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Brunswick Black Sabbath
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Brewed by Brunswick (Everards)
Style: Stout
Derby, England

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Cask; Regular.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berkshirejohn (4483) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2008
Cask at the Brunswick Inn, Derby. Black with a purple tint and a dense tan head; aroma of sour fruit and chocolate malt; milky chocolate flavour with sticky damson poached fruit; leading to a dry coffee finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2008
Cask at GBBF 2007. A very dark brown beer with a brown head. The aroma is sweet malty combined with notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of caramel as well as light notes of roasted malt, leading to a smooth sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6126) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 29, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 4     Light Brown(1)->Pitch Black(5) : 4     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 3   Off-White(1)->Dark Brown(5) : 2   Lasting: 2   Lacing : 3   Nitro : XX
Aroma:
Intensity : 3  
Yeast : 2   Bread : XX   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   Ink : XX   Tar : XX   Olives : XX   DMS : XX
Malt : 4   Biscuity : 3   Burnt Toast : 3   Caramel : XX   Nuts : XX   Pumpernickel : XX   Cereals : XX   Coffee : 4   Dark Chocolate : 3   Vanilla : XX   Grapes : 1   Blackberries : XX   Cherries : XX
Hops : 2   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : 2   Floral : XX   Lemon/Lime : XX   Grapefruit : XX Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX
Notes :   Earth : 1   Wood : XX   Mint : XX   Smoke : XX   Soy : XX   Bourbon : XX   Anise : 3
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 2   Sourness : XX   Lactic : XX   Bitterness : 2   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 3   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 3   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : 1   Mineral : XX   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: Strong stout with fair roast and a delicate anise touch to its malts. A fine night-shutter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11056) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2007
Black with a small white head. Fruity aroma, some peat and wood notes. Sweet and fruity flavour with a dry and roast finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2007
Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2007, London. Dark brown color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, burnt, light licorice. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is flat.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Dark ruby red colour, mediumsized bubbly beige head. Aroma is slightly roasted malts, fruits, some hops and caramel. Flavour is fruity, slightly roasted and quite wooden. Wellbalanced and leaves a nice spicy aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13619) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2007
Cask gravity at GBBF 2007. VEry dark ruby/black. No head. A rather nice aroma of dark fruit and liquorice. Very decent beer, that has some different flavours. Bit oily, some vegetable flavour, but in a good way. Interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4240) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2007
Cask@Brunswick Inn, Derby. Black beer with a light and mild aroma and a lightly roasted flavour. Overall an average beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2007
Cask, The Brunswick, Derby. Black with red tints and a small head. Aromas are earthy, sweet coffee with liquorice and chocolate. Also some berry fruit. Flavours are chocolate malts with liquorice and roast notes. Bitter hops follow with some metal. Slightly floral, quite hoppy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2010 1. Cask Handpump at the Brunswick Inn, Derby 22/11/2006 Fruit aroma. Black slightly rich on the palate and fruity. Strong in alcohol. Some nutty flavour in a bitter lasting malt finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Brunswick Inn, Derby 17/01/2010 Fruit and some roast aromas. Dark red coloured fruity and a little rich on the palate with a crisp and slightly dry roast malt finish.


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