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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.


giacoluca's rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
giacoluca (15) - - JAN 27, 2012
black, medium bitterness, lightly sour, light sweetness, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, bitter,


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (1794) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. This is a pretty straight forwar stout without too much going on. Not bad though.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5262) - Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2014
12 oz. bottle under the name of Kinmount Willie. Pours dark brown in color with a medium sized beige head that lasted. The aroma and flavor had dark and milk chocolate, dark fruits and light roast. Medium body with smooth mouth feel. Just a bit thin and watery.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (4860) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown body under a small fizzy light brown head that faded to a wispy film. The nose is lightly roasty with some coffee and tobacco along with a moderate caramel sweetness. The flavor is a little off for me, there’s a heavy toffee and caramel sweetness that pervades the roast that I want from a Stout. Minimal to no bitterness present, I suppose this is attempting to be a mix of a Scotch Ale and a Stout, but that combo just doesn’t do it for me. Medium bodied with a touch of clingy sweetness and a soft fizzy carbonation level. Meh, think I’d pass on a second go around with this one.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerSkull (1234) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2013
(Bottle). Smell and taste of roasted malt, chocolate and smoke. A little thin in body but ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arcanor (58) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 15, 2013
Source : SAQ Appearance : Light black with a tan head. Aroma : Coffee and light chocolat. Taste : Light roasted malt and chocolat. Palate : Thin body and small carbonation. Overall : Good beginner beer but lack of everything.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (2716) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2013
500ml bottle from Tesco, Ayr - clear very dark brown, thin tan head, dark chocolate aroma, no lacing, roasted malt, chocolate, bit watery, quite highly carbonated, bittersweet finish

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3493) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Very black stout, no head. Small roasted aroma but with minimum flavour, however it is certainly a drinkable session ale.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DarkSideOfBeer (42) - Padova, ITALY - DEC 19, 2012
Bottiglia. Interpretazione scozzese di una oatmeal stout,color rubino/marrone intenso, retrogusto di caffè e di torrefatto,leggermente troppo frizzante per il genere ma nel complesso buona e beverina

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
4th January 2011
Opaque dark brown beer, short lived tan head. Light palate with mild carbonation. Mild dark malts with traces of coffee and chocolate. Very minerally, leading to a metallic note before the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piero1987 (645) - Iglesias, ITALY - NOV 12, 2012
Black color with brown foam. Roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, liquorice and ripe fruit aroma. Smooth and medium-full bodied with coffee and chocolate flavour.


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