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Cambridge Moonshine Chocolate & Orange Stout

Cambridge Moonshine Chocolate & Orange Stout
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Brewed by Cambridge Moonshine
Style: Stout
Cambridge, England


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Bottled, Special;
A soft luxurious rounded & creamy dark beer. Loaded with chocolate, coffee & treacle flavours. The taste is soft & rounded, having a good hop balance with a hint of orange

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34404) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Clear dark brown black colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, sweet chocolate. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dusty, chocolate, fruity - orange - citrus notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130901]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10677) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2013
Bottle from Kris Wines, London. Black with a small dark brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt, chocolate and a little dough. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. Soft. 240913

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (7325) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle shared by Fonefan at his place. Pitch black color, small beige to light brown head. Aroma has malts, dark malts, lightly something fruity that I totally didn’t expect. Taste malts, dark malts, just a slight fruity touch, a bit earthy. Average body, a bit low carbobated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10542) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2013
Bottle shared with Tomer at CBC - Clerkenwell, London. Looks great. Pours thick black with a frothy, tan cream head. Moderate roasted dark malts in the nose. Medium sweet flavor, some bitter chocolate, perhaps a bit of fructose, modest earthy bitterness. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Light dryness on the finish with mellow char, cocoa, low bitterness. Very good stout, though I wouldn’t guess there was any orange involved.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomer (1647) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - FEB 20, 2013
Bottle, shared with Leighton, many thanks, small creamy head, quite opaque brown colour, aroma of cinamon, light coffee and dark bread, flavour of dark bread and malt, cocoa, dirt and some ripe oranges in the back. A bit different, nice and easy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13286) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2013
Cask gravity at White Cliffs BF 2013. Black beer lasting tan head. Rich choc and strange medicinal aroma faint touch of choc and orange. Better in mouth bit of newspaper then interesting. Nutty. Strange odd different but good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (3424) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - DEC 30, 2012
Deep black body and small tan lace. Fairly rich (for the abv) aroma, chocolate, candy, marzipan and resin. Taste is interesting, nice smooth bitterness and sticky dark malts. Mouth filling, for a 6,5 percent stout. Nice. (33cl bottle from Chris, thanks!)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4806) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle shared from Kris Wines. Pours black with a bubbly tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, orange and coffee. Flavour is moderate sweet and heavy bitter. Medium bodied with soft to moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5087) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2012
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Thin tan head. Clear thick pour. Nice bitter coffee taste. Nice brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerLuvver (53) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle from Beautiful Beers. Pours black with dark thick head which stays forever. Scent of dark roasted malts and light orange zest. Taste is a bit weird at first where the orange seems to poke through the coffee and chocolate flavours. It is complex in that every sip tastes different. Some is more chocolaty, others are strong orange. Overall this beer is hugely satisfying and interesting to drink.

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