Brewed by Batemans
Style: English Strong Ale
Wainfleet, England


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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Bottle and keg: Filtered.
A fresh coffee and chocolate experience brewed with genuine arabica coffee, fine Belgian chocolate and locally grown roasted malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sarauckelman (306) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Dark very, no head. Strong mocha, chocolate and nut aroma, strong mocha and chocolate flavor, without any annoying bitterness. Like drinking a very nice dessert.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (470) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Pours chocolate brown, but clear. Thin oily tan head. Huge cocoa aroma. Reminds me a great deal of a cafe mocha. Medium-light body and fairly lively. Quite a bit of carbonic acid on the finish. This is a sledgehammer, flavor-wise. There’s a lot of flavor, but not much subtlety.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (2004) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle a black colored beer with a white head aroma chocolate mocha malts caramel dry fruits and spicy flavor roasted malts spicy chocolate mocha dark fruits frutis and spicy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grima (2209) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2015
Bottle from Bierzwerg!
Pours deep brown with creamy head. Smell has lots of sweet chocolate, coffee and some caramel. Starts with delicious sweet chocolate notes and some coffee. Finish is sweet chocolatey, with lots of coffee, some caramel candy and some slight spicy notes. Awesome aromas!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (232) - FINLAND - JAN 19, 2015
Chilled bottle. Pours red and chesnut colour with low head. Aroma is chocolate licor, arabica coffee and malts. Taste is dark chocolate icecream with the bitterness of coffee, like having a soft mocha.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2674) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JAN 12, 2015
bottle pours a dark brown color with a finger of light beige head which leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of dark chocolate and coffee. Taste is chocolate malty sweetness with some mild coffee and roasted grainy bitterness, Smooth and tasty brew. Medium bodied with modest carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (4550) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 9, 2015
500 ml. bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown with a nice tan head. Nice aroma of chocolate, coffee, and malt. Taste is chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, and some vanilla. Body is a touch thin. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (3344) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 9, 2015
From a bottle. Chocolate dominates the coffee in the aroma but not in the flavor where they are rather equal. Light-medium sweet and moderately malty. O: very good but not up with Youngs Dbl Choc.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
CloakedDagger (1333) - - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a burgundy reddish brown with an off-white head. Spicy, sweet, artificial aroma of....chocolate? Not really.... Medium body, sweet fudge with very little coffee or chocolate notes. Subdued bitterness. 070115

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (3861) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle: Very sweet aroma of milk chocolate, malt, caramel and sweets. Mahagoni brown color. Flavor is very sweet, milk chocolate, caramel, roastiness, few coffee. All in all too sweet.

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