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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 4.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Golden Milk Stout with Portola Coffee. Originally brewed with Portolaís Don Pachi Coffee in collaboration with Playground DTSA and Portola Coffee. First called Donís Naughty Sauce.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
iowaherkeye (2698) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Nitro at Blind Lady Ale House, side by side with the Bean Bump. Clear medium yellow amber, whitish Nitro head. Big coffee aroma, though less after Iíd smelled bean bump. Also smells a little sweet with vanilla and lactose, but again, way less after drinking the Bean Bump. Flavor has plenty of coffee, no burnt or acidic notes. A little sweet, but after a couple sips of the Bump, seems rather tasteless and watery. Light body with low carbonation. Actually very tasty and sessionable, albeit itís mainly a big coffee bomb. I am OK with this. The Bean Bump is just so much more intense with fruity coffee berry notes it makes this one a little less badass. I think Iíd like a halfway point between the two. More coffee complexity in the lower alcohol beer to, well, make it more complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bacterial (1829) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2014
What the fuck am I drinking!!!-??!-! Draft at Beechwood BBQ Lobg Beach. Looks like an IPA - clear amber pour with a thick white head. Nose is coffee and slightly malty. Mouthfeel is really thick despite it being such a simple looking beer. Wow taste coffee malty and slightly sweet. I donít understand. Coffee only goes into dark beers???!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ADfan (647) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Pours a hazy golden orange color with a nice head. Aroma has coffee all the way with some mild nuttiness. Taste has a smooth coffee flavor. It also has some vanilla and roasted malt flavor. Unique taste considering the appearance. Good finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Pazzypunker (1) - - JAN 22, 2014 does not count
A top notch beer from start to finish, this is perhaps the best milk stout out there today (and I have tasted Udder Love). ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jcarb28 (97) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Pours a hazy orange, nothing I would imagine for a stout. Coffee aromas right of the bat. The drink is amazing with a creamy, silky taste on the palate and sweet coffee flavors throughout the drink. A must!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Peacehammer (624) - California, USA - AUG 25, 2013
pours hazy gold. Huge coffee on the nose. Think new spent coffee. Thick and creamy on the palate, with perfect notes of coffee. So freaking good. Not quite a stout by definition, but it doesnít matter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barreras (1114) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - AUG 18, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2014 Pours a cloudy yellow color with a strong coffee and cigar aroma. The appearance of this beer does not match the flavor and aroma. Taste is complex, with coffee, roasted hops, and caramel mixed with a light drinkability. A hint of creaminess throughout the beer which I equate to milk being in this beer. This beer tastes more like a stout than any other style, I really enjoyed it and would divulge again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DesertDevil (582) - Arizona, USA - AUG 14, 2013
On draft on the brewery. Pours a hazy, light golden mandarin orange. Intense coffee nose with a boatload of pungent roastiness and an earthy-tobacco spice blend. Awesome taste of light-roasted coffee (much less than the nose), a touch of caramel, a sweet, slightly creamy middle, and a very malty finish. Total mindfreak; close your eyes and drink it and youíll swear itís a normal, sweet coffee stout. Great brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (8930) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Tap at 38 Degrees for The Full Pint 6th Anniversary. Panama version. Pours clear orange with nitro white foam. Sheets of nitro foam. Nose is rich coffee, hilarious for SRM, pretty much smells like walking into a sidewalk coffee shop. Taste is really nice- caramel frappacino comes to mind, vanilla latte, rich. I donít usually like coffee beers, but this one really was delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
haddon90 (1528) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Draft at Hollingshead. Pours a clear, dark golden color with a thick, frothy, white head. Strong aroma of coffee and chocolate. Very smooth taste with coffee and a chocolate finish. Unique gold stout, but one of the more impressive beers I have ever had!

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