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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Dry Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg & Bottle conditioned; Regular.
Previously known as Kinder Stout.

This stout ale pours a deep brown-tinted black, with a thick creamy latte head. Aromas of burnt roast coffee, malty molasses, prunes, and a hint of smoke.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (8674) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2015
Draught @ Gastropuben KICK Malt & Mat, Kristiansand
Pours reddish black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, earthy, caramel and hint of chalk. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long caramel and chocolate finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer4000 (4950) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2015
On tap @ Kick. Black body with a nice, stable beige head. Nice aroma with coffee, mocha and dry fruit. Flavor is medium sweet, dark malt, coffee, mocha and pleasant bitterness. There is also a hint of vegetables here, but not really disturbing. Medium body and average aftertaste. Nice session stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1192) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Pours dark brown with a small light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate. Flavour is malts, coffee, nuts, dark chocolate, cocoa.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11963) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2014
On tap at Kick. Black colour with a beige head. Aroma is smoked, roasted malt, coffee. Flavour is smoked, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate. Medium body. Nice and easy drinkable beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
slawek (250) - Kraków, POLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Jet black with big, creamy, tan color head. Aroma: Licorice, coffee, chocolate. Taste: dry with low sourness and medium bitter finish. Flavor of bitter chocolate, herbs. Very good drinkability, low carbonaiton, short finish. Good beer!

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (14777) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Draft. Dark maroon brown color, thick beige head with good retention. Aroma of roasty coffee, figs. Taste has creamy caffe macchiato, plums, punes. very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5390) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Poured an almost pitch black color with a small tan head. Aroma was some coffee, lots of burnt character. Notes say dry erase, but that could have been an auto-correct issue. Flavor was nice and roasty. Dry finish. Easy to drink. Reminded me a bit of the Guinness Extra Stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (3056) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2014
Cask@Pelt Trader, London - pours black with a beige head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, some caramel, coffee, chocolate, treacle, some dark fruits, very faint smoke into the dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ContemplateBeer (1661) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Aroma: Roasted malts with light to moderate dark fruity esters (raisins, etc.); whipped cream. Appearance: Opaque black pour with a minimal tan head that settles into a bubbly skin. Flavor: Dry roast up front; fruity esters are minimized; a little chalky; finishes with a lingering leafy bitterness. Palate: Light body, slick texture, flat carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: Didn’t get into this too much, but an interesting stout that would be worth a try for stout lovers. Reminds me of a dry stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5532) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a dark mahogany colour with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is malty, liqourice, light smoke light coffee. The flavour is moderate bitter very light sour with a light, slightly watery coffee metallic spicy hop malt bitter palate. Moderate to light bodied with lively carbonation. A little too light for a stout IMO.


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