Brewed by Buxton
Style: Dry Stout
Buxton, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43243) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ Southampton Arms, RBESG Weekend, 139 Highgate Road, London, Greater London, England NW5 1LE.

Clear dark black colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, light burnt. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, burnt, dark roasted, chocolate, biscuit notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110806]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (39955) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2011
From cask. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malty, breadish and dark chocolate. Bitter, dark roasted malty, breadish and dark chocolate. Dry, bitter and heavy roasted into a lasting dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (25643) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
Bottle at home. Black colorued with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel, hay, dark chocolate, hops and pine needles. Roasted flavour of caramel, hay and hops with notes of licorice and pine needles. Roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (24853) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2011
Cask@Southampton Arms, London. Quite much black colour with a medium off-white head. Aroma is roasted malts, liquorice, dark fruits, some ashes and mild spicy and wooden notes as well. Flavour is toffee, coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, some ashes as well as mild dark fruityness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (22479) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty bitter chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty bitter chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (21503) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2013 21st January 2013
Old Fountain. Opaque dark brown beer, small tan head. Palate is soft and airy. Not much carbonation but it has a nice mouthfeel. Mellow soft dark malt. Touch of sour dark chocolate and super mild coffee. Whisper of fruit underneath. Semi dry finish with a mild bitter aftertaste and tang. Nice soft stout.

6th August 2011
Cask at Southampton Arms as ’Kinder Stout’. Very dark brown beer, little pale tan head. Light dry palate. Very light dark malt. Decent fruit in the undertone. Dry finish. A fruity but dry and inoffensive porter. 3.3

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (20866) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (20644) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 3, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2013 bottle at home sep 2013 ... deep black ... smalll tan head ... soft chewy chocolate roast nose ... soft creamy malts ... soft chocolate ... bitter roast ... little coffee ... soft bitter coffee ...3.8 cask a the bow ... dark black ... small tan head ... soft mellow dark chocolate roast ... mellow soft chocolate roast ... soft chocolate ... mellow and smooth ... mild chocolate ... full and rounded.
Earlier Rating: 1/1/2012 Total Score: 3.8
RBESG 2011 day 1... deep black ... thin tan head ... soft sweet roast malt nose ... bitter chocolate malts ... dark roast ... light bitter hop finish...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18005) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
Cask at the Euston Tap, London. Pours dark brown with a very creamy, tan cap. Moderate roast in the nose, a bit of burnt wood. Light to medium sweet flavor, bitter cocoa, good roast, wet earth, tar. Medium bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Earthy finish, soil, wet wood, ash tray, moderate roast, burnt sugars. Solid.
Earlier Rating: 8/6/2011 Total Score: 3.8
Cask at the Southampton Arms, London. Pours brown-black with a small, off-white head. Big roast aroma, some cocoa and dry coffee. Nice flavor, light to medium sweet, slight milk cocoa, bit of leafy bitters. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Semi-dry, semi-sweet finish, plenty of lingering roast. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (17292) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle at Bishops Arms, Järntorget, Gothenburg. Almost black beer with a decent beige head. Coffee aroma, licorice, raisins, soot, biscuits, dark chocolate, some cocoa powder. Roasted chocolate flavor, coffee, cocoa, soot, some sweet fruits, some licorice.

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