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


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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular. Has also been available bottle Conditioned.

A pleasant bitter beer with a strong roast malt flavour.
This beer is brewed using Pearl Pale Malt, Crystal Malt, Roast Barley and Hercules hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2007
A Mes rate: Gravicask @ Planet Thanet. My final beer of what was an excellent festival. Decent stout but let down a little by a very slightly watery palate. Other than that it has all the roasty coffee and dark chocolate with a delicate sourness on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2006
cask at 3 Legged Mare, York: nice aroma of licorice and roasted malt. black beer with a white head. flavor was licorice with come coffee, and some hop notes in the finish. medium heavy palate. middle of the road stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GarethYoung (1110) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2006
[Cask from the Three Judges] Roasted coffee, berry fruits, grapefruit, slightly spicey. Mdium body, dry, roasty finish. nice stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (14782) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 6, 2006
Cask@Beer Hunters. Very dark brown, steady tan head. Sweet berry-like aroma, slightly toasted malty, hints of brewing mash. Smooth, full-bodied, Guinness-like. Roasted malty, with coffeish and bitter finish. Long bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4700) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2006
(Cask@Angleterre, Helsinki) Very dark brown, almost black color with a smallish, but creamy and lasting, lacy head. Roasted-malty, slightly sweet, salty and licoricey aroma. Burned-malty, very licoricey flavor with some rubbery earthiness and a burned, sweet-sourish, quickly fading finish. No bitterness to speak of. Slicky and oily, light to medium-bodied palate with low carbonation. Definitely not bad for a real ale.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rune (9661) - TromsÝ, NORWAY - OCT 18, 2006
Black brown-tinged. Thin layer of foam. Cocoa to the nose. Light (watered) sweet chocolate flavour with a touch of anise (Half on gravity. St Albans Beer Festival 28.09.2006).

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Finn (5176) - TromsÝ, NORWAY - OCT 16, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2006 Cask/gravity at The St Albans Beer Festival 28 Sep 06. Very dark brown. Tiny head. Hardly any aroma. Flavour of cow stable. Dry bitter sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2006
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Very dark brown with a small off-white head. Faint fruit aroma gives no hint of what is to follow: ashy, roasted coffee malt and a smooth dry finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 6, 2006
Pint pulled at JDW The Railway in Putney (London), a beautifully dark black with a bubbly, but thick, tan head. The aroma is a slight mix of roasted caramal and coffee. Tangy roasted coffee with some chocolate notes and a short finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9166) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2010 1. Cask Stillage at the Metropolitan Centre, Bury 24/11/2001 Mid brown coloured stout with plenty of roast in the finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Ship & Mitre, Liverpool 27/03/2010 Some roast aroma. Dark coloured rich on the palate and fruity with a little dryness in a crisp and bitter roast finish.

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