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RATINGS: 558   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The Terrapin "Moo-Hoo" Chocolate Milk Stout proudly uses cocoa nibs and shells from Olive and Sinclair Chocolate Company to give this beer its chocolatly great taste


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jrallen34 (3483) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2011
Thanks to Chris for this... dark brown with no carbonation... the nose is very sweet, tons of lactose sugar, weird... the taste is sweet generic cream with rose petals on the finish... mouth feel is weird and velvelty... pass

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (1831) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 20, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2012 Rerate 1-9-2012. Draft. Pours a dark black with tan head. Aroma is of sweet milk chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is super smooth and creamy with dark chocolate, milk chocolate, roasted malts. This was either better on draft, the 2011 tastes better or my palate changed this year, as this was much better than I remember. Super smooth sipper. Bottle 2010. Pours dark with a small head. Aroma of roasted malt and sweet chocolate. Taste of solid milk chocolate laced with dark malts. Smooth mouthfeel. Pretty nice sweet stout to be enjoyed sparingly. 3.4

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1283) - Florida, USA - APR 17, 2011
Bottle. Nose: Milk chocolate and chocolate liquor with a touch of malt. Taste: Chocolate and caramel. Some coffee and malt coming through as well. Smooth drink. Color is dark, dark brown, almost black with a slight reddish hue in the light if looked through a thin portion of the beer. Great!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2011
On cask at FireFlies in Alexandria. Poured into a pint glass. Pours black with a single-finger head and not too much lace after the head recedes, which was quite quickly. A good swirl didnít bring much back. The nose was pretty one-dimensional with some light, sweet chocolate. The taste brought more chocolate, which started to come out more as the brew warmed up. However, again it was pretty one dimensional. At the same time, the flavor was quite nice for what it was. Nothing over the top. As it warmed, an ever so slight roasted character came. The mouthfeel was simultaneously a bit creamy and fairly light. It worked, especially with the low alcohol. Quite sessionable and drinks pretty well. Serving type: cask Reviewed on: 11-12-2010

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radioscooter (41) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2011
why do brewers match up bitter elements with sweet elements and then call them sweet? Ever picked up a 7 hour old sweetened coffee, thatís cold? Thatís this beer. If youíre going to make a sweet beer, freaking MAKE one. Donít piss on my head and tell me itís rain. OR - just say "Itís a malty bitter" Or "Itís a semi-sweet blah blah blah" But do NOT call something a "Moo Hoo" and act like itís diabetic, sickenly sweet and then give me day-old milky coffee. Pros: taste - chocolates, caramels yadda yadda. Cons: hoppy, coffee bitterness. Why? WHY? Serving type: bottle

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 8, 2011
Appearance: pours black with burnt browns. Puffy foamy brown head fades into an even layer while no lace is to be found.
Nose: malted milk balls with a touch of peat smoke in the back. Brittle, dry, roasted, smoked, and peaty. Whole cinnamon sticks, just a touch. Earthiness comes across as dried sticks and branches and bark. Black cherries in the middle with chocolate cream filled and chocolate dusted truffles. Vanilla and chocolate malted milk. Dark fruit stones, roasted almonds. Balanced and appetizing.
Palate: clean flavors though a bit thin in mouthfeel and weight. Malted milk sugars and malted milk chocolate. Hot cocoa powder with those mini freeze dried marshmallows. Soft woody finish. Lightly dry in the back, lingering atop the tongue. Dark fruit sweetness mingles with pomegranate essence, skirting the sides. An English porter in disguise? Chocolate powder lingers in breath. Malted milk chocolate and malted milk most prominent underneath. Unique tartly sweet tannic quality of grapey black cherry pomegranate extract Ė flitters in and out.
Final Thoughts: quite intriguing. The malted milk chocolates, cream, malted milk was spot on and the dark fruit was an unexpected albeit enjoyable addition. Struck me more like a porter than a stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (5909) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2011
12 oz bottle compliments of Beerlando. Thanks, Bryan! Pours a near opaque black with some ruby edges, very dark though, a cakey brownish head atop that stays ok sized, laces ok. Dies down a bit. Aromas are chocolate and coca-cola, roasted malts, some minerallly red wine tannins, grapes, with touches of cocoa, creamy sweetness. A bit muddled. Initial is lighter than medium bodied preaching cocoa, touches of creamy lactose sweetness, roastiness, more cocoa, coffee, touches of soda bread, toffee, caramel. Light bitterness on the backend, no alcohol. Overall, lacing complexity and body, itís ok flavorwise, but seems a touch off. Itís chocolate is the dominant factor, but seems to have an off note overall. Finish is a touch syrupy, roasty, and a bit thin. An ok Sweet Stout that lacks balance, any sort of palate fullness, and complexity. It goes down easy but has a strange off note perhaps in debt to a strange chocolate additive.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
noahjb (10) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2011
Pours dark chocolate black with a thin tan foam head. Smells like milk chocolate with burnt notes and hints of dark fruits. Tastes sweet and milky at first with overly abundant roasted chocolate flavors - followed by slight fruity bitterness (blackberries?). Creamy, creamy, creamy like a milk chocolate shake. A slight lingering bitterness. This was quite delicious - a real treat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hawksfan17 (890) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2011
Aroma of chocolate and alcohol. Pours black. Rich, sweet and light flavor. Sweet and smooth finish. Interesting but I like their hoppy offerings better.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 26, 2011
The Dan Journal #441. Tasted 1/20/11. 12oz bottle. Seasonal 2010. Pours pitch and opaque. Brainy khaki head. Aromas of faint cocoa and dark chocolate. Medium to full bodied with a nice astringency. Mild hop character with the emphasis on the chocolate malts. Definitely dark and bittersweet chocolate notes with a subtle coffee undertone. These guys make great beers!


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