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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%
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 (183) - 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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westkyoto77 (621) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 28, 2016
On tap at Cascade. Poured a jet black with a thin, short-lived tan head. Tasted very bitter after a sweet cider. But was moreish, with interesting flavours of chocolate and dark fruit. Thin. Nice flavours, though; would have again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
whoisghost (193) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 16, 2016
Cola coloured with a medium tan head. Cocoa and coffee aromas, a little bit of leather. Dark chocolate, coffee and molasses flavours - better than I expected to be honest. Medium to thick body, creamy mouthfeel. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cadilhac (31) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 12, 2016
A little thin, but a solid stout, very chocolaty. An example of the style, with no fuss.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (837) - SINGAPORE - DEC 11, 2015
5.8%ABV. Stout. Tapped out a rich obsidian. 40°SRM Nose had some nice smoke and coffee aromas. Darkly malt and roasty aromas. Mouthfeel was sudsy. Palate was flavors of coffee, peat smoke and the sweet camelization of ’Vietnamese coffee. Nice nutty flavor or pecans and walnuts. Other prominent flavors were that of bamboo charcoal, dark fruits, darkly browned wheat toast, chocolate. Finish was clean charcoal with a pleasant ume dryness. Goes on Favorites List!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidAust (191) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 12, 2015
330ml bottle into a washington glass. Full-bodied, strong roasted character, with a pleasantly bitter aftertaste. Dark with medium head.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrjez (441) - Osaka, JAPAN - OCT 15, 2015
Very mild for a foreign stout. Flavours of roasted malt, nutty, a little chocolate sweetness, but all quite thin and fleeting. Nothing dominates the palate and the aroma is quite subdued.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (3641) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 30, 2015
On holiday black colored body with an off white head and a chocolate malt aroma a chocolate malt bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle poured black as with a bubbly but brief head & a decent malty aroma the taste is good roasted malty dry with coffee chocolate flavours quite bitter bit thin ok

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malrider69 (131) - 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 (3854) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 5, 2015
Big roast grain aroma and taste right up front, black and slick, slippery mouth feel, chocolaty bitter finish.


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