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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Dry Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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.


gwoodin's rating

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gwoodin (44) - Birmingham, - FEB 22, 2013
500ml bottle. Fairly dry stout.The only taste I detect is smoke on the finish. Overall: not good.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (2754) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JUN 10, 2016
Bottle from De Hopduvel. Black colour, dark brown foam. Intense nose of coffee and roasted malts, some ashes. Bitter and dry. Complex and easy drinkable. Great stout.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (1019) - SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2016
Black beer, thick beige head. Smell is malt and dark chocolate. Flavour is really dry. Bitter malt, a touch of some dark chocolate. Some acidic hoppiness too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (1550) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2016
How : tap Appearance : very dark brown, small to medium tanned head. Aroma : burnt caramel, coffee, vanilla, dark syrup and smoke. Palate : medium body, average to low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jasonbenali (107) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours dark brown to black with off white head and decent lacing. Aroma is creamy, roasted coffee, mint, herbs and dried fruits. Taste is quite bitter, dry, with ash in the background and a medium slightly chalky finish. Plenty of body for its strength. Decent stout, particularly for its ABV, if a little unbalanced.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (3467) - NORWAY - MAY 11, 2016
Bottle, july 19th 2015. Black body, medium light brown head. Aroma is mildly roasted with dark chocolate, espresso. Taste is pleasant sweet with a black malt bitterness, hints of licorice and a robust earth hoppiness. Dry and crisp finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (2539) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAY 4, 2016
33cl bottle from saveur-biere.com. Dark color. Thin brown head. Medium bitterness. Body is medium. Finish is long and dry. Aroma is highly roasted, chocolate, cocoa, nuts, hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AnG_BrgNor (408) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2016
Bottle. Deep brown. Aroma is roasted and coffee. Not to complex aroma. Taste also includes dark chocolate and a nice dry bitter ending. Much taste for a 4.1 beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4587) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2016
Bottle. Black beer with a good light brown coloured head. The aroma is lightly roasted with some mellow milkyness. The flavour is heavily roasted and coffee bean bitter. Overall a nice strongly flavoured stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fin (9289) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2016
Bottle from Beer Gonzo shop 30th April 2016 consumed at home in company of Lynn and Barry on Sunday 1st May 2016. Pours black with a light beige head. Nice coffee aroma but interlaced with a good little punch of fresh green hops. More of the same in the mouth, fresh, a little smoke but hops and coffee with chocolate to a lesser extent the dominant features. I love this, not sure why I have not rated before as I must have had it umpteen times. Tastes move like a black session IPA to me, but regardless it’s V.good. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov16 3.9

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ERB92 (617) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2016
Aroma of chocolate, coffee, wood, licorice, cocoa and dried fruits. Almost black with a tan head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average to soft carbonation. Overall a very nice Stout, a tiny bit on the thin side, but for the ABV it is really great.


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