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A traditional full-bodied stout brewed with lactose (milk sugar). The subtle sweetness imparted by the lactose balances the sharpness of the highly roasted grains which give this delicious beer its black color.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maxbier (532) - Maryland, USA - JUN 6, 2014
pours very dark nearly black, brownish head. aroma of chocolate malt, slightly sweet aroma. Flavor is roasty, smooth slightly creamy malt flavor. true to the style, one of the best milk stouts I have had. Would be very nice with a desert, perhaps cherry pie or a piece of dark chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bulk_Carrier (2438) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2014
I received this in a trade more than enough times and just found the notes to this. Every time I’ve had this, it was always poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice dark brown close to black color with an off-white to somewhat dark tan one finger head that dies at a nice slow pace and ends up leaving some nice looking spiderwebbing lacing in the wake. The smell had a super nice blend of dark roasty chocolate malts to coffee beans. Its an eloquent combination! The taste was bittersweet bliss between the chocolate and the coffee. There was the exact same aftertaste and finish. On the palate, it sat medium to heavy. I found myself sipping this, but it showed a superb carbonation running about my mouth and tongue. Overall, all I have to say is absolutely wow! If I lived in North Carolina, I would probably be stalking this brew wherever I could find it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (1179) - Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Nice milk stout. Creamy vanilla and roasted malts in the nose. Taste is sweet milky and chocolate start with lingering bitterness. Some coffee and slight ash. Appropriate full creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bellco33 (426) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Poured from 12oz bottle into a tulip: Pours dark brown / black with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, and sweetness. Taste is fairly sweet, lactose, nuts, roasted malt, chocolate. Medium body, a little too sweet for me, but still a pretty nice milk stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Splitenz (331) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2014
Lovely beer. Coffee and vanilla, careful roast bitterness. A bit sweet, smooth and delicious finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4782) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Nice beer. Creamy, with big mocha head and lacing. Milky and a little sweet. Big roast taste. Finishes mostly with bitterness. Bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bmoosey (82) - Eldorado, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2014
poured from a 12 oz bottle at home. Pours a black with a slight head with lacing. Smell is cocoa, coffee and sweet. Taste is bitter from the chocolate? After taste of coffee. Overall a decent beer, but I’ve had better milk stouts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Augdraught1981 (170) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - APR 10, 2014
Excellent beer! Vanilla, cocoa puffs & cheerwine dominate the taste with a tiny bit of tobacco & roast. This is really good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (1879) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - APR 2, 2014
Black pour with a slight head on draft in Raleigh-Durham (my first visit to North Carolina). Really nice brew. Not too sweet. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (757) - Ohio, USA - MAR 30, 2014
12oz bottle. Dark brown color with beige color head. Malty aroma. Slightly sweet taste. There are better versions, but it is a good one.

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