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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6974) - 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 (1744) - 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 (2375) - 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 (947) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (5181) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Black pour from draft at Rugans. Frothy tan head. Sweet and very vanilla taste. Creamy and smooth. Very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1924) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Shared with Zach, pours a dark black pour with a nice java colored head. Nose is sweet mocha. Taste is rich sweet vanilla and chocolate, very light and drinks as easy as a can of coke. Finish is sweet as well with same mocha flavors, a very flavorful delicious sweet stout. Quaff Score 9 / 10

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1857) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Can. Pours black with a brown head and nice sweet chocolate vanilla aroma. Taste is delicious, sweet and creamy with tons of vanilla along with chocolate and roasted malt with a sweet, vanilla finish. Very drinkable and tasty sweet stout with lots of vanilla

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lectvay (191) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Dark blackish brown with medium tan head. Aroma is inviting but not powerful, chocolate. Smooth, mellow, like a chocolate milkshake. Tasty!

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