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Brewed by Beartown
Style: Stout
Congleton, England

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A rich creamy smooth dark oatmeal stout that we think would give the dark Irish stouts something to think about.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt, chocolate malt, wheat malt, oat malt. Challenger and Northdown hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1428) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2012
Nice stout with chocolate, malts and slight coffee flavours, dry on the palate

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (3221) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2012
Has a malty aroma with light smokiness. Texture is really smooth and creamy. Flavour has a lightly burnt, bitter malt taste and later some smoke. Dry, thirst quenching finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
will1 (140) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2012
Dark dark reddish in colour, pours with a thin head. Aromas of roast coffee, malt loaf, chocolate and hints of cherry and peat. Good balance of bitter and sweet. Well carbonated, medium bodied for a stout.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6150) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2011
Bottle (500ml). Pours a deep ruby, almost dark brown or black, with an average size diminishing frothy tan head. Nice aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and light leafy hops. Flavour, also nice, of roasted malt, coffee, some chocolate, light leafy hops and a hint of pepper. Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel. Very good, a nice surprise.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2011
30th July 2011>br>ChrisOs ’Donkey Dork Lord’ Pre-GBBF Tasting. Clear deep amber beer. No real head. Licorice dark malt. Finishes dry and a little herby. Bland.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear dark red brown colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, sweet malt, oat ! coffee notes. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, roasted, chocolate, dusty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110728]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KyotoLefty (6569) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 31, 2011
Bottle at Chriso. Dark brown with orange. Aroma is dry with light roasting, caramel. Flavors of milk, wood, chocolate, light fruit. Quite bland.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11322) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2011
Bottle at ChrisO’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Pours clearish brown with a few bubbles. Slight roasted malt aroma, bit of sweat. Earth, peat and light sugar flavor. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Dry, leafy bitter finish with moderate roast. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20619) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2011
Bottled (from Utobeer). Very deep amber colour, close to black, small beige head. Aroma is mild toasted notes, smoked wet wood as well as some slight toffeeish notes. Flavour is wooden, smoked wet wood and mild nuttyness as well.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
greenmanalishi (479) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown pour with short tan head. Dark chocolate, roastiness, nutty flavours come through and a smooth, bittersweet, nicely balanced drink.


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