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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A creamy confluence of milk chocolate & vanilla is dusted in cinnamon spice & finished with a sweet & mildly smoky hint of ancho chili pepper; brewed with oats & lactose milk sugar; finished w/ vanilla beans, ancho chilies, cinnamon & cacao nibs locally-roasted by our friends at Undone Chocolate (Washington, DC).

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JDBaker11058 (2108) - Maryland, USA - MAY 27, 2017
appearance: near black, short creamy light tan head. aroma: chocolate, earth, cinnamon, hint of vanilla. taste: sweetish, with a bit of chocolate, just a hint of chili heat, some cinnamon and roast. finish: dry, slight lingering sweet chocolate and coffee. notes: Not bad; good aroma and flavors, but the palate was too light for the style. Draft at Owens Ordinary in Rockville, Maryland.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
moderrnlifeiswar (58) - Maryland, USA - MAR 23, 2017
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (2972) - New York, TURKEY - MAR 6, 2017
Draught @ the Arsenal. Opaque dark brown with small frothy beige head, mocha aroma, sweet mocha taste, low carbonation, somewhat thick body, long mocha finish. The coffee component is stronger, but a bit thin in general.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickd717 (4602) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 20, 2016
Draft at Owens Ordinary in North Bethesda. Black in color with a ring of tan head. Nice aroma, chocolate and coffee, cinnamon, vanilla, sugar. The flavor is fairly sweet, very nice, some lacto sweetness, vanilla, cold brew coffee, cream, spice, slight chile smoke. Medium plus bodied, slick. Really enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2016
(Draught) Pours a clear black body with a spare beige head. Aroma of chocolate, subtle chilies, horseblanket, and lactose. Flavor of chocolate, lactose, cinnamon, caramel, licorice, and vanilla.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (2825) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Draft sampler at the brewpub. Murky dark brown with wispy khaki head. Cinnamon, pepper spice, chocolate, vanilla. Decent Mexican stout, though nothing really special about it. Solid beer for breakfast nonetheless.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (6101) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 6, 2016
75cL bottle, hangtag says 7,2% abv Deep dark brown coloured body with about 90% opacity. Aroma of roasted malt, nuts, earth, grain and some light spices coming through. Medium-bodied; Strong roasted malt flavours with a bunch of sweet elements showing caster sugar, caramel, canella and a bit of lactose still around. Strong aftertaste of roasted malt, licorice, aniseed and a bit of grain that overpower the sweetness. Overall, a decent stout, but leaning too much on the pungency of the malt and the thinness of this one stood out on the con side of things. Not a bad beer, but definitely not worth US$12,00 for 75cL! I sampled this bottle passed out by one of my teammates after a hockey game in Arlington, Virginia on 01-June-2016, purchased earlier in the evening at BlueJacket in Washington, DC for US$12,00 for the 75cL bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (4658) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Draft at brewpub. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Leaves some lacing in the glass. Big malted roast notes on the nose with a bit of a smoky thing. Faint hint of pepper on the tongue which unfortunately fades. Slight hint of chocolate. Solid beer but not as enticing as I hoped it would be from the description. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (11678) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 17, 2016
A really well put together Mexican chocolate type stout. Vanilla, cinnamon, peppers, and cocoa all expertly balanced. Really smooth and delicious throughout.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (5556) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 3, 2016
Draft at the brewery. Pours rich dark brown with a fizzy light brown head. Tastes like chocolate, molasses, a hint of spice, vanilla, and cinnamon. Rich and smooth but not too sweet. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like chocolate, molasses, cinnamon, vanilla, and smooth boozy, nutty malt.


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