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Brewed by Beavertown
Style: Imperial Stout
London, England
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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Bottled, special.
Tobacco and burnt toffee nose. Viscous almost gelantinous. Smooth velvety mouthfeel. Tastes treacle, liquorice, smokey dark fruit.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
deanso (5249) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
Sample at rbesg 2013. Thin creamy tan head. Clear black pour. Coffee bitter aftertaste .

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (8214) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle @ RBESG grand tasting. Opaque pitch black color, light brown colored head. Smell malts, roasted malts, lightly coffee. Taste malts, roasted malts, lightly coffee, very roasty, very bitter, liquorice and slightly alcohol. Full body, medium carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2013
RBESG 2013. Bottle during Grand Tasting at De Molen. Black beer with a beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, caramel, dark chocolate, cocoa, licorice, vanilla, tar notes, raisins, dades, smoked notes. Roasted dark chocolate flavor, cocoa powder, peat notes, floral, hay, caramel, raisins, some licorice. Great beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2013
Bottle thanks to Josh. It pours black with a small tan head. The nose is roasted malt, chocolate, toffee, brown sugar, oily, vanilla, earth and dark fruits. The taste is roasted malt, chocolate, toast, earth, decent bitterness, cocoa butter, ash and spice. Medium-full body, fine carbonation and oily mouth-feel. Pretty smooth. Pretty tasty stuff indeed.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niall73 (1774) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle. Poured a wonderful deep dark dense black/brown with a lovely tan head. OK aroma - boozy, coffee, choc, no real sweetness on the nose. It’s pretty bitter and boozy from the get-go with coffee at the forefront and some dark chocolate but not much else happening for me. The big bitterness and the whack of booze is a little much. It’s good, but I was hoping for more complexity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13704) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2013
33cl bottle from Sourced Market, St Pancras. Thick black beer with thick tan head. Blackcurrant and blackberry flavour. Good fruity impy stout with quite light and agile. Just a touch of newspaper. Yeah I liked it. Surprisingly fruity touch of chocolate. Yes, pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3103) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2013
Bottle at Jack’s farewell at Bruce’s. Pours black with a tan ring for a head and heavy lacing. Nose is roasted espresso beans, some dark fruits and heavy bittering chocolate. Some light woody notes in coming out. Taste is dark and powdery chocolate, some ashy espresso and wood. Creamy full mouth feel with some heavy lengthy bitterness. Very good stuff

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4596) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle @ Bruce’s. The pour’s deep brown with a small head. The aroma’s of roasted wood, some chocolate, toasted brown bread. Rich caramel, nuts. The taste is gratuitously rich, full of ashy roast. Wood, bitter dark chocolate. Some dried tobacco. Full and viscous. Smooth big body. Overall, very tasty stuff. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chimpgibbon (308) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2013
Magnificent stout from my new favourite UK brewer. Great beer after great beer. I could stare into the glorious dark tan head of this for ever , but get distracted by the massive chocolatey and coffee nose and the velvet glove that strokes my thigh higher and higher until i just have to dive into the oily depths. Big hitting chocolate then sharp espresso then a mineral finish with slow burning sweet sharp zing. Amazing warming satisfying mouthful.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (2872) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; black pour with velvety tan head, love a stout that makes a glugging noise when being poured, sweet coffee aroma, coffee taste quite sweet hint, dark chocolate, some earthy notes, bitter end. Engine oil thickness makes a wonderfully silky mouthfeel. Impressive work from the Beaver Boys.


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