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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This pitch black milk stout is teaming with rich roasted malt and coffee flavors. The addition of milk sugar tames these intense flavors with a silky sweetness. A very easy drinking, full bodied beer. This beer gets its’ name from the Milwaukee landmark, the Allen-Bradley clock tower, who locals fondly call “Polish Moon”.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (3270) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2012
This stout pours a deep black like a stout should but is markedly lacking in the head department. The nose is nice though w/ a fresh, coffee-like roasted malt taste. This is complimented by some sweetness once tasted. Rich and full bodied w/ just slightly prickly carbonation. This is tasty stuff that really grows on you as it warms. It gets sweeter w/o tasting too thick. Might be a little sweet to be a true session stout but it invites you to linger over it a little bit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blklab2007 (2081) - Connecticut, USA - APR 11, 2012
Bottle poured a dark brown color with a nice one finger tan head that retained well. Aroma has roasted malt, lactic sweetness, light coffee, and chocolate. Mouth feel is on the light side of medium and there is medium low carbonation. Flavor brings in a bit more coffee, lactic sweetness, lightly roasted malt, milk chocolate, and the finish brings them all together nicely. They have nailed the style here and the balance of roast, malt, and sweetness is at the right level to let the lactic side do it’s thing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2504) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 10, 2012
Tasted on 4/10/12 from a capped 12oz bottle received in a BIF. Pours an opaque cola brown with an average tan head that leaves fairly thick lacing. The nose is classic milk stout with a creamy chocolate aroma, and a hint of nutty dark chocolate with some roasted coffee underlying. The flavor is mostly dry with the creamy chocolate up front, moving to nutty dark chocolate and a touch of roasted coffee bean bitterness. The body is full and creamy with average, very smooth carbonation, and a long creamy chocolate and lightly nutty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reggiedunlop (3410) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2012
Pours dark brown/black with a medium tan head. Aroma has light coffee and cocoa...mild dark fruit...milky. flavor is roasty with dark cocoa and a hint of smokiness. Mouthfeel is full and creamy with a roasty/lightly smoky finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (8853) - Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2012
On tap at the brewery. This is this brewery’s strength, a really nice milk stout with a nice sweetness but also a mellowing bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbuzz (761) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 29, 2012
dark thick with a full long lasting head. strong soy sauce taste..slightly alcholy but a pretty good beer

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (4438) - Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2012
12 ounce bottle that pours a dark black cola color with a thin tan head that dissipates quickly. Aromas of roast, chocolate, some vanilla, and a touch of lactose. All the aromas were in the flavor, but just a weaker version, chocolate however did stand out more than the other flavors. Thin on the palate for a stout, almost reminded me of a soda.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (7713) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 12, 2012
On tap at the Milwaukee Brewing Co. Pours near black with a creamy brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of sweet dark grains with some sweet creamy chocolate and a hint of roast. Flavor begins with sweet chocolate and sweet dark bread with a hint of backing roast and coffee to cut the sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (6193) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Flight on tap at the brewpub (Milwaukee, WI). Pours a rich blackish hue, not opaque, with some ruby notes dancing on the edges and in the body. A frothy tannish head sits atop and stays as a firm thick ring, laces well. Aromas are dashes of cocoa and roasty malts, gentle roasted barley and coffee, touches of sweetness, caramel, biscuits. Toast, firm coffee roast comes on as it warms more. Initial is lighter end of medium bodied, offering, coating the palate with a firm roasted ashy barley up front, toast and roast, coffee. Middle gets a bit more creamy, some toffee, gentle cocoa on the sweeter side of things. Nice and inviting, finish gets a touch dry and roasty, yet some firm malt body still sticks, making it a firm feel. It’s not the best representation of the style, but it’s inviting and drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2012
Draft at Milwaukee Brewing. Pours a deep brown/black with a tan head. Nose is moderately sweet, caramel and roast. Light coffee notes and cocoa as well. On tasting, light sweetness accentuating the body, medium full. More of the cocoa, faint lactose and roasty malts. drying finish overall. Clean and really quite nice.


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