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RATINGS: 574   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Draft. Black pour, tan head, little retention/lace. Aroma of coffee, cream, dark chocolate, roast. Taste is sweet, creamy, dark chocolate, roast. Palate is fizzy, creamy, rich finish.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WeeHeavySD (3377) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle sitting in my parents fridge in Maine. Pour is deep black with a rich big brown head. Nose coffee and malt. Taste is bitter a rich. This feels far too much like drinking carbonated cold brew coffee. Which is far removed from what I expected from opening. Too much coffee for me

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15096) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2016
Bottle at home - Bottle Share. Black - brown head. Vanilla. Burned malts. Milk chocolate. Sweetness. A bit thin. Light bitterness. High caramel. Roasted. Simple - but nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (2614) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Nitro draft at Bru Craft. Opaque dark brown/black pour that started with a solid head of brown foam. Giant showing of lace. Creamy stout flavors of dark cocoa, vanilla and espresso. Semi-glossy black liquorice. Hints of cigarettes and vinyl. Not overly complicated but what is there is well done.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (6420) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2016
From a 50 cl bottle. Black with beige head. Roasted malt aroma with chocolate, vanilla and coconut. Medium to full bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry, low bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tia (1664) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Dark with thick head and decent lacing. Strong coffee aroma, I do get a hint of vanilla, or chocolate, or both. Nice flavor with a little earthiness. More carbonation than others. Liked it over all.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopTsing (546) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2016
From the bottled poured a medium bodied black brew with a brown head. Flavors and aromas of coffee, and malt with a hint of vanilla.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
commonshawn (1011) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Tap at brewery with commonmac and rosskyle and samadouche. Black with small off white head. Beautiful chocolate aroma. Taste is amazing. Chocolate, roasted malt, high sugar, very smooth finish and just enough bite. One of the best stouts I’ve had.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hirigalzkar (2808) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle. Elegant stout with a salty nose with notes of licorice and a choclaty and dry taste with notes of wood and vanilla. Creamy mouthfeel

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevd193213 (988) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a creamy tan head. Aroma of faint roasted malt, coffee, and the slightest hint of vanilla. Creamy mouthfeel, easy drinking with a slight dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darwenus (844) - Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Not a strikingly different stout, but a good one. This beer pours dark brown to black with thin, lacy head. The aroma is coffee and deeply roasted malt. Strong coffee on the flavor. If the vanilla is there at all, it’s subtle. It isn’t sweet, but it is rich and tasty. Creamy mouthfeel.


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