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RATINGS: 1934   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Sweeter and smoother than Kalamazoo Stout. A beer for special winter occasions. Great with chocolate desserts. Available October-March.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
kenter2000 (74) - , Wisconsin, USA - JAN 20, 2011
Great Majestic dark stout. A fine refreshing drink. I would recommend not having more than one in an evening. Heavy. Something to sip on. burnt Carmel undertones, creamy, thin coffee-ness, mild chocolaty taste. Good to let it breath in a glass. Not happy with the palate, a bit too sharp. A fine beverage overall.


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Lager43 (46) - Watertown, Connecticut, USA - JUL 18, 2017
A smooth great porter . Very tasty at 6.1 seek it out. I find it in NY state. Worth the drive from CT. Nice, smooth malt flavor. It you like Porters , you'll love this one. Cheers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Beerdedone (3408) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2017
Bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. great lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Flavor was smooth and creamy with roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla, roasted coffee, caramel and a touch of cream.

3.9
shawnmurphy (495) - Plattsburgh, New York, USA - MAR 28, 2017
12-ounce bottle pours black with ruby hues. Moderately dark-tan creamy head. Aroma: molasses, raisins, dark chocolate. Flavor: raisins, figs, dates, molasses, smokiness from roasted black patent malt, espresso latte’. Mouthfeel: smooth, creamy from lactose.

4.8
Sun33 (28) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 17, 2017
Stout muy especial, tiene los aromas típicos de cualquier stout, sorprendiendo en el sabor.

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llepafigues (1) - SPAIN - MAR 1, 2017 does not count
Una Stout que és bona, i que si no fos per la baixa graduació seria una Imperial Stout en quant a cos i sabor. Té gust a licor de café i el sabor de les Imperial Stout envellides. Té cos mig/alt. De color negre nit. Fa escuma baixa, amb bombolla petita. Amargor nul·la, és gairebé dolça. Olor a licor de cafè i xocolata. Recomanable.

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ghostbeer (215) - Nebraska, USA - FEB 26, 2017
Pitch black and incredible smooth and unctuous. I was drinking this with other stouts so any aromas or nuanced flavors were really lost for me. Disappointing but I would like to try this again on its own.

3.4
Ronritter (729) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 20, 2017
on tap pours black with tan headtaste isbalanced between chocolate and coffee flavors.

3.9
Jabic (588) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - FEB 3, 2017
Ar: Cocoa and light char, a touch of smoke; cherry and blueberry notes, some sweet coffee. Ap: Deep brown-black, opaque; small tan head with low retention, leaves a ring of bubbles and a thin cap of foam with a big middle sud. T: Sweet, cocoa and coffee up front; light herbal bitterness; medium caramel and sweet bread crust; nice toasted malt finish. P: Medium body with medium-high carbonation; finish is moderately dry. O: Excellent sweet stout; nice blend of roast and caramel flavors--very multidimensional--with a well-balanced sweetness.

3.9
tcon25 (848) - Duvall, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2017
Bottle pour at home. Black pour thin head, semisweet chocolate aroma little coffee, almost nitro like body, rosted coffee and coco, smooth drinking beer.

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brownaler (663) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JAN 22, 2017
Power milk aroma with a caramel cream body velvety finish with a bit of coca.


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