My review at AHS: Comment by John M. P on Sunday 24 October, 2010
Subtle chocolate, subtler spice. If I rebrew, then I might add 1 oz. of chocolate and an AHS Holiday Chocolate Stout Pack.
IOW, it was drinkable and a very good stout, but didn't have enough chocolate and spice for SWMBO.
I'm a fan of AHS kits. They've always been good beer. OTOH, they tend to be a bit light on the spicing.
Drinking: Cherry Porter; NB La Petite Orange Blanche; NB The Plinian Legacy; Val-Dieu Triple; Redhook 8-4-1 Expedition Ale; Avery The Czar Imperial Stout; MŁnchen Haken Besonderes Bitter (Redhook ESB II).
Bottled: Bush de NoŽl (Scaldis NoŽl) (first taste 16 November 2015); Terrapin Reunion '10 (first taste 11 July 2015).