RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This stout beer pays tribute to the Butternuts Brewerys former life as a dairy farm. Its a more drinkable version of the Stout breed than its heavy, boorish and smelly European sisters. We use lactose sugar for body and mouthfeel; not too strong, not too viscous at 4.9% abv. Unlike a true bovine it has a malty, roasty aroma and a dry finish but no tail or teats, and leaves no unsightly cow pies laying around the yard for you to step in.

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Gachupines' rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gachupines (1252) - USA - SEP 27, 2010
Black with a tan head, aroma is not strong very slight coffee and some roasted malt. Flavor is mildly sweet with a watery body. Not that great but serviceable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (306) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 31, 2017
Chalky coffee smells. Pours very dark red brown with a thin tan head. Some lacing. Tastes of taosted malt with a relatively short, sour finish. Pretty well balanced but a very basic stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (11464) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 23, 2017
Can. Brown pour with light lactic and chocolate qualities. Easily the best of the 4 pack, but mediocre instead of bad isnt really that much of a compliment. Not as watery, but still lacking body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (11233) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2017
Can 355ml @ home
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, oat, lactose, licorice and hint of coffee. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a nice roasted, chocolate, caramel, coffee and not overly creamy finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (3150) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - DEC 22, 2016
Can shared. Pours a deep brown to black with a bit of head. Toasty coffee, roasted chocolate. Like a shwartz. Lacto and roast. Dry, roasty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Inbreak (5342) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2016
11.10.2016, 12 oz can shared with friends @ local tasting:
Nice slightly bubbly-creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry grainy, dark malts lactose, roasted grain, caramel, toast, minerals, hay, paper, chocolate. Taste is slightly dry mineraly, weeds, paper, dark malts, minerals, roasted grain, burnt caramel, cardboard, hay, grass. Medium bitterness, harsh watery mouthfeel. Boring.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (5646) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2016
Can. Pours a black body with a small beige head. Nose is dusty paper, buttery chocolate, licorice and hints of nuts, nougat and biscuits. Taste is coffee, chocolate, nuts, nougat and hints of milky biscuit tones. Full body, medium carbonation. Pretty good, but a bit weird aroma pulls it down a bit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (4014) - Panama City, Florida, USA - SEP 16, 2016
Can from Pour Vous. Dark brown color with a nutty aroma and a hint of sweetness and lacto. Good flavor with some espresso bitterness and chocolate. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StilleStorm (1494) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2016
DWF; Can 355ml., from Vinmonopolet. Pours a moderate, black with a creamy, fading, still some lacing tan head. Nose is moderate, roasted, malt, coffee, chocolate and light prunes. Taste is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a moderate lasting, chocolate finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (2407) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2016
Can 12fl.oz. Poured into a small pint glass. Opaque dark brown, small frothy beige head, dissipates quickly leaving a thin layer, heavy lacing; aroma roasted dark malts, cocoa, some caramel, licorice; smoot taste, light to medium sweet and light bitter, roasted malts, chocolate, toffee; dry bitter finish, chocolate and coffee, light spices; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; very nice velvetty milk stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finn (7039) - Troms, NORWAY - AUG 26, 2016
Boks 355ml fra Vinmonopolet Trondheim - Bankkvartalet. Ultramrk rdbrun / amber. Lett farget filmskum. God kaffearoma. Smaken sammensatt. Litt kaffe. Litt melkesjokolade. Kosel.

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