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Brewed by Carlton & United Breweries (CUB)
Style: Foreign Stout
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kurtos (102) - Sydney, - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle. pouts a nice cola colour Aroma. Smells of Milk chocolate and coffee. Taste. Mainly coffee with a sour bitterness throughout. Overall. not too special but at the price point itís worth a try.


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
GG (2323) - NorCal, California, USA - NOV 10, 2014
16.9 oz bottle - Another newer stocked stout found at BevMo, and it probably should have stayed on the shelf. I guess for $3.00 itís not a total loss. But itís got some serious flaws, as a stout should never have green apple in the flavor and this has tons of it. Aroma is really light roasted coffee/toffee and an herbal note. Flavor is lightly roasted coffee and green apple. Yuck.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
MattH (653) - California, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle. Size: 1 pint, 9.4oz. Dark brown pour with a foamy tan head. Aroma is sweet sugary cookie and cocoa. Flavor at first was too sweet and a little salty, but as the beer warmed the flavor mellowed out and some cocoa and roasted malt flavor came out. The body is light and the level of carbonation is low.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (765) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle. Clear black/brown with very thin head. Aroma of roasted malt, light brown sugar, and a hint of coffee. Light/medium body, medium sweetness, some burnt grain astringency, and a dry bitter grain finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kevin (2098) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 23, 2014
i really canít convey my shock at this beer. it is a stout, not a thin black concoction with too much roast or an overhopped monstrosity. it is a real honest to whatever gods you believe in stout. it is 5.7% it is drinkable, it gives a light roast flavor with a lingering milky very mild cocoa flavor. hop presence is there for balance, but above all, this is drinkable. i could sip on a few of these. mild light coffee nose with hints of chocolate. i am very happy to have this easily available to me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2014
Thick malty aroma.Dark black colour with good head. Thick malty chocolate flavor with big aftertaste. Thick, full bodied with nice warmth and low carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kyzr (1153) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Dark pour with small brown head. Nutty nose with some roast. Descent roasted flavor with clean finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2014
(375ml bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, burnt grain, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, light smoke, burnt grain, some cocoa, and stale graham crackers.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (896) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Dark brown pour. Fast dissipating tan head. Aroma roasts soil. Tastes peanut butter semisweet roasts coffee. Acidic spritzy palate.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (954) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2014
Poured an opaque black colour with a very slight mahogany edge tint that produced a three-finger tan coloured frothy head that diminished quickly but laced well in rings. Aroma with lots of dark chocolate, some roasted grain possibly as well as some fruits. Taste of sweetness but also with a tart bitterness and possibly some dark fruits. Aroma not replicated in taste. Moderate body, lighter that I was expecting. Although it has a slightly bitter finish it is easy to drink.


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