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RATINGS: 453   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   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.


HonusWagner's rating

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1331) - Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Nose has amazing notes of vanilla and chocolate, but the taste is actually a bit overbearing on the vanilla and has a slightly over-roasted quality to it. A very good beer, mind, but strangely a bit too much of a good thing in some ways.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rrauth (1177) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Roasty vanilla - logging this in from untappd to synchronize all my beers into rate beer for better statistics.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
lownote (53) - USA - JUL 30, 2014
Pours pitch black with a lacy off white head from tap. Smells very sweet. Pretty carbonated but a very smooth thickish feel. Delicious roasted tastes like coffee along with lots of vanilla and some chocolate. Very good beer. A little hoppier than Id expect but dont mind it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barrelbelly (624) - BELGIUM - JUL 30, 2014
Dark black with large head. Chocolate and roasted coffee beans aroma. Vanilla aroma and taste not so pronounced. Sweet coffee and dark chocolate finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (131) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Pours a very dark brown with a small tan head and no lacing. Aroma of roasted (almost burnt) malts, coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Taste followed the nose closely. I did get some burnt and charred taste in there. Along with the coffee, chocolate, and vanilla of course. Nothing really stood out with this, nothing special, but not bad either. I thought stouts agedwell though? The bottle say enjoy this fresh, even though bottled in April. Hmmmm

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (601) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Pours black with a frothy cappuccino head. Lots of sticky lacing. Nose is dark-roasted malt and vanilla. Notes of dark chocolate. Taste is mildly bitter with a bold malt undertone. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Tasty brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maley1 (745) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
Dark brown almost black pour with large beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, hint of coffee and chocolate and very faint vanilla. Taste of roasted malts, faint cocoa, faint coffee, faint vanilla and a slightly dry bitter finish. Body was a little thin, medium carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RickTheRick (337) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
L’opacité de cette bière ne laisse aucune place à un imaginaire lumineux. C’est noir, très noir. Une épaisse couche de mousse brune se pose sur la bière. Au nez, tous les arômes typiques au style se battent pour l’attention de nos narines : le chocolat, le café et la torréfaction sont puissants. Ces éléments se retrouvent décuplés en bouche, c’est délicieux. Malgré l’intensité des saveurs, la bière se laisse boire très facilement grâce à sa texture soyeuse et crémeuse. Un autre coup de circuit pour cette brasserie à l’inventaire sans failles.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RussianDragon (339) - - JUL 16, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a rich chocolaty black with a full 2 fingers of foamy beige head that takes a while to settle down. Ample lacing in its wake, and light does not pass; a good sign of things to come. Aroma is muted cocoa powder, roasted malts, and milk chocolate. Flavor is full, especially for a 6.5% offering: round roasty notes with chocolate, mocha and a sweet caramelly finish. Silky and full-bodied with active carbonation. . Light bodied and really easy to drink. I would have this again. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-13-2012

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Spab (2304) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
500 ml bottle from Premier Gourmet. Pours a nearly black, dark brown with large, creamy mocha-coloured head. Aroma is both roasty and sweet with generous vanilla bean, dark chocolate and a little coffee. Flavour is also a nice mix of roast and sweet, neither overpowers but both are assertive, with vanilla bean the most prominent flavour but cocoa and coffee also readily apparent as well as some subtle caramel. Mouthfeel is relatively creamy. Very good.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nejhleader (1223) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Very nice. Classic creamy stout body. Vanilla aroma, taste is of nice roast been with subtle vanilla.


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