on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
No commercial description

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
M82 (427) - Kansas, USA - DEC 1, 2014
A black body trimmed in mahogany supports a quickly fading, creamy to frothy, light khaki head which settles to a medium ring with a few arcing series of dots and islands

Rich, integrated aromas and flavors of vanilla infused chocolate cake badder, treacle, caramel, nuttiness, and faint accents of plumb preserves and cola on a light-plus body offering light carbonation and light residuals of the previously mentioned components with a greater emphasis on the dark fruit sweetness

Lots of flavor and richness in a sessionally appropriate strength and package, glad to have this brewery near by

16oz can code 11:37 drink by 04/03/15 served first week of KC availability this year at 45ļ into 14.7oz Zwiesel Cognac snifter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WisconsinBeer (716) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Can. Very deep in color, nice foamy head. Aroma is roast and vanilla beans. Flavor is mild roasted malts, sweet but not cloying. Milk chocolate and vanilla are prominent on the palate. Medium bodied. Delicious and well made.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2390) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Dark brown/black color; Medium body; Aroma of toasted sweet malt, vanilla, cocoa, & dark chocolate; Flavor of roasted malt, milk/dark chocolate, some vanilla, hops, and coffee; Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillRunForBeer (1735) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 29, 2014
16oz can. Pours nearly black with a beige head that lasts. Aroma is mostly vanilla, some chocolate some roasted malts. Milky sweet stout with a hint of chocolate and lots of vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6355) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 24, 2014
16oz can via the Local Why the Hell Not BIF. Pours a mostly opaque black with quite a bit of fizzy, sudsy beige head. Nose is kinda cool, lots of malt, some toast, quite a bit of raisin, some licorice too.. The vanilla bean is there, but in a very raw sense. Flavor sort of follows, chewy grains, malt, toast, thereís a fig jam thing happening too, some vanilla, brown sugar too. Slightly heavier carbonation leads to a bit of a heavy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stine (1713) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Borders on black, with a luminescent mahogany sheen around the edges. Velvety aroma of fresh baked cookie dough, chocolate, and raspberry. Itís quite straightforward, but the essence of vanilla here is deftly integrated into an ample malt structure; it never grows cloying or seems artificial.

The vanilla notes in the flavor are strikingly more herbal; they skirt the surface a bit more here. Sarsaparilla flavors blend with cinnamon bark. Here itís clear that there isnít enough malt flavor to support this level of flavoring, which is a disappointment given the promising aroma.

The thin palate accentuates this issue, of course; there is ultimately little to no body to support all this vanilla. Worse and worse it gets, unfortunately.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
beersighted (134) - - JUN 26, 2014
Rich, sugary malts are complimented by a mild, but distinct vanilla undertone. Medium body and moderate head, this solid black American stout leaves a pleasant coat on my palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2081) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours black with tan head. Vanilla, sweetness, roasted malt, and some chocolate on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice vanilla note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lemke10 (914) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 23, 2014
This pours a dark brown color with a foamy, light brown head. The aroma is sweet with malts, coffee, and molasses but not much of a vanilla smell. The taste is smooth, sweet, and robust. The texture is lighter and not as thick or heavy as the regular Buffalo Sweat. There is a slight hint of vanilla, but itís not as evident as other vanilla stouts in the market.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
novice101 (308) - - JUN 21, 2014
This was a great variation to the regular buffalo sweat, pours black with a slight mocha colore head, it smells of chocolate, malts and vanilla. Taste is vanilla sweetness up front followed by some chocolate and roasted malt notes, the beer is fairly thick and the finish is clean

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 3 4 5  6  7 8 9 » 20

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50