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Big Lamp Summerhill Stout

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Brewed by Big Lamp
Style: Stout
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Dark roast malt flavour, with a hint of chocolate.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martin243 (742) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2013
Pint at the Wheatsheaf, Gateshead. Near black with a tan skim. Dark chocolate and farmyard aroma. Coffee, burnt toast and liquorice flavours. Thin palate for the style. Acceptable, but there are better stouts out there

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2013
Cask at Market Porter, London. Dark brown, almost black beer with a small beige head. Tar, ashes, dark chocolate and coffee aroma. Similar flavour, the coffeeflavour is not nice (bitter coffee) :-(

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10127) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2012
Cask at Market Porter, London. Black beer with a lasting brownish head. Roasted cocoa aroma, coffee, dark chocolate, hoppy bitterness, soot, some ash, cream and vanilla notes. Coffee flavor, rather bitter, dark chocolate, tar, ash, some soot. A bit too bitter and roasted to be really good.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
wimpyjoe (3587) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2012
Black ale with a thick head that looks the part. Some chocolate notes but not too many, also little flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 04/07/2012. Near black with a slight tan head. Sweet, berry fruit and chocolate aroma with a touch of roast dealt., Easy drinking, with more sweetness and berry fruit, before a dry finish. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2011
On cask at The Congress, Longton. A malty stout this, with slight chocolate. Decent stout but there are better. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2011
cask at bow ...dark brown black ... thin tan head ... soft roast malts .. light toffee ... juicy sweet roast chcolate malts ... lightest puff candy tones ... soft and easy... nice

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6045) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2010
(Cask at GBBF, London Earl’s Court, 5 Aug 2010) Black colour with foamy, beige head. Roasted, malty nose with notes of coffee and dark chocolate. Roasted, malty taste with coffee, dark chocolate and cocoa. Solid cocoa bitterness in a dry finish. Rather light body, dry and fairly bitter. Nice and highly drinkable stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9191) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 22, 2010
Cask (GBBF2010)
7 Very sweet fruity raisin aroma. Lots of roasty mash.
4 black, small tan head.
7- Rich roast, quite burnt, but quite simple.
3 Soft palate, carbonation low. Finish a little dry, but not quite ashy. Grainy too.
13 Solid, but maybe too dry to session

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2010
From cask. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Dark roasted malty. Roasted, chocolate and dark chocolate malty. Chocolate sweet and roasted flavoured into the finish.


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