novice101 (308) - - JUN 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Not an overly impressive stout, but solid. Pours black with almost no head to speak off. It smells of roasted malts and some chocolate malts, the beer is fairly roasted with some chocolate and lactose sweetness, the beer has good consistency
OzarkElmo (303) - Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA - MAY 12, 2011
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
From 16 oz. can to tulip. Pours a medium brown with moderate head. Sweet and funky on the nose. Not really pleasant in the aroma, taste or finish. Would not purchase. Pass.
BeerInHeaven (292) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours black with a thick cocoa colored head. Aroma is rich malt, some bread notes. Full rich taste. Creamy mouth feel. Semi sweet flavor. Then mildly bitter with coffee notes. Very pleasant mildly bittersweet finish. Solid stout.
mensch (289) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2012
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
I wouldnít have bought this if I knew it had lactose; Iíll pay for it later. Deep black color, not much aroma - a little sweet coffee. Flavor is lightly roasty, coffee and dark malt. Underwhelming. It seems to be all about the texture, which is very smooth but has no reason for its existence. Too smooth, sweet and thick to stand up to the one-dimensional flavor. This would be much better with oatmeal instead of the lactose, and a bit more roasted barley.
MaltOne (288) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
16oz can. Good coffee-chocolate aroma. Pours opaque black coffee brown, with sustaained with fluffy tan head. Flavor carries on the coffee chocolate, but with an earthiness to it as well. Medium to light body. Faint coffee finish, with a slight sweet note. Very smooth and drinkable. This is very useful in thet it gives you a classic stout profile, yet, is not particularly complex, heavy, or alcoholic - making it a highly drinkable beer.
Barnoloid (277) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can pour into pint glass. Pours a pitch dark color with a thin and reedy off white head. Nose is milk chocolate and filter coffee. A very smooth cream stout with a great lactose feel to it. No real hop presence here, with only a limited bitterness. But hops are not what you came for here. Solid.
Beachmaster (269) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 3, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a 16oz can into a pint glass. Pours an inky black, with a small tan head which quickly fades, leaving minimal lacing. Nose is dark malt. Taste is dark malt and a slight hint of caramel and chocolate. Smooth mouth fell, with a long lasting finish. Very good.
JustDrinkIt (261) - Arizona, USA - MAR 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep dark brown pour with plenty of light toffee colored head. Aroma of vanilla, heavy cream, soft chocolate. Flavor is like a super creamy chocolate mocha, hints of cinnamon and nutmeg, whipped cream.
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 22, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Deep brown-black pour with soft off-white head. Fresh roast malt, light vanilla creation and brown sugar sweetness. Flavor is light roast malt/coffee and lactose cream with a bitter chocolate finish. Clean and semi-rich. Nice.
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mcnealc31 (255) - Elida, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2011
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Theyíve got the color right for sure with a black pour and some deep brown on the edges. Lots of roasted and smokey oatmeal in the nose. Surprisingly creamy with some delightful chocolate and strong coffee flavors. The coffee really lingers. Mouthfeel is a bit light for as dark as this is, but itís really tasty and goes down rather easily.
Overall, I think itís great. Smooth, not too big, bold and well balanced flavors. Iím a fan!