RATINGS: 972   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
A traditional full-bodied stout brewed with lactose (milk sugar). The subtle sweetness imparted by the lactose balances the sharpness of the highly roasted grains which give this delicious beer its black color.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7411) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 8, 2007
Verre de dgustation, provenant dune bouteille de 12 oz, dgust lors de la soire "La croise des chemins" chez Cathshlag. Arme: Odeur de caf frais moulu et de chocolat la cerise. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Prsence dun mince col mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de caf et de chocolat. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement crmeuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrire got lgrement minral. (Rating #1019)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braincage1 (147) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - MAY 8, 2007
Bottle. Heavy black color with brown and ruby undertones and a full and lasting light tan head. Good lacing. Chocolate and coffee mix nicely in the aroma but it is all suppressed by too much of an alcohol smell. An easy feel to this beer that goes along with some sweet chocolate and plum flavor. Finish is moderatly bitter with a nut flavor on the back of the tongue. Decent but seemed like a strange mixture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
foxvol33 (25) - USA - MAY 6, 2007
OK for a milk stout. Sweeter than most. Not as heavy as I expected. Good overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrChris (110) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 5, 2007
Decent chocolaty malt on the nose at an arms length. Pours red molasses in color. Almost black. Vigorous tan frothy head holds together. Full chocolaty flavor with out an aftertaste. Very smooth. Very easy on the palate. Not as suripy as its pour suggest. This stout doesnt assault your buds with a excess of bitter endings, but is a nice-an-easy drinking stout. Not a feather weight nor a heavy weighed brew, but nicely in the middle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2007
WBF-Raleigh. Dark ruby brown body with a small light brown body. Sweet malty aroma. Dry roasted malt flavor with some chocolate hints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglefan538 (3038) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Bottle, courtesy Shag/Clash. Poured a mahoganey brown, not as dark as the porter I had right before this one. Normal off-white to tannish head, lacing was decent, nothing spectacular for the style, though. The aroma was coffee-choco notes, probably a little more of roasted coffee than the chocolate. The flavor followed suit along with a cherry type flavor. Finished sweet, but not as sweet as the Porter (odd, given this was the "sweet" stout). Lacto notes practically lost. A decent brew, a little thin for what I was expecting. Thanks, Matt!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebaldwizard (1206) - Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Bottle from Turd. Very creamy coffee aroma is nice. Black body with a thin head. Full palate for a sweet. Taste matches the aroma and this is very easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
elmatador00 (519) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2007
Pours a dark brown color with a tan head. Some lacing. Has nice sweet lactose taste throughout brew. Has hints of roasted malts and barley, and finishes heavy bodied with nice sweet taste on tongue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - APR 29, 2007
Creamy chocolate and roasted malt in the aroma.Pours black with a medium tan head.Chocolate and roasted malt stand out in the flavor.Thin to medium mouthfeel with a roasted malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2007
Pours a deep mahogany brown with a light brown head. Aroma is of sweet malts, chocolate and roasted malts. Flavor is malty sweet, roasted malts, and a nice dark chocolate finish.

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