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Brewed by Blue Monkey
Style: Stout
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

Our double gold medal winning, revolutionary stout. A hearty 4.9% beer full of malty complexity balanced by a robust bitter bite.
Colour: Black
Hops: Northdown
Availability: Year Round, but please book ahead as we have a waiting list for this beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ Wellington, 37 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands England B2 5SN.

Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, dark roasted, cold coffee, licorice notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate malt sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100116]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30913) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2010
From cask. Pours dark brown to black with a fully gone head. Aroma is mild tarish and dark roasted malt. Dark malty, mild liqourice and with a nice bitterness coming through. Ends dry and bitter. Dark roasted malt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2011
Cask. A deep red beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel as well as a hint of butter. The flavor is very sweet with notes of caramel, butterscotch, and malt, leading to a dry and lightly roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2010
Cask. Pours a deep dark brown - close to black - with a vague orange hue and a beige head. Lightly sweet hard roasted malt and vanilla in the nose. Medium body, sweet hard roasted malt, vanilla and licorice. Lightly malt bitter finish. 160110

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 26, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Black colour, not much head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, some mild roasted notes as well as mild vanilla. Flavour is coffee, chocolate, some earth, fruits and mild roasted malts. Quite much bitterness lurking in the background as well.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16584) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2013
Cask @ Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell EC1. Pours a dark ruby black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty caramel and chocolate flavor with weak smoky hints. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2010
4th August 2010. GBBF.
Opaque dark brown beer. Suddy tan head. Light semi dry palate. Fresh minerally dark malt with some subtle fruit underneath. Not bitter but a tad dry. Nice balance of dark malt and fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 28, 2011
cask at the bow ... deep black ... thin tan lacing ... soft smokey dark roast ... light smoke again ... roast malt ... light chocolate ... sweet roast.nice tasty and easy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours black with a off white head. Fruit, caramel and vague roast. Medium bodied. Decent!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13599) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2011
Cask gravity at Gbbf 2011. Black with dark brown edges. Lasting beige head. Its a decent dry stout with some choc some dark fruots. And good hop finish. Whats the difference between this and a black ipa I hear you cry? very good I thought in fact excellent.


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