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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A perfect blend of classic dry stout character with brilliant flavors of Neapolitan Ice Cream. Experience the nostalgic flavors of chocolate, vanilla and strawberry all in one glass Ė because sometimes ice cream just isnít enough. 16.4į


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
eausten (5) - - JAN 20, 2013 does not count
Favorite. Not too sweet. Well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EatDrinkMerry (4) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 21, 2014 does not count
Did you ever think a stout could ever find a place during the hot days of summer? Neither did I, until I tried this beer. Itís an ice cream parlor in a bottle. If that kind of thing appeals to you, this beer wonít disappoint.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Krej (151) - USA - MAR 17, 2014
This is pretty good. You can taste the strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla l at once and none of them really overpower another. They all mix well and itís very good.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
malkyore (267) - - MAR 17, 2014
Smells like strawberry ice cream, and it tastes like strawberry ice cream. Coming out in words it sounds like it should be weird, and to be completely honest if I read this I would think it was weird, but itís not. Itís great. Nice and sweet and creamy with a strawberry ice cream flavor. The longer it sits in your mouth you can kind of get the chocolate and vanilla. This is a good one!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zach8270 (3779) - Henrietta, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2014
(draft @ Saugatuck Brewing - Douglas, MI) Dark brown pour with a creamy tan head. Roasted malt aroma with some hints of strawberry and chocolate. Flavor is exactly like eating neapolitan ice cream. Chocolate moves to vanilla moves to a light strawberry hint at the end. Creamy and roasty.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SilverfoX (576) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
it really does smell like chocolate ice cream!! very very dark brown just with a smattering of tan lacing, wow, smooth, rich and creamy sweet burnt chocolate, with a little of the strawberry and vanilla in the background, bloody nice!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
justkoehn (21) - Michigan, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Little head medium lacing. Coffee appearance with notes of strawberry smell. Chocolate taste with hint of vanilla. A little berry aftertaste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jc1762 (133) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 19, 2015
Tap at Craft Beer Rising (London, 19 February 2015) Shows black ink with latte colored rims. The nose literally smells like neopolitan ice cream. All the flavors of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry are there. The palate is exactly the same with a strong emphasis on the strawberry. There is an extremely slight sweetness from the lactose but itís completely dry. This is definitely a dessert beer. Light coffee notes here and there where it finishes off the bitterness. Smooth and well carbonated. This is definitely a fun beer and nothing like it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Bottled 11/06/13 and poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass. $2.69 single purchased at Fairway Sav-Mor in Eastpointe, Michigan. Appearance: Almost pitch black with a slight ruby tint. Seems to have excellent clarity (until youíre close to finishing your beer and notice yeast stuck to the bottom of the glass.) Tiny sand colored head floats on top and dissipates rather quickly, despite an aggressive pour. Not much lacing. Smell: Iíll be damned... smells like Neapolitan ice cream. Vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry. The chocolate covered strawberry aroma is almost intoxicating. The vanilla is more in the background, but hey, itís vanilla... itís a pretty subtle thing. Quite sweet on the nose, as Iíd anticipate. Smells a lot like that Neapolitan astronaut ice cream, naturally. Taste/feel: First sip was the best sip, without a doubt -- tastes like I hoped it would... a good stout with all the flavors of Neapolitan ice cream thrown in. A sort of tangy sweetness on the front (probably from the strawberry), with a chocolate Frosty sort of flavor in the middle, and a roasty finish. As sweet as this smells, itís really quite nicely balanced and itís never cloying. The beerís not syrupy thick, and the mildly prickly carbonation makes this incredibly drinkable. Saugatuckís beers seem to widely be regarding as mediocre, but this is the standout among many... and I can see why. It tastes as advertised, and does a great job doing it. Like I said, the first sip is the best, but itís still damn good the rest of the way down. I could easily drink a decent number of these in succession and not get bored (from a lack of depth of flavor) or queasy (from too much alcohol, or syrupy sweet consistency). I nitro version of this beer may be too much for me to handle in terms of ridiculous awesomeness. If you see this beer, absolutely buy the hell out of it. This isnít just a sort of novelty beer -- itís a well-crafted one that any adventurous craft beer fan needs to try out. I especially recommend this brew if you like the taste of desserts, but donít so much care for the excessive sweetness they provide -- Neapolitan Stout has an excellent balance thatís sure to please... it truthfully offers everything it advertises, and MORE.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chick0320 (3) - Saint Clair Shores, Michigan, USA - FEB 19, 2014 does not count
I love how you can taste all the Neapolitan flavors. Itís got a nice, dark appearance and wonderful aroma. I love this beer!


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