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Brewed by Beavertown
Style: Stout
London, England

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottled Conditioned; Special - Alpha Series. Released in February 2013.

Malt: Pale, Pale Chocolate, Crystal, Oats, Carafa II
Hops: Magnum, Mt Hood, Summit
This Stout has a load of late hop additions to bring that zest and poke to the nose. Beautiful delicate coffee and chocolate notes lie in the smooth character of the malts.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (5829) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 16, 2014
[5/3/14] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. 3rd session. Black. Aroma of roast and hops. Roasty flavor with coffee,l fruity and piney hops and nice bitterness. Medium-bodied. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (8065) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2014
Draught, session 3, Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Dark brown coloured body. Decent brownish head that stayed for a while. Nice chocolate malts on the nose. Similar chocolate taste with coffee grounds towards the ending, slightly roasted and semi-dry. Medium bodied. Tasty (03.05.2014).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (1391) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2014
Sample @ CBC. Pours black with a creamy tan head. Aroma is chocolate, citrus, pine. Taste is dry bitter, creamy chocolate. Light/medium body, creamy body and soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10236) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2014
Draught CBC 2014. Black coloured. Brown dense head. Aroma. Caramel, sweetness, cocoa, chocolate, roast, Flavour, cocoa, chocolate, roast, sweetness. Medium bodied. Ends roasted bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20810) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of dark chocolate and hops. Roasted flavour of hops, grass and dark chocolate. Roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4657) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2014
Sample at CBC 2014. Black with a tan head. Aroma and taste of roasted malt, coffee, caramel, chocolate and some wood. Smooth and relaxed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (8246) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2014
Sampled @ CBC 2014. Opaque pitch black color, small light brown head. Malts, dark malts, a bit ashy / earthy, slightly hops, nicely bitter. Nothing stands out, but a decent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5987) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
Draught @ CBC 2014. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, licorice. Flavor is malts, coffee, dark chocolate, licorice, little tart, dark fruit. Medium body, average carbonation, 030514

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2014
Tap @ CBC 2014. Pours deep opaque black, small creamy off-white film head. Aroma has chocolate, vanilla, citrus, coffee. Low carbonation, fine, creamy fat mouthfeel. Flavour has chocolate, mild watery, cocoa, mild, sweetish bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Valgreen (659) - DENMARK - MAY 3, 2014
Tap @ CBC, cph. Almost pitch black, small tan head, some lacing. Hoppy, roasted malts, coffee, chocolate. Dry mouth feel.


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