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RATINGS: 919   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
biggcb (464) - Harleysville, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2006
Bottle. Pours a dark brown bordering on black. Small tan head that recedes very quickly. The aroma is roasted malts and coffee. The taste is bitter chocolate, roasted malts, and tasty sweetness. It’s a bit on the sweet side, but it mostly works. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, mouthfeel is thin and a little watery.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
optemoz (171) - Apex, North Carolina, USA - AUG 24, 2006
Bottle - Pours an opaque almost black with a small tan head...Aroma is sweet roasted malts and a little bit of black coffee... Taste is slightly bitter with a coffee like taste... u can tell this is a milk stout.. awsome beer...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2006
12 oz bottle, purchased on a vacation in the Outer Banks, NC. Pours opaque with a very short tan head. aroma of buttered toast and cocoa powder. Bitter at first, but thins out quickly. bitter chocolatey aftertaste. not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5092) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2006
12 oz bottle, via acertain. Pours a clear very dark brown body under a one finger brown head that faded to a thin film. Aroma is very roasty with a nice lactose sweetness. Lighter notes of anise, chocolate, and caramel. Flavor is nicely roasty up front that fades to a lightly bitter lactose laced finish. A little char and chalk late in the finish also. Mouthfeel is fairly thin and watery in texture but the carbonation was soft and pleasant. Overall, fairly decent, but nothing that will blow you away.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AlchemistZ (493) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - AUG 19, 2006
Completely opaque, black with a thin, brown head. Great dark fruit aroma with soft, subtle roast, sweetness, and toasted, dried milk. Very easy to drink but not overly complex. This is not a derogatory comment, this is a beautiful beer. It has a balanced impact and a great flavor. This is the best milk stout I have ever had.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
darkko (99) - Kingsport, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2006
This is one of my favorite brews. I usually like ales the best but this was great. All I can say is bitter chocolate! A roasted chocolate taste pervades but there is also that smoothness that you find in a milk stout. I would definitely recommend this.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5213) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - AUG 12, 2006
A very dark brown almost black pour. An aroma of roasted malt and chocoffee. A nice sweet flavor of roasted malt as well. a nice mouth feel. Just an overall good beer. Not great but good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 10, 2006
Bottle thanks to the Ross, who hopes to one day play guitar as good as Angus Young. Keep practicing Ross, you’ll get there young man. Pours black with thick tan head. Heavy dark roast and coffee aroma. Nice mouthfeel. Coffee flavor with some bittering hops, and a slight sweetness. Some astringency in the roasty and bitter finish. I was expecting this to be a little sweeter being a Milk Stout, but still good.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19945) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2006
[Bottled, my 7000th rating, thanks chris_o!] Near black, beige head. Aroma of coffee and corn flakes. Medium sweet with rounded creamy mouthfeel and rather light body. Plenty of butterscotch and a hint of metal. Boldly flavourful., but kind of unrefined.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3882) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 30, 2006
Bottle from Ross (Rating 100 for this beer) Nose of sweet and chocolaty coffee; Dark brown with a small tan head;Hoppy coffee flavor with a bitter chocolate finish. Better than the ratings show!


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