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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our American-style stout aged on organic vanilla beans. Intense notes of coffee and dark chocolate lead way to subtle notes of natural vanilla. Flaked oats generate a silky mouthfeel.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (2980) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Pours cola brown with a tan foam head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt, and coffee. Sweet flavor with chocolate upfront followed quickly vanilla with an undercurrent of roasted malt with hint of coffee. Very enjoyable.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (394) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 5, 2015
2015/04/05 - Pours a jet black colour, with a foamy, beige head that slowly reduces and leaves ample lacing. Aroma is roasted coffee, bitter cocoa, vanilla, mild smokiness and a hint of oak. Taste is strong vanilla, bitter cocoa, roasted coffee and hints of oak and smoke. Mouthfeel is silky with a medium to heavy body and a dry, moderately bitter finish. Nice vanilla notes without being overpowering. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
anthony850 (330) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Very smooth stout with a great vanilla taste. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cool_Bond (1834) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2015
Lovely scent and taste of chocolate, coffee and sweetness. Exquisite bitterness that fills the mouth forever. Really good beer to drink. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
katrinaez (332) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2015
UPDATED: APR 5, 2015 Thick and rich. Velvet mouth feel. Oak and coffee. Vanilla is light but the heavy hit is still good. You must enjoy a thick stout and want to have a filling beverage for this baby. Bottle

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3794) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle from PhillyCraft. Thanks Vin! It pours a very dark brown/black color with a tall, but shrinking tan head. The aroma has rich chocolate, toast and some lactose sugar, vanilla notes along with some coffee roastiness. The flavor is coffee forward with some intense roast and acidity. Mild vanilla notes add some needed sweetness. Nice bready/toasted malt throughout with a good roasted finish. Light bodied for the style, but enough to support all the flavors. Very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pcshotsauce33 (61) - Columbus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Very thin easy drinking stout with light head. Dark pour with roasted chocolate, coffee, and hints of vanilla. Strong presence and pretty enjoyable with pretty low alcohol compared to many other stouts. Was expecting more but still quite satisfied.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pacv27 (53) - - FEB 21, 2015
Beige creamy head 3 fingers in depth. The beer is very dark brown, nearly black in color. There is smokiness in the aroma along with some chocolate notes. Not getting much else. Mouthfeel is a little light for a stout. There is a lot of coffee taste in this stout with an oaky and smoked character to it. Really not getting much of the vanilla. Not really thrilled with this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VastActiv (3485) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Tap at Blind Tiger, New York. Colour is black with small slightly brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Coffee, hints of dark chocolate and roasted malts. Served as ice cold. This is actually quite thin but again very drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerathon (1444) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Jet black color with thick, creamy cocoa colored head and lacing. Intense coffeee and bitter chocolate flavors with some vanilla undertones. Silky smooth mouth feel. My description is spot on with the way Maine describes their beer. Sold it perfectly.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (727) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Deep coffee and roasted malt aroma. Taste is the same with some cocoa in there too. Almost a light palate for how dark it seems. No sweetness, very dry. Good well made dry stout, but think with the coffee and cocoa flavors I would prefer a slight sweetness to it? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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