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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney36 (15) - - AUG 4, 2013
Great stout with very balanced flavor. Lots of coffee, chocolate and espresso flavor. Pours black with quickly dissipating head. Great summer stout, not too heavy, smooth. For non imperial stout, this may be the best I’ve had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (3933) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Bottle from a neighbor, good easy basic well made milk stout, creamy without the roastyness

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9960) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2013
Tap at the Ginger Man, NYC, 18/05/13. Listed by the GM as ’River Horse - Oatmeal Coffee Stout 6.7%’ but checking the database and reviews I figure it must be this beer as most reviews give mention to the coffee. Mid black with a medium sized dirty tan/mocha head. Nose is roast malt, cocoa, light coffee notes, molasses. Taste comprises chocolate, roast malt, coffee, molasses. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, roast in the finish. Solid enough.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (1636) - - MAY 28, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2014 Re-rate under correct listing. Black with a thick mocha head. Aroma is baker’s chocolate and oat. Very pleasant and balance. Taste adds some fudge but is just slightly overly bitter. Medium sticky palate. Pretty solid, but not on the level of the coffee version.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (771) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Growler from Canal’s in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Opaque black color with a small, brief beige head. Rich, dark roasted coffee aroma. Sweet roasted malt flavor is very coffee-like with notes of milk chocolate and toffee. Very smooth and creamy with a touch too much sweetness for my liking. Good, none the less.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle:   Pours black, thin beige head, light lacing.   Sweet roasted coffee nose, with cream and sugar.   Bright roastiness up front, definite cream and sugar, with a very soft hop aspect.   This very much comes across as heavily sweetened black coffee.   The roasted bitterness compliments the chocolate like malt backing.   Very nice.   Body and mouthfeel are full to moderate.   Lingering sweet roastiness along with coffee and chocolate.   Sweet, yet roasted bitterness.   One of the better River Horse brews I have had.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (1003) - Vermont, USA - APR 29, 2013
12 FL. OZ. bottle shipped from NJ by dmac. Thanks! To snifter, it pours a rusted, charcoal dark brown: creamy buff/yellow-brown head, 1˝. fingers in length. Aromas of oatmeal, tobacco, and raisins, followed by molasses, burnt toast, coffee syrup, sugar plums, and milk chocolate. Tastes of black liquorice; star anise; sweat; refined sugar; chocolate almond milk; toast. Earthiness and medicinal hops by swallow. Some plastic, too. Not bad at all. Easily drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cool_Bond (1586) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2013
Milk Stout? More Coffee Stout would say. Lots of aroma of coffee. Very taste of coffee. Long aftertaste. Perfectly okay beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brystmar (1289) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 5, 2013
On cask at dba Brooklyn. Aroma is milky espresso, which wasn't expected and is damn pleasant. Yeah, the coffee here is just fantastic. Taste doesn't hold the same depth, as the milky sweet stout dances with the oats at a middle-school arm length. Zero coffee on the palate. Silky body courtesy of the oatmeal. Good, not great.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (2236) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 24, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours thick black color with a mocha colored head. Aroma has subtle notes of chocolate, toffee, and lactose. Taste is semi-sweet with chocolate, molasses, and a touch of lactose.


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