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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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‘Gansett’s limited-edition Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout, a unique collaboration between two iconic Rhode Island companies, is set to hit shelves in just 2 weeks. A custom blend of Narragansett’s bittersweet milk stout with dark, delicious Autocrat Coffee makes for a delightful beer that is more Rhode Island than Roger Williams himself. Since the 1890’s, Narragansett Beer and Autocrat Coffee have been home-grown Rhode Island favorites. With more than 100 years of shared heritage, the two local legends joined forces to celebrate the art of craft brewing and bring New England an emblematic brew that pays homage to their history. The full-bodied milk stout is enriched with the robust flavor of Autocrat Coffee to achieve an extraordinary taste experience. Brewed under the supervision of award-winning Brewmaster Sean Larkin, Narragansett’s Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout delivers a flavorful, smooth, dark brew with notes of roasted barley, chocolate malt and rich crystal malt. The exacting touch of hops provides just the right amount of bitterness to balance the sweet notes of the malts and milk sugar.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
two7offsuit (196) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Pours dark brown with a tan head and lots of lacing. Aromas of roasted malt and dark chocolate. Flavors of roasted malt but mostly of coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (1962) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Tall boy can to snifter. Nose is dark chocolate with a roasty note. Light coffee. Pitch black with a light brown head. Taste is initially coffee, then let’s a creamy softness come through. Finished with a weird tartness. Pretty decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1651) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Can in the train to Portsmouth thanks to Leighton. Clear brown with a large light brown head. Coffee, cocoa, chocolate, earthy, light flowery, caramel. Medium body, oily/creamy texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and light bitter. Soft, full and not too sweet. Good beer to start the day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9110) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Can during the IOW Jolly, train tasting on the 0930 Waterloo - Portsmouth, thankd to Leighton 24/08/14. Black with a well appointed tan covering. Nose is sweetened dark malts, lactic tang, earthy cocoa, dark toffee. Taste comprises dark fruits, red berry notes, chocolate, roast malt, lactic ring. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sweetish vibe in the close. Solid enough sweet stout but didn’t get much coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (4494) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2014
Can - Cocoa and chocolate with some light bitter roast.  Jet black with a decent light brown head.  Bittersweet chocolate, cocoa and a light sweetness.  Not too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (7057) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Can on the train during the IoW jolly, thanks to Leighton. It pours dark brown with a medium tan head. The nose is sweet, coffee, milk chocolate, lactose, light roast and earth. The taste is smooth, roasty, earthy, coffee, milk chocolate, light bitterness and some mild tang fruits with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Easy going & straight-forward.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jesterdeal (1923) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2014
Can from Reynolds314. Aroma of roasted black coffee. Pours black with a huge fluffy tan head. Taste is bitter coffee, roast, brazilnut and iron. A bit harsh but definitely for coffee lovers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (310) - - MAR 7, 2014
Opaque, medium lacing. Medium body, rather lean, fairly long. Bitter, a little sour, dry, dilute finish. Roast flavors and little hops, commercial coffee taste, tobacco. Ok if nothing better available. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheBeerLover (1025) - DC Metro Area, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Two iconic Rhode Island companies come together. This beer is brewed with Autocrat coffee NOT Autocrat coffee syrup that is used to make coffee milk. So what you have here is a coffee stout and a very good one in my opinion. This beer pours to a jet black color with a creamy tan head, and a moderate carbonation. The nose is very inviting with aromas of coffee, dark chocolate, and mild roast. The palate is a bit lean but with good dark malt, bitter-sweet chocolate and coffee flavors. This beer finishes with more good chocolate and coffee up front then ends with good, mild dry roasty bitterness that lingers. Well done coffee stout. I would have like a little more body, and a little more coffee aroma and flavor. It should be noted that Narragansett is a regional/contract brewer, and is brewing a beer for broader taste range that the craft beer drinker. This is an excellent beer. It sold out in Rhode Island and other markets in a matter of a few days. I hope this one returns. Not the best coffee milk stout I’ve had from a RI brewer. I prefer Woonsocket’s Ravenous Brewery’s Coffee Milk Stout better. That being said, if I had a steady supply of this beer? It would always be in my fridge. If you are a coffee drinker, and enjoy stouts and coffee stouts? You are going to like this beer. I love coffee, I love stout, so this was a no brainer for me. A beer like this suits my tastes perfectly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (2340) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Can left at my house, thanks for the opportunity Brian! Pours a solid dark brown with a creamy off white head that persists forever. Aromas of roast, coffee, cream, and a hint of dark fruit and chocolate. The flavor reminds me of Murphy’s but add some coffee to it. Earthy bitter roasted grains with a bit of cream and a whole lot of coffee. Medium to thin body with a moderate level of carbonation and a creamy silky mouthfeel. Decent enough brew, but a bit heavy on the coffee without enough body or sweetness of something to back it up.

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