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Brewed by Buxton
Style: Dry Stout
Buxton, England

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RATINGS: 210   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (3658) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle. Nice. Roasty, burnt, light smoke, little spicy, tiny bit of sweetness there in the background. Nice coffee bitterness. Dry.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Simonsen (1097) - NORWAY - JUL 29, 2016
Flaske. Svart farget med stor fyldig skumtopp. Moderat karbonert. Smaker røstet malt,sjokolade og kaffe. En fornøyelig stout på 4.1 %

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ndburns (140) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2016
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours dark brown, almost black, with a medium beige head. Very roasty and burnt aromas. Taste is similar, very dry, not much sweetness at all.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2611) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Hazy dark brown with medium tan head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice bitterness with subtle sweet tones. Roasted malts, some pine, caramel, coffee and chocolate. Very good stout.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (7635) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2016
330 ml. bottle. Bottled 07MAR16. Dark brown, cough sryup hue, creamy tanned head. Great lacing. Nose is powdery mocha, grainy chocolate milk, faintly cheesy hops, coffee grounds, powdery, instant chocolate milk mix. Taste is quite bitter herbal, big charcoal & ashes streak running through it, very bitter coffee grounds, low cacao & toffee, thin, gainy faintl oat milk, bitter roast & more ashes, light cigarette ashes. Massively grainy body & dry, decent for a touch thin, very grainy low ABV stout that is so heavy (overly heavy for me) on ashes & burned dry very grainy grounds.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (2829) - 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 (1068) - 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 (1696) - 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 (123) - 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 (3982) - 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.


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