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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear dark brown colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, sweet malt, wood, light burnt. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, sweet malt, roasted, wood, dark malt, licorice notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130327]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted dark malty and chocolate. Light fruity, bitter, citrusy and dark roasted malty. Roasted malty and fruity hops finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours an opaque dark brown with a creamy beige head. Heavy roast, tar and a little phenols in the nose. Medium body, heavy burned roast, licorice and ashes. Roast bitter finish. Rough. 060413

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20742) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20322) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 29, 2013
Bottled (from Ales By Mail). Very deep brown, close to black colour with a mediumsized creamy beigeish brown colour. Aroma is roasted malts, some mild vegetably notes, liquorice, tar and mild smoked wet wooden notes. Flavour is liquorice, roasted malts, some toffee and mild ashy and burnt wooden notes. Also some mild meaty notes as it warms up.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
Draft @ CBC 2014. Pours a dark brown black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty piney hoppy chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate hoppy flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish with hoppy hints.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
9th June 2013
Opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Minerally crisp palate, semi dry. Roasty malt with a little coffee but not much bitterness. Thin malt cream and a mild lactose note. Whisper of orange hops. Smooth semi dry finish. Rich malts in a thin palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2013
bottle at chris0 ... deep brown black ... huge tan head ... soft light smoke roast nose ...way over fizzy ... meaty malts ... dark roast .. chewy malt again lightest smoke tinge

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 5, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are dry roast malt, licorice, caramel, coffee and hops. Nice and dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13913) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle @ Alesbymail. Pours close to black with a fluffy head. Gusher!! Tasty with flavors of coffee, roast, charcoal and liquorice. Smooth and dry roasted finish.


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