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

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


Kurtos' rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kurtos (115) - Sydney, - MAY 6, 2014
Pours a nice black, typical stout aroma’s of coffee, roasted malts and a roasty nuttiness. Taste. Mainly espresso coffee, and a slight dark chocolate flavour accompanied with a pleasant bitterness throughout. Overall. This beer just rates slightly above the crowd and is good for the price.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malrider69 (79) - Central Coast, AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2015
Pours black with a thin, but long-lasting creamy, brown head that is excellent in appearance. The aroma is of coffee and roasted malt with flavour also being of roasted malt with a mild bitterness that is short lasting on the palate. This stout is OK, but appearances can be deceptive and it is lacking in complexity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2744) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 5, 2015
Big roast grain aroma and taste right up front, black and slick, slippery mouth feel, chocolaty bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (404) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2015
375ml bottle into pint glass. Chocolatey boozy nose. Black beer with no light penetration, tan head. Quite a lot of carbonation. Light bodied, first taste is spritzy and bitter then milk chocolate. Finish is lingering dark chocolate/cocoa. Really nice. Australia has some great stouts but no-one seems to drink them.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sissio (847) - Orsenigo, ITALY - DEC 20, 2014
From bottle, Sydney Coffee, roasted malts Some smokey hint, coffee very drinkable

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brentv (468) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 26, 2014
From bottle in Xiamen, China. Pours black with a small head. No real lacing. Aroma is coffee and roasted malts. Taste is coffee, roasted malts, almost smoky, a little sweet, and more bitter. Bitter finish. Medium mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Simmo (24) - - OCT 17, 2014
This beer hits and misses in equal measure. It smells and tastes lovely with toffee and dark chocolate being most prominent and a pleasant bitterness with a little coffee flavour at the end. It pours like cola, a lovely near black colour with a dark tan head that fades almost instantly. It had way too much carbonation however and it feels like lager in the mouth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (736) - Xiamen, CHINA - OCT 8, 2014
375 ml bottle from Tasty Life, Xiamen. Pours black with a thin off white head. Roasted aroma with chocolate. Dry bitter finish.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
JohnLee (1) - - OCT 2, 2014 does not count
This is the first time to try this beer. It has barnyard aroma, black appearance, light bitter taste, and sticky texture. Overall, this beer is not for me.........

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Capa (2240) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, light brown sugar in the aroma. Flavor is the same with a bit of bourbon. A bit bittersweet. While it wasn’t bad, it wasn’t all that good, either. Simple is it’s best quality.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ngejo (518) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - AUG 28, 2014
Tap. Black, frothy, brown foam, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & astringent finish.


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