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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
5.7% sweet (milk) stout aged on a free-trade, organic Ecuadorian cacao nibs which impart a complex de-bittered chocolate flavor which we soften with vanilla and the lactose showing through from the underlying sweet stout. The resulting beer is a great drinkable, low alcohol desert beer that is a favorite particularly those with a sweat tooth. This beer was our first collaboration with a homebrewer. Chris Stawney is a close friend to the brewery and came up with the idea and receipe for this beer. His beer was submitted to the Stone Pro/Am competition in 2011 but despite winning the popular vote wasn’t selected. Their decision is our gain since we’ve always enjoyed this beer. Thanks Chris!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18323) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2015
Draught at Rip Current North Park, San Diego. Black beer with a nice beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, creamy, caramel, coffee notes. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, licorice, raisins, creamy notes. Full bodied for the ABV.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (11653) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2015
On tap at the Rip Current (North Park) Brew Pub. Poured a dark brown color with a small sized off white head. Chocolate, vanilla, roast with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (8275) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Draft at the brewery tasting room. Pours near black with a beige head. Sweet cocoa powder and sweet caramel malts, with lighter roasted coffee notes. Rich and sweet and chocolatey. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jehoesefat (363) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Sweety chocolate aromas. Pours thick black with a foamy white head. Tastes like chocolate milk, no real beer character to it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1787) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Pours a pitch black with a thin tan head with nice lacing. Aroma is spicy dark coco nibs, milk coco, roasted malts, coffee, caramel, and sweet malts. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma with a lot nice nice chocolate notes. Has a medium body with a semi watery mouthfeel and mostly sweet, medium finish. Overall, a pretty tasty sweet stout that features chocolate notes nicely.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
peteinSD (1462) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 2, 2013
On tap. Black pour with a slick of tan foam. Aroma is subdued with roast, chocolate, and slight vanilla. Taste is light chocolate with roast. Clean drinker but very minimal in both aroma and taste. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Dark brown, almost black, pour with a khaki head. Strong roasted malt and lactose aromas. Good chocolate, and an interesting dark fruit character. Slight vanilla and some caramel. Slight chocolate bitterness along with plenty of roasted malt, lactose, and dark fruits. Nice cocoa flavor, some caramel, and mild coffee.

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