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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A roasty, dry stout made with real fudge for a subtle chocolate-fudge character without being sweet. Top with whipped cream for a special treat!

We first visited Mackinac Island in spring of 2008 and were instantly smitten. So we couldnt have been more excited when we were asked to brew a signature Mackinac Island Fudge Stout.

This rich and satisfying beer was inspired by long summer afternoons and lazy weekends spent on the Island. But just like summer on the Island, itll be gone before you know it, so drink it up while its here!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowe1983 (1577) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2017
Pours a black color with a tan head. Aroma is caramel malts and some chocolate. Flavor is way too sweet for a stout. Not really any coffee or roasted malts flavor at all.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (5747) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2017
Bottle. Volatile chocolate. Fairly flat. Taste does have some chocolate in there. Now a little sizzle comes thru. More fudgy chocolate in the middle. Seems to have a little more alky than the 5.5% stated here. In the end it seems to grow on you a little. Almost becomes a little cloying towards the finish. Could not drink more than one of these. Rich, yes, satisfying? IDK. I guess I got to try it topped with whipped cream?

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ahuth (518) - Illinois, USA - SEP 30, 2016
Bottled. Pours watery black. Chocolate aroma. The palate is wet and watery. The taste is roasty chocolate and fudge taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
andyhwcinc (1883) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2016
Purchased at Sicilianos Market in Grand Rapids, MI, enjoyed at home on the first day of fall. Appearance is pitch black, moderate consistency. Aroma is very faint with light fudge. Taste is a bit odd, there is fudge in there but its more of a watery stout, so watered fudge would be an accurate description for this brew. Not a fan.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7634) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2016
Sampled on draft at Vintage Estate this beer poured a black color with a small foamy tan head that left minimal lacing. The aroma was dryish with wood, chocolate and smoke. The flavor was dryish with smoke, roasty malts, cocoa powder and wood elements. Long finish. Moderately full bodied and fairly smooth. Disappointing.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Panzuriel (2138) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2016
Appearance: Inky darker brown. Fine ring of tiny tan bubbles. Nose: Faint nose of cocoa and roasty malt Taste: Faint taste of cocoa, vanilla and aspects of roasty malts Body: Medium to thinner. Very light carbonation Parting thoughts: Initial impression was this beer was flat. Im not sure if this is a new thing. Ive seen a few of these beers over the last couple months. If its intentional, Im not a fan.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Shot (506) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a thick beige head. Aromas are subtle: dark chocolate and dank yeasty esters. Flavors are chocolate, black licorice, vinous tones, cola and hints of paper. Somewhat sweet, but the winey flavors are a distraction. Somewhat oily mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ADfan (870) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 8, 2016
The beer pours a dark brown color with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel and some cocoa. The taste is smooth with chocolate up front and then some roasted malts and a mild bitterness on the finish. Nice lacing on the glass.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mfhennig (285) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2016
Thanks Lorene! Pours a dark brown with a minimal head. Fudge and roasted malt aromas, flavor is a bit too sweet for me, but there is some bitter coffee. Falls into the average beer range. Im not buyin it, but if you are, Ill have one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (2795) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Pours a dark brown almost black color with khaki colored head. Chocolate, fudge, some roast and smoke on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with chocolate, roast, and smoke.


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