Brewed by Bristol Beer Factory
Style: Sweet Stout
Bristol, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bottle conditioned; Regular and Cask; Occasional.
Previously 4.8%.

Sweet, black and extremely full-bodied. Unfermentable Lactose sugar (added during the boil) sweetens the Chocolate and Black Malt derived roast / burnt flavours.
Ingredients: Maris Otter Pale Malt, Crystal, Chocolate & Black Malts. Challenger Hops.
An historic beer, recreated for the modern drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (9306) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 10, 2015
Cask at the Harp. Pretty black, low tan foam. Chocolate mlik nose, lots of cocoa. Sweet cocoa, milk. Thin, light. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (4143) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Cask at the Magpie, black with a thin head, coffee and ash on the nose with a hint of plum, dry-sweet and ashy, with touches of herbal bitterness and cocoa. Light milky texture and a touch of sour cherries on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
msbernac (1916) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle Aroma-caramel, coffee, chocolate, Appearance-black, hazy, beige foam Taste-medium sweetness, lightly sour, lightly bitter, Palate-light body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter finish Overall- very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erasmus_ro (2509) - Alabama, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown, black with a small, stylish, dark beige head. Aroma is coffee, roast, light sugar and chocolate, light lactose. Taste is roast, some coffee, some lactose, somewhat sweet, but not too much. Fairly low carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Very milky and creamy. Sweet and delicious. Good creamy head. Gorgeous dark colour. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (14406) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2015
On cask at Euston Tap, pours black with a small beige head. Nose brings out lactose and some cocoa. Flavour is well-balanced, with cocoa and lactose in good balance. Medium bodied and chocolatey. Solid milk stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (1331) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2015
50cl flesje via Firma Bier Alcoholpercentage van 4,5% Uitgeschonken in Keyte glas Uiterlijk: zwart met mooie cremelaag Aroma en smaak: romig van de lactose, chocolade, gebrande koffie, caramel, kandijsuiker, klein bittertje Conclusie: romige en vrij zoete stout, best smakelijk ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (7683) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 28, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear dark mahogany with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt, chocolate, caramel. The flavour is moderate sweet with a smooth, creamy chocolate, light liqourice bitter palate. Moderate to full bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (2333) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle from Waitrose. Impenetrable dark brown. Hint of cholocate, liquorice, and pine. Sweet taste with a resinous citrussy tone. Velvety smooth, very full for the ABV and style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPC1524 (121) - Devon, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2016 On cask at Samuel Jones, Exeter. Dark and inviting. Sweet and bitterness immediately makes for a lovely contrast of flavours. Slightly unbalanced although still enjoyable..

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