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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lectvay (162) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (1331) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Can from local trade. Poured black with thick white beige head. Aroma of oats ripe banana. Light carb med bod. Taste of choc banana. Maybe some vanilla comes out.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidelis83 (2045) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Black pour with a three finger, chunky mocha head that has great retention. Aroma is dark caramel, vanilla, roast, woody smoke, lactose, toasted nuts, milk chocolate, a hint of earth and floral, spicy hops. Flavor is sweet caramel, chocolate syrup, roast, vanilla, faint char, oaky smoke, a little light roast coffee, cooked apple and light fruity and spicy hops. Light to medium body, very creamy entry, light, blanketing and somewhat sharp carbonation, and increasing char dryness to the finish. Really tasty stuff, nice mix of smoke, char, sweet vanilla and chocolate. It could use a bit more heft to the body, both for feel and to tone that carbonation down a bit.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
AbbeyRoade (413) - Missouri, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Absolutely delicious vanilla stout!!! Deep smoky vanilla flavor. Wonderful smooth thick creamy body. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jahshuwuh (441) - USA - JAN 3, 2015
Fairly dark color with half finger of creamy light khaki head. Smells of chocolate milk, vanilla, lactose, slight earthy coffee. Taste is just like the smell, good amount of vanilla with the chocolate milk, somewhat creamy, lot of lactic. Sweet but light, enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mphopkins99 (2) - Missouri, USA - DEC 31, 2014 does not count
Pours very thick with a nice 2 finger head. Vanilla smell comes through immediately with a hint of alcohol burn. Goes down very smooth and the vanilla dominates the taste. At 5% this is a rare session stout that I will definitely go back to.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kambei70 (695) - - DEC 29, 2014
2014 can. Pours a dark brown/black with a dark tan head. Aroma is vanilla and chocolate milk shake with brewed coffee. Taste is chocolate milk and vanilla with roasted ground coffee and a pleasant bitterness. Slightly sweet but it's well balanced with the roast and bitterness. Medium mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1580) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 23, 2014
16oz can. Pours a dark brown with a foamy tan color. Aroma of malt, vanilla and dark chocolate. Taste of roasted malt, dark chocolate and vanilla. Nice bitterness with a dry finish. Full body, smooth and creamy. Has a nice rich chocolate feel without being overly sweet. Enjoyable beer that fits the winter season quite well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (6259) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - DEC 19, 2014
12/19/14. 16oz can from Moline Hy Vee. Black pour with a thick tan head that sticks and laces well. Toasty aroma, mildly acidic, chocolate, ashy. Nice flavor, lots of vanilla pops through, mildly ashy, melds nicely with the vanilla. Digging it!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9533) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Big fucken can @ home, thanks to GrandaddyKC for sending! Pours a deep brown appearance with a foamy brown head. The aroma has a fair amount of roast, some smoke, vanilla, and earth. Moderately sweet and fairly high bitterness. Some vanilla but not overwhelming. Finishes bitter and roasty. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3414) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2014
16 oz can. Dark brown with a big foamy tan head. Nose is vanilla, coffee, cocoa and caramel. Medium body with fizzy carb making it feel lighter. Taste is cola, coffee, vanilla and grape needing just a bit of roast to balance. Good starter for the evening.


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