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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - JAN 21, 2013
black color, aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, same flavors, sweet milk sugar, some smoky notes, an alright sweet stout

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Poured into a perfect pint. 3.5 A: Black color. Two fingers of frothy light brown head. Retention is about average and a decent amount of lacing is left. 3.25 S: Roasted barley, tangy lactose, licorice. Some caramel, molasses, and maybe a note of coffee. 3.0 T: I’m not too crazy about the taste. It’s a little too roasty or perhaps not sweet enough. The roast clashes with the lactose. It’s not bad, just not what I want in the style. Roast, lactose, molasses, caramel. Less licorice than in the nose, but still some. Not much coffee either. 3.25 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. A little creamy, but I want more. Roasty aftertaste. 3.0 D: Again, it’s okay, just not attuned to my preferences. ★ 709 characters DavoleBomb, Aug 10, 2013

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (10231) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 17, 2014
"I miss the old Widmer winter seasonal, snow plow (kinda sorta a 5% version of this beer). The alcohol makes the body a little more robust but not quite as epically smooth as the old Standby. Milk chocolate and roast abound, though, and for $5, a good deal too."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6835) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2014
From the April 2014 3R6P gathering. +++ Sampled from a 22 oz brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a medium sized foamy brown head that left decent lacing. The aroma was lactose, a hint of vanilla and toasty malts. The flavor was bitter vanilla, lactose, roasty malts and floral hops. Medium length bitter finish of vanilla and lactose. Medium body. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ikigai (75) - California, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Small head quickly disappeared. Dark. Roasted, dark chocolate coffee smell and taste. Nice mouthfeel. Low bitterness, long lasting aftertaste. From bottle dated 9/11/12 had on 12/2/12. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3558) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Pours tar black with a creamy tan had. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and lactose. Sweet flavor with milk, cocoa, dark fruit, and roasted malt, Very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wisdomsolo (466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Not much for aroma here other than typical stout notes. Flavor has a bit of bitterness instead of sweetness. It does have some smoothness to the mouthfeel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (2389) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 13, 2014
im not getting as much sweetness with this one as i do other milk stouts, but its ok i guess.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9999) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bomber from Wegman’s. Pours jet black, thick, with a 2-finger frothy dark brown head. Nose is a nice medley of roasted dark malts, cacao, mild dark fruit. Tastes roasty, with big dark malt flavor up front, some cacao, earthy woody notes at mid-palate, and mild hops and figgy fruit late. The mouthfeel on this is dense and complex, with a very smooth finish. This one would pair well with any red meat or chocolate dessert.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
strongpieman (1648) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Bottle. Overall very nice stout, lots of coffee and chocolate flavors, roasted aroma, full body. A little sweet, would definitely do again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (4105) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Pours a thick black on tap with nice tab head and good lacing. Sons of coffee and roasted malts with a slight lactose sweetness. Taste is bitter coffee with a hint of toasted toffee and a silky finish. Nicely done.

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