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

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4627) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2007
Cask@Leicester Beer Festival 2007. Black beer with a light head. The aroma is lightly coffee and the flavour is coffee and dry. Overall a milky slightly dry beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
woodgnome (12) - ENGLAND - APR 11, 2007
Cask at Cambridge Winter Beer Festival. Roast coffee-ish stout. Thin off-white head, grainy mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7117) - 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.

3.3
   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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GarethYoung (1111) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2006
[Cask from the Three Judges] Roasted coffee, berry fruits, grapefruit, slightly spicey. Mdium body, dry, roasty finish. nice stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (16080) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4708) - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rune (11047) - Tromsø, 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).

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Finn (6270) - Tromsø, 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.

3.8
   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.


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