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Brewed by Broughton
Style: Stout
Biggar, Scotland

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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Pasteurised.
Sometimes known as Kinmount Willie Oatmeal Stout in the US.
Brewed to the exacting standards of Robert Younger, great grandfather of the founder of Broughton brewery. This rich stout is bursting with the flavours of roasted barley and black malt. The excellent hop bitterness is offset by the silky mouth feel of oats.
Major ingredients are:-
Optic Pale Ale Malt, Black Malt, Roasted Barley, Pinhead Oats. Hops used are English grown Fuggles, First Gold and Challenger.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19237) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2002
Dark brown. Roasty aroma. Sweet, medium bodied. Medium bitterness. The best of the Broughtons.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2002
Dark brown color. Faint smokey, sweet malty, tinny aroma. Smokey, mildly sweet malty body. Smooth palate a little tinny. An ok stout.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jayme9874 (756) - Hamburg, New York, USA - MAR 21, 2002
Almost black, nice light brown head. Subdued nose of roasted malt,coffee and maybe chocolate? Thin to medium bodied, kind of watery with notes of roasted barley and maybe some coffee hints but not alot going on. Very smooth with some oaty characteristics at the end. Needs work.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Skred (107) - Houma, Louisiana, USA - MAR 11, 2002
This is a beer I could drink too much of if not careful. Very easy to drink, wonderful coffee notes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - MAR 7, 2002
good looking stout - very dark with a slight red colour. Aroma of grains, roast malt and coffee. has a very thin palate fora beer claiming to be an oatrmeal stout. taste of dark malt , lots of coffe notes ,burnt fruit with slightly sour aftertaste and a thin mouthfeel. worth buying a bottle if easily available in your area but probably not worth searching for.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2002
nice sweet stout. too clean a finish. maybe could use a little more body. not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 5, 2002
Dark mahogany with a thin tiny bubbled tan head. Steady carbonation. Aroma of grains, roasted malt, light coffee and soap. Thinnish body upfront. Black malt twang and a dry finish. Again, not much depth of flavor besides the black malt and a light coffee aftertaste. Carbonation remains steady. Best before date : 12/02. This is just too thin, especially since they claim it’s an oatmeal stout. The slightest trace of oats is tasted in the finish, along with a sourish note. This is another yawner in my book.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 3, 2002
Nice color and head, but too thin tasting. Also, very heavy on the coffee flavor. A tad disappointing.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MMM...Beer (385) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 17, 2002
I put this right even with Samuel Smith’s Oat meal stout. It was very hard for me to decide which one I like better. They’re both different from eachother but overall I like them the same.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Xerius99 (6) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 10, 2002 does not count
A pleasant stout. Not overpowering, and light aftertaste.


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