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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Stout
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 589   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This deluxe stout is brewed for a full roasted chocolate flavour with a hop character that complements a blend of triple malts. Drink, savour and enjoy.


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mauritsio (682) - - MAR 14, 2013
Bottle. Black. Medium brown head. Roasted aroma. Some burned, little sweat and chocolate taste with bitter hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ttheilen (95) - USA - MAY 6, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (4621) - FINLAND - MAR 19, 2016
Bottle. Black. Roasty malty, some metallics, bit sweet malt syrupy nosw. Med bodied, soft smooth. Malt syrup. Cocoa chocolate. Ok. Tad baltic portery, polish dark rubbery yeastyness.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hauxe (268) - Butzbach, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2016
Pours black from the bottle with a thin creamy head. Aroma is lots of roasted malts and coffee. Taste is bitter coffee, chocolate and, more faintly, amaretto. The hops make themselves felt in the long bitter finish. Palate is creamy, the body is lighter than usual for the style. Pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
szymonskc (340) - Skórcz, POLAND - FEB 4, 2016
W aromacie kawa, czekolada, delikatna paloność i niestety żelazo. Kolor ciemnobrunatny, rubinowe refleksy pod światło. Piana bardzo drobna, obfita, trwała, ładnie zdobi szkło. W smaku wytrawne, dosyć wodniste, lekka kawa i czekolada. Minimalna goryczka, średnie wysycenie. Poprawny Stout.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonas (6482) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2016
Black, creamy brown lace. Licorice roast notes, bitter chocolate . Dry medium body. Herbal notes, dry roast chocoate,spice and licorice. Needs some chewiness and somethiing to cut through the dry notes to be moreish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leonardus (53) - Rolleston, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 26, 2015
Too sweet for me for a stout. Put me off immediately with the sickly sugary after taste. Has a pleasant smokey, caramel toffee, chocolate/coffee aroma, however. No head to report in my glass anyway, with very little, and a quickly disappearing lacing. (had an APA in glass before pouring however). Again, too sweet. Shame.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ardi (30) - NEW ZEALAND - DEC 26, 2015
Too sweet for me for a stout. Put me off immediately with the sickly sugary after taste. Has a pleasant smokey, caramel toffee, chocolate/coffee aroma, however. No head to report in my glass anyway, with very little, and a quickly disappearing lacing. (had an APA in glass before pouring however). Again, too sweet. Shame. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgFr5Pgajk

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1580) - Krakow, POLAND - DEC 17, 2015
Bottle Aroma-coffee, cocoa, caramel Appearance-black, hazy, brown foam, Taste-medium sweetness, lightly sour, lightly bitter, Palate-medium body, creamy, flat, long finish, Overall-very good

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (3087) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2015
Look; big mocca hue, black body, thick lacing. Aroma; roasted malts, grass, coffee, dusty cocoa. Taste; roasted malts, soft hops, coffee, black chocolate - leading to a lingering finish in mocca chocolate. Palate; nice. Overall; good malty moccaish stout. [50cl clear bottle, abv7%, BB.nrdbl.]

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (6011) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2015
Flaske 500ml fra Alko Muonio. Drukket i Skibotn 13 Aug 15. Svart. Middels høyt mokkafarget skum. Tynn lacing. Aroma av kaffe & sjokolade. Smaken søt sjokolade. Nesten kvalmende. Litt tørr ettersmak.


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