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RATINGS: 451   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
BUFFALO SWEAT
(ABV 5.0%, 20 IBU)

We love this beer here at the brewery, and think you will have one of those Ive never-tasted-a-beer-like-that kind of moments when you try it!

What we really like about this beer is the smoothness that brewing with cream sugar brings to the palate. This smoothness balances out the copious quantities of roasted barley used in the brewing process to create a rich, complex, and delicious beer. If you have not been a stout drinker in the past, give this beer a try. It might just change your mind about how dark beers should taste. It tastes so rich, but is surprisingly easy to drink!

Cant find the sweat? Dont sweat it. Just ask for Buffalo Sweat at your local liquor store or your favorite tavern.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
UrbanCaveman (193) - Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Pint can poured into a snifter at approximately 40 degrees F. Appearance: Pours like a cola, before pooling into the glass a dark, dark brown. Forms a fluffy pale tan head, which dissipates relatively quickly into a ring. Not much lacing at all. Smell: Sweet malt, like a scorched cotton candy flavored with caramel and toffee, with some milk chocolate notes. The sugary notes seem more like brown sugar than lactose, and Ill blame that on the oatmeal. Taste: The first thing that comes to mind is sweetened dark bread, like a pumpernickel that has had caramel and unmelted sugar drizzled over it. Theres a "warm, yeasty" aspect to the taste, before the lactose sweetness rushes in. Cocoa notes resound faintly through the finish. As it warms, the chocolate flavors become a bit more present and pronounced throughout the entire tasting process, and a very faint tinge of light coffee lurks off in the distance, rounding off the "sweet dark bread" profile. Mouthfeel: A bit on the thin side for a stout, verging on yet never becoming watery. Theres a bit of carbonation sharpness, almost a little too much. Overall: An enjoyable milk stout, all maltiness and sweetness, with just hints here and there of more bitter flavors. Its an easy drinking brew that doesnt necessarily encourage sipping so much as drinking. Anyone criticizing this for being "too sweet" is confusing milk stouts with some other kind of stout. Will repeat.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mears (74) - - JAN 2, 2015
OK. I was hoping for more flavor. Too smooth for me. ........... I like the can.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CaptainBoosh (47) - - DEC 22, 2014
From can to tulip glass. Pours dark black with small amount of dark brown head that quickly fades. Aroma is toasted grain, cacao, slight coffee. Taste is toasted malt, dark chocolate, no cream, not very sweet. Light, thin mouthfeel. No alcohol. Clean crisp finish that seems uncharacteristic of stouts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
barn0216 (537) - California, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Black color no head. Slightly roasty milk chocolate aroma, hint of tobacco. Similar flavor, very creamy, sharp tobacco bitterness to go against the sweet malt. A bit thin but at 5% ABV I wont complain. Pleasant drink.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tybalt (212) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Oily black with thin, brown, quickly dissipating head. Aroma....I must be stuffed up - can't really smell anything. Tastes like dark rum and cream soda. Super creamy right up front and it stays all the way through the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (7852) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Sampled at GABF 2014 with Andrew. Pours a deep blackish brown body with thin tan lacing. Aroma is soft and sweet chocolate and light wet dog. Mouthfeel is soft to medium with notes of cocoa, dark malt, chocolate and that wet dog.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (2446) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 23, 2014
From notes. Can shared by AirForceHops, thanks! Aroma is dark coffee, toffee. Flavor is dark chocolate, cream, dark coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (6570) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 21, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2014 16 oz. can thanks to GrandaddyKC. Dark black color, with white head that retained. Aroma is dark roasted barley, sugar, small amounts of coffee and cream. Flavor is nice level of chocolate, sweet lactose, roasted barely and mild burnt coffee. Good lingering roast character. My favorite aspect of this brew is the creamy texture, very velvet like. Damn nice sweet stout, thanks Brad!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (1217) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 21, 2014
From can thin head with a dark chocolate color. Nice aroma of malt and smoke with a very creamy smooth mouth feel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Can. Pours an opaque dark brown with a layer of tan head. Aroma and taste of oatmeal and roasted malts.


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