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RATINGS: 595   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our American-style stout aged on organic vanilla beans. Intense notes of coffee and dark chocolate lead way to subtle notes of natural vanilla. Flaked oats generate a silky mouthfeel.

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4.8
DrSpaceman (4) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 5, 2012 does not count
Nice vanilla note. Possible hint of caramel. Light mouthfeel. Excellent Also from the greatest state in the nation.

4.7
Erzengel (9490) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2014
0,5l bottle. The "German stadart-type" - interesting that they use it in Maine ;)
The beer is very dark with a nice beige head. The nose is intense and malty-deep. The beer starts viscous, very roasted with hints of Espresso and dark chocolate. The mainpart is slightly sweet but still dry, lots of roasted aroma. But for the deepness and intensity highly drinkable. The aftertaste is great roasted, especially in the end where there come roasted or even burned bread crumb together with slightly sweet espresso-beans or very dark chocolate together with a moderate and well-balamced bitterness. This very great taste stays long on the tongue - but where is the vanilla. I couldn’t taste it even when I think about it.
Nevertheless an absolutely great brewed stout! --> 14/13/15/15

4.7
AmericanHobo (70) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Pours a noce dark color. Hints of maltiness and chocolate in arona. Well balanced. Chocolate and roasted oats on finish

4.7
anthony850 (473) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Very smooth stout with a great vanilla taste. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
commonshawn (1321) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Tap at brewery with commonmac and rosskyle and samadouche. Black with small off white head. Beautiful chocolate aroma. Taste is amazing. Chocolate, roasted malt, high sugar, very smooth finish and just enough bite. One of the best stouts I’ve had.

4.6
troupos40 (67) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Poured into a snifter, dark brown with a light brown head that dissipates quickly. Aromas of coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Tastes starts as predominately coffee, but mellows to a soft vanilla, well balanced sweet and bitter tastes on the tongue. Silly smooth mouthfeel, Very impressive. Overall, this is one of the best stouts I’ve had, highly recommended, I will be looking to load up on this as soon as possible.

4.6
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours an orangeish black with a thick, creamy, resilient beige head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, vanilla, hazelnut, roasted grains. Flavor is coffee, chocolate, coconut, brown sugar. Finish is loads of vanilla, coffee, chocolate. Very soft. Lingering sugar. Full, thick body, velvety and soft mouthfeel, weak carbonation. This beer just so happens to be everything that I ever looked for in a stout. A pure delight.


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