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


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RATINGS: 553   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cousin_Larry (415) - - AUG 3, 2013
Very good stout. Coffee taste with some chocolate flavor. Had it at backyard picnic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
davidm (1977) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Sweet and roasted flavours. Chocolate and caramel flavours are rich, but it doesn’t feel heavy. I don’t get much from the hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EddieG1 (14) - Louisiana, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Very dark pour with thin tan foam. Very smooth, almost too smooth with only moderate development. Mostly chocolate, some coffee, raisin in finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cokolwiek11 (24) - - JAN 4, 2015
White bottle? aroma- mainly coffe, some chocolate, minimal roasted bread. Beer is black with less than 1 finger almost brown head. Taste like a nice classic stout, mainly coffe. Its nice and smooth. Palate- I’d say full body, thick, soft carbonation. Overall- well I asked guy in a shop for a good classic stout and I got one. Nice and stylish. 7/10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lizardking3 (153) - Springfield, Oregon, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pours jet black with a fat tan head. Aroma is chocolate malts. Taste is bitter chocolates and some raisins. It doesn’t have that super velvety mouth feel that I like on my stouts, but it is tasty and very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3271) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle shared at the Kernel tap room, London, thanks to Ben. It pours a dark brown color with a medium tan head. Aroma is lightly roasted, with notes of dark chocolate, dried fruits and espresso. Taste is medium sweet and lightly roasty with notes of wood, ashes, light booze, chocolate. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, tasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tillmac62 (283) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours black as a starless night. World Class head volume, outstanding lacing and retention. Light nose of roast and chocolate over a slight mineral note. Heavy light body with just a hint of smooth texture. Above average carbonation level with a bit of effervescence in the middle and finish. The outstanding flavor profile is reasonably intense, a bit complex and very well balanced. It begins with chocolate sweetness which is a blend of bittersweet dark and milk characteristics. The middle has a very subtle bitterness from roast and hops over a distinct classic mineral note (think chocolate soda). The finish is a slow fade of rich sweet chocolate with hints of vanilla. This is an excellent choice to introduce someone to stouts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (3089) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 12, 2014
500ml bottle. Very dark brown color. Small size, brown head, stays. Sweet, roast, bit metallic notes in aroma. Sweet, mild roast, mild hops in taste. Dry mouthfeel. Dry papery spicy hops in aftertaste. Quite decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brianza_ale (151) - ITALY - NOV 3, 2014
50 cl in pint. Pours a nice, abundant beige/grey head, dense and bubbly; deep black colour. Smells straightaway very chocolatey, toffee, roasted, slighlty smokey. Taste goes on a folowing level: again very chcolate/cocoa, very nice malty, roasted, hints of vanilla, not too much harsh coffee soy notes which often ruin evreything. The sweetness is outstanding, and the bitter notes just there to balance it. Right medium carbonation, medium bodied, silky texture, great drinkability, you wouldn’t tell that’s 7%vol. Tried this 3 times during this year, and it’s not a coincidence: it’s a great and solid brew. Highly reccomended, even if you don’t like stouts

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubsir (11) - - OCT 31, 2014
A fine tasting stout. A little bit of smokey nose, but pretty mild there. Nice head - not artificially permanent. I like the also quite smokey taste up front with plenty of bitterness and a very dry finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (1030) - SPAIN - OCT 29, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2015 Lata de 44 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color negro. Sabor a malta, dulce, ligeramente a cafe, muy ligeramente a chocolate.

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