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Acorn Gorlovka Imperial Stout

Brewed by Acorn
Style: Stout
Wombwell, England


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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A deep malt and hoppy aroma with liquorice throughout. Roast malt, friut and hops also carry through this full bodied stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (1724) - BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2016
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought from the Bierhuis in Ossett. Excellent, drinkable imperial stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (1129) - SCOTLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Pitch black, off white head. Light chocolate aroma. Rich chocolate and malt aroma, a dash of bitter hop. Burnt toffee aftertaste. Really very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hullaledrinker (24) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2016
Bought a bottle of Gorlovka from Asda & enjoyed it at the end of an evening, this ale is quality very hoppy full bodied stout with lots of flavours of liquorice & fruits. really tasty, different league to Guiness in my book. better looking new bottle too & like the Russian name.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theprof (532) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2016
Cas. Malty with a whiff of gravy powder on the nose. Dark as befits an imperial stout but the tan top could be improved in terms of creamy texture. Taste has smooth roasted malt with a little fruit flitting through.and some coffee notes in the finish. Imperial stout is not an easy style to master. I have yet to find my archetype but this isn’t it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DevianBeer (17) - ITALY - MAR 2, 2016
partiamo dal presupposto che non è un’imperial stout, stoutina da 6° carina ma niente di più

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (2379) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2016
Handpull cask at the Kelham Island Tavern. Dark brown, only slightly translucent. Big tan head. Smells of sulphur and Bisto, not actively unpleasant but not enticing and certainly not beery. Taste is a different world altogether. Sweet, almost milky, with a strong tinge of liquorice and the slightest hint of clove. Nice full body with bitterness in the aftertaste. Not perfect but dangerously quaffable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
didierlewallon (282) - ponferrada, SPAIN - DEC 27, 2015
Cerveza de color negro con una cabeza de color marrón.Aroma de regaliz , maltas de chocolate negro. malta y lúpulo.Sabor de malta chocolate, café y regaliz. Fácil de beber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2015
[7733-20150926] Cask. Mild chocolate grains aroma. Slightly hazy, dark brown cola body with a big long-lasting creamy light tan head and some spotted lacing. Bitter celery grains flavour has a mineral aftertaste. Medium body has a funky feel to it. Good. (7/4+/7/3/15) 3.6
(@ Hedley Verity, Leeds, England)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (2617) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2015
On cask at the Watford Beer Festival, pours a dark cola color with a loose tan head. The smell is dark roast malt, fruit, chocolate. The taste follows the smell... It is light/medium in body with fine, mild carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (9887) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2015
2015-09-26. Very dark brown-black body with a nice creamy tan head. 4+ Aroma is mild, soft dusty roast, very lightly nutty hints. Flavour is relatively mild, soft dry roast malt. Lightly sweet dusty cocoa. Very smooth average plus bodied palate, soft carbonation is very good for cask. 3+ Enjoyable but it’s closer to a Guinness than a North American IS. Cask at Hedley Verity, Leeds.

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