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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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A milk stout. Social Lubricant, a beer that lives up to its name. This is a black stout beer with a firm brown head. We add a little bit of lactose for ballast. Columbus is home to Cummins Inc., makers of diesel engines. This beer is dedicated to the hard working men and women of Cummins

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MI2CA (1340) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - SEP 27, 2008
Sample at 2008 Indy Microbrewers Fest - Aroma of dark roasted malts, meaty, ashy, chocolate and some hops. Pours black with a brown head. Flavor matches aroma and is very roasty and smokey. Palate is dry and ashy. Tasty but nothing I would drink a lot of in one sitting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (1192) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Pretty bitter for a milk stout. But a nice bitter beer with sweetness over time. Nice head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Acknud (1078) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - AUG 18, 2008
Black pour with a cream chocolate head. Nose is prominent with chocolate and coffee. A little thin considering the name. Taste matches nose.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAY 4, 2008
Draft at the brewery: Midnight black pour with a short mocha head. The nose was hard to detect out of the pint glass, but light nights of chocolate and roast were detectable. The body was nice and full, with that classic lactose induced mouthfeel. Lots of roasted malt, fudge and coffee notes come alive in the body. A slight metallic tinge on the back of the tongue brings this down for me, but a really respectable attempt on their small scale system.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JAN 25, 2009
Indy Winterfest ’09. Dark brown to black with a light tan head. subtle nose. Round sweet and chocolate. Creamy. Subtle creamy mouthfeel with small bubbles. Sweet balanced chocolate malt. A little astringency and roast. Acidic roast. A bit creamy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
smoosh (536) - New Albany, Indiana, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Huge, chocolate roast in the nose - wow! Typical nitro stout appearance - black body with a creamy had of small, tight beige bubbles. Delicious! The flavor matches the aroma. Beer is soft on the palate. A terrific beer and one that makes a visit to Columbus quite likely!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (369) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2014
On tap, poured into a shaker. Chocolate and coffee are very noticeable in the aroma with a touch of cream. It’s a very dark, black body with an abundant tan head that coats the glass with lots of messy lace. It’s a medium high sweetness with a touch of bitter at the finish. The body is on the low side of full, but robust none-the-less, with a slick texture and a light amount of soft carbonation that starts to feel flat by the end. It finishes with a chocolate milk note and a bit of grains, coffee grounds and ash. A light chocolate and ash quality sticks around in the brief aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TearsforBeers (183) - Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2009
Notes from Indy Winterfest. Pours black with off white head. Aroma is of weak coffee. The flavor is bitter, chocolate, dark malts, dry, with lactic sourness. Palate was slightly thin. Overall, pretty decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
alleycat (11) - Indiana, USA - FEB 6, 2010
Black creamy stout. Off white head which lasts a little while. Stron roast flavor with hints of coffee and chocolate.

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