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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Good black color with large quick dissipating head. Nose of chocolate and some vanilla. Taste is strong upfront then falls off a cliff due to low alcohol and watery mouth feel. Smooth as silk finish which is also a fault of this one.


2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stine (1546) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
beersighted (100) - - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1345) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lemke10 (771) - 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.

3.7
   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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2637) - 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

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1409) - 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

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1365) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lectvay (123) - 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!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (3667) - Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Poured a black color with aromas of roast, light vanilla, some earth and a touch of oats. Flavors are roast, bitter chocolate, light vanilla beans, and some earth. Nice and easy low abv drinking stout.


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