Brewed by Camden Town
Style: Dry Stout
London, England


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Keg; Regular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (2795) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Keg at Blackfriars. Jet black, nice long-lasting beige head. Aromas are mostly chocolate with light roast notes. Taste is sweet, underlining the chocolate thing. Lacks body, even accounting for the strength. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AshtonMcCobb (2314) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 22, 2014
On keg. Appearancestors - opaque black with a nice fawn creamy head. Nose - almost chocolate but not quite. Almost liquorice but not quite. Maybe a salted liquorice is a more accurate description. Taste - more salted liquorice but something coffee and dark chocolate underneath. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long elegant dry finish. Overall - interesting as itís somewhere in the twilight between stout and porter and it does have that savoury edge.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (1865) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 16, 2013
On tap @The Union Tavern, Westbourne Park, London. Roasty, spicy aromas. Pours dark with nice tan head. Creamy, silky texture, soft carbonation, medium body. Taste is mild bitter, roasty, some spicy. Smooth and balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1363) - WALES - NOV 7, 2013
Keg. Totally opaque with small thick tan head. Smell - yeasty, slight smoke to start. Later on I get hints of dry dogshit / bad breath and coffee bean. Maybe coffee breath. Body is quite thin but not foamy. Taste is watery, coins. Maybe a touch of smoke, slightly musty. Feel like I can taste alcohol despite the low ABV. Really not a lot going on but itís not unpleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3193) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2013
On tap. Black with small tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, roasted malt and grass. Taste sweet, roasted malt, malt, smooth chocolate and grass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2013 Really nice, low percentage, quite dry, chalky, almost sour, roasty, dark, almost sour sauce taste. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
calm_dreamer (156) - GREECE - OCT 3, 2013
Pours black like coal with a nice head that leaves after a bit. Smells like classic dry stout, a bit of coffee, some light hops, and smoke. A fire of smoke. The taste is pretty much the same, smokey dry stouty. Iíd say like Guinness with smoked malts. Pretty good session beer!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jimmythespoon (452) - CYPRUS - SEP 30, 2013
Draft. Nice retained head. Black black colour. Very smooth with dry finish. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (1915) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2013
Keg at EoE, London. Very nice, smooth, dry stout. Rich coffee and chocolate aroma. Black as night with an off white head. Roasted malt and sweet at the same time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1342) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2013
Tap at CBC Brixton. I could have sworn I've rated this before. I haven't. Deep dark black/brown with some fine carbonation present. Nice toasty, coffee, smoky choc aroma. Light to medium body, a bit watery. Coffee in the main with a touch of treacle sweetness and some dark fruit. There is metal there too. It's just a bit wet and lacking. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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