Brewed by Cascade Brewery (CUB)
Style: Foreign Stout
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Fatty Appleton, a colourful brewery worker, was known for his ability to carry 2 Firkin barrels under his arms (yes, they’re known as Firkins). It’s a skill that would work as ’crowd control’ when things got out of hand at the local. Deep and rich in colour, Stout has a slightly nutty roasted flavour and chocolate characteristics, with a smooth and creamy body and pleasantly bitter after-taste. Fatty Appleton would approve!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KeefOz (1560) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 27, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2012 Poured an opague black colour with a thin beige head that dissapated quickly. Initail aroma of burnt barley that quickly went to a chocloate flavour. First taste was of burnt barley but this was quickly replaced by a subtle chocolate flavour. Medium to full bodied with a smooth and slightly sweet finish. Not a full on flavoured stout but quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 23, 2012
Fairly dark in colour with a skim of mocha head that seems to be slowly dissipating. Good chocolate and slightly roasty aromas are apparent. Lightish body and a flavour that trends toward burnt caramels with lovely sherbet-like mouthfeel. This is a bit of a dark horse in the stout world. When you think of Cascade you think as a larger brewer it’ll skimp on the flavour, but this is patently not the case. While this beer isn’t the most complicated stout I will ever drink, it is eminently sessionable and has a good spicy orange finish. Reasonable price and a tasty drop which I shall be returning to time and again (and I love stout). Well done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omega (898) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 30, 2012
Lighter style of stout. Subtle coffee notes and very little mouth feel make this an easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 14, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2011 Bottle. Pours Black with decent tan head and lace. Aromas of Coffee bean, milk, mocha, tar, grassy and floral hop notes and a decent choc roasty note. Med body complex malt profile, generous carbonation - med-high. Decent hop flavor, balanced with a toasty note and malty body finishing up a touch light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (2810) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 20, 2011
Pours black with almost no head. Big roasty aroma with coffee and also some oatmeal shown. Similarly roasty, grainy flavours, with a hint of rum-like booze in there. Pretty full on. Could us more carbonation and a thicker body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maris (1390) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2011
From a 375ml bottle on 30/5/2011. Pours a very dark brown/black, with a head full of big bubbles. Has a modest aroma of coffee and chocolate. In the mouth, it starts out quite sweet and chocolatey and finishes with some roasted malt notes and a mild bitterness. The body is quite thin and watery. An unremarkable stout which just scrapes through with a pass mark.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
chibuck (3510) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 2, 2011
bottle drank from a tulip... dark brown with a light tan head, the head rises and stays at two fingers for awhile, but its very ugly big bubbles a watery... the aroma is roasted chocolate, fresh cocoa powder notes, a touch of alcohol and a bit generic, but decent... the semi nice things that were present on the nose do not show through on the taste, very light in taste and mouthfeel, watery, a little coffee only a hint of roast... not a fan

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Blairgus (4167) - California, USA - MAR 9, 2011
dark brown and clear smells like dark malt thin/med body and slightly fizzy malty, dry dark chocolate taste nice enought but just a session ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2011
[375ml bottle courtesy of benji/sevare @cgarvieuk] Black stout pour with the standard tan-coloured head. Dark, roasty aromas with some dark chocolate on the nose. Very drinkable session stout, decent bitter roasty finish [28012010]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4460) - Burgos, SPAIN - JAN 30, 2011
Bottle @ tasting cgarvieuk. Black colour, off-white head. Aroma has roasted malts, bit of chocolate, bit dusty. Flavour is slighty roasted, hint of chocolate. Slight watery finish.

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