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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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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2010
On cask @ Blackfriars, Glasgow. Black colored brew. Roasted aroma. Silky, toasted malts, salty, bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skortila (4424) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2010
On cask @ Blackfriars, Glasgow. The aroma is malty and has moccha. Black coloured beer with an off-white head. The taste has the moccha again and is a little fruity. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 17, 2010
Cask @ Blackfriars. Black colour, tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, bitter. Flavour is roasted malts, glue, slightly sour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4755) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2010
On tap at Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak. Black with a small, beige head. potent chocolate, in the mouth also quite a lot of roast. Even touches of fruit towards the finish. Brilliant for the low strength.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2009
Cask. Very close to black colour with small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some dark dry fruits, mild toffee and caramel malts. Flavour is liquorice, roasted malts, some fruits and wooden notes as well. Rather pleasant and quite complex for being 4.5%.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14310) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2011 2nd May 2008.
Very dry stout. Mildy toasted malt middle and a very acrid bitter finish. Original rating 2.4

14th July 2011
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Opaque dark brown beer. Residual tan head. Light crisp palate. Semi dry. Rich dark malt, bitter and somewhat roasty. Undertone of fruit and a little estery bubblegum. Dark chocolate and coffee. Minerals. A little hop fruit. Bitter aftertaste. Tasty and fairly complex.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2009
Handpulled cask at several pubs in the London area. Almost black with a light tan head that lasts. Dry and roasty with plenty of hops in the finish. V. decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 5, 2009
Cask (gravity) @ National Winter Ales Festival 2009, Manchester, England.
Clear dark brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, fruity, light notes of licorice. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090122]

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2009 Cask conditioned - handpump - Malt Shovel Northampton. A black stout with an off-white head and lace. The aroma is slightly sweet and there are hoppy notes also. The taste is lovely. Dry and roasty. Very full bodied and long in the finish. An excellent, very tasty stout.Score 4.0
Subsequent rating scored 3.8. Average becomes 3.9

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2007
[707-20070926] Cask @ The Lord Moon of the Mall (London, GL). Fruity bitter coffee malt. Dark brown black body with a light tan foamy head. Sour fruity flavour. Full body has bitter finish. Fruitiness is weird, otherwise fine.


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