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Brewed by B & T
Style: Dry Stout
Shefford, England

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular. Also available Bottle Conditioned.
A pleasant bitter beer with a strong roast malt flavour - Good Beer Guide ’Best of the Year’ for the last 3 years. Winner of the East Anglian ’Beer of the Year’ 2001. This Beer is brewed using Pearl Pale Malt, Amber Malt, Roast Barley and Challenger Hops.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15568) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2011
Cask @ the Harp, Covent Garden WC2. Pours a nearly black color with ruby hints and a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocoalte and caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor with sweetish chocolate hints. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocoalte finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (5215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Black, tiny beige head. Soft roasted coffee and chocolate aromas, some red berries and well. Well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (1878) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at GBBF, 2011. Black pour with a light tan head. Butterscotch, coffee, chocolate and a little smoke aroma. Caramel, toffee and coffee flavour. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Black coloured with a small off-white head. Roasted aroma of caramel with notes of dried fruits. Roasted flavour of grass and hops with notes of peat. Dry roasted finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at GBBG 2011. Black beer, bubbly brown head. Roasted malt aroma. Roasted flavor, tar and soot notes, chocolate, some fruits.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (9855) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 5, 2011
Cask at GBBF, Day 4. Pours brown-black with a foamy, tan head. Dry, cocoa malt aroma with hints of lactic sugar. Medium sweet flavor, milk chocolate, some lacto, mild roast. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish, hints of scorched earth, ash and tobacco. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2011
On cask at the 26th Annual Folk Festival in Ely. A black stout with a thick tan head. Chocolate and coffee nose. Big roasted malt flavour with coffee and chocolate again. Quite bitter with a creamy mouthfeel. Dry, bitter chocolate and charcoal finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2010
From cask. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malt and liqourice. Liqourice and roasted malty flavoured. Caramelish and slight spiced. Smooth and dark roasted dark malty. Hoppy and fruity into the far finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 5, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2011 cask at cask and barrel ... deep red brown ... thin tan head ... soft roast malts ... bitter light charcoal malt ... good solid roast ... decent enough cellar at bow ... black ... dry charcoal roast malt nose ... bitter dry roast ... not working ... needs the tap pour ... 3.1 as is prob get back up to 3.6 when it comes on

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (4716) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2010
Cask @ Blackfriars, Glasgow. Dark. Bit mocha, bit coffee. Quite bitter taste, hint of laurel, hint of blackcurrant.


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