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RATINGS: 1906   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Sweeter and smoother than Kalamazoo Stout. A beer for special winter occasions. Great with chocolate desserts. Available October-March.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
astoutman (1) - Tennessee, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Pours almost black with small head. Has a light malt aroma with traces of chocolate. Light body for a stout. Good carbonation with slight bitter finish. Very refreshing stout. Will add to favorites. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

mmillspa (6) - Baltimore, - OCT 17, 2017 does not count
An outstanding stout. Pours dark with light tan head that lingers. Aroma of dark malts, nutty and dark chocolate. Perfect carbonation gives it a full, creamy mouth feel. Tastes of espresso, walnut, dark chocolate and faint sassafras root (or anise) bit not at all "syrupy." Great finish. I love this beer.

brandon1989 (666) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2017
Pours a very dark brown but not quite black color with a thick creamy tan head that left some nice lacing around the glass. The aroma is very sweet, milk chocolate, cold roasted coffee, lots of chocolate, brown bread, lactose sugar. The flavor is very similar to the aroma with the coffee and nuttiness more prevalent but the chocolate is still there. The mouth feel is quite and smooth.

Hopper8 (228) - Holland, Michigan, USA - OCT 13, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2017 It's really pretty good, but it's missing a little in it's appearance and aromas. This, I think, takes away from some of the flavors of the beer.

balloonbuffoon (530) - - OCT 12, 2017
12floz bottle, BOD: 08.23.2017, $2.25 single, pint glass. Dark-brown ale with aromas/flavors of brown sugar and dark chocolate. The full body seems to be a by product of this beer's sweetness and velvety texture.Not great, but it is good.

rougeau13 (3156) - Richmond, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2017
Bottle. Very dark clear brown with a resilient creamy beige head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, caramel, and coffee. Tastes roasty almost to the point of smoked, bitter and lightly sweet. Smooth.

mikaylak (2) - - SEP 30, 2017 does not count
Very creamy. Tastes almost like a dessert! Doesn't have the usual bite of a typical stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Chill799 (10) - - SEP 29, 2017
Really nice stout. Chocolatey and smooth. Easy drinking stout.....................75 characters ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Deelgee (5) - - SEP 24, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2017 dark full stout flavor. plenty of coffee chocolate maybe a little anise finish. great finish

Bacchus66 (886) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 19, 2017
On tap, ADT. Dark brown/nearly back with a full tan head. Rich bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, dark fruits, cocoa, nuts. Mild carbonation, full body. Lingering bitter chocolate finish. Delicious.

Obfuscate (593) - Minneapolis, - SEP 12, 2017
Creamy and smooth with a bit of anise and booze. Also get some cream and chocolate.

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