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Bean Dream - Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

106 Ratings
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 5
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A creamy milk porter aged on fresh vanilla beans.

(Beer added by: stakem on 09-13-2012)
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You can look through my reviews and conclude that I dont like vanilla beer much. Maybe so, but this was the best vanilla beer I've had. It was a bit thin but that didnt spoil the experience. Good taste. Great smell. Well done, Al.

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My first Pizza Boy offering since Terry joined the team...

A - Three fingers worth of active quickly receding medium brown colored head with a very rocky top... What's left is a splotchy lacing, thin collar, and lots of carbonation bubbles bursting through the surface... The color is a dark brown teetering on black that allows a bit of light to leak in around the top of the glass... Loads of carbonation bubbles cling the glass, detach and rise at a moderate pace...

S - Interesting nose with good complexity... Vanilla... Peat... Raisins... Cocoa... A touch of roasted malt...

T - Vanilla... Light roasted coffee... Faint chocolate notes... Some dark fruit as well... Nice balance... A tasty little brew...

M - On the lighter side of medium bodied... Smooth... Lightly carbonated... Sleek... Perhaps a tad bit thin...

D - Very quaffable... Much lighter than expected... A tasty interesting brew... Quite sessionable... Definitely took care of the Milk Stout craving that I've had recently quite nicely... I would gladly drink again...

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Bean Dream from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.