Brewed by South African Breweries (SABMiller)
Style: Sweet Stout
Sandton, South Africa


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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Choice barley grain is slow roasted to produce a rich dark brew. A unique blend of hops adds a touch of bitterness and a special yeast fixes the unmistakable flavor and creamy head.
Also comes in a license brewed version by Tanzania Breweries, Pabod Breweries in Nigeria and in Vietnam by SAB’s subsidiary in Da Nang.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
FraekkeFyr87 (299) - - MAY 3, 2015
The color is pitch black. The aroma is full of coffee, chocolate, barley, corn and caramel. The taste is full of coffee, chocolate and caramel. A good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Manslow (1019) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 21, 2015
Butelka. Kolor czarny, piana gęsta, trwała. Aromat kremowy,przyjemny. Smak słodkie , waniliowe.Mocne 6% a lekkie kremowe piwo.Dobre.Pite w RPA w 2010r.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sibarh (156) - Białystok, POLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Kolor - czarny, klarowny. Piana - średnio wysoka, nie trwała. Zapach - kawowy. Smak - średnie nuty kawowe, lekki kwasek, średnia słodycz, wyraźna palona goryczka. Smaczne.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (2501) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours a black colour with a firm beige head, aroma is malty, the taste is light roasted malt with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerkenstock (99) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JAN 30, 2015
Drink cool (10-12°C)Eye: Pours a brownish-black color with a medium sozed beige to brown head and smooth carbonationNose: nuts, dark malts, roasted malts, dark berries, cellar, wine leaves, caramel or crème brûlée and coffee.Mouth: nuts, nutshells, leaves, coriander, spices, oily to milky texture.Palate: tobacco leaves, dark chocolate, moccaOverall: surprisingly nice beer. much better than the lager in it?s field.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (6177) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 3, 2014
625ml bottle [brewed by Accra Brewery, Ghana - Thank you very much, Aziz!]. Clear, darkest brown colour with ruby red glimmer, average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, beige to tan head. Dark malty aroma with a grainy, strawy touch, hints of milk chocolate, some roast. Taste is slightly roasty dark malty, some dark malt sweetness, a touch of treacle, malt lozenge; slightly watery, not that far from some German Dunkels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (9985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2014
Can. It’s dark brown with a small creamy beige head. Aroma of toffee, lactose, milk chocolate, sweet malt, caramel and a light smokiness. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bbertels (329) - NORWAY - OCT 24, 2014
Can bought at soccer match in Chimoio, Mozambique. Black as night and with some carbonation. Strong flavours of coffee and even some dairy. Very nice and quite original.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 24, 2014
Another courtesy of my friend Cantabrian. Heartfelt thanks mate. As black as it comes with a covering of latte coloured head. Fresh, creamy aromas of cream and chocolate malts. This pretty much sums up the flavour with maybe a little bit of cola as well. Some slightly prickly carbonation, which surprised and a finish like cola. A simple beast, but tasty enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grzesiek79 (3886) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Piwo fajnie wygladajace dosc ciemna barwa ale troche czerwonych refleksow tez bylo. Kremowa srednia ale za to bardzo trwala piana. W smaku slodowo slodkawe piwo, z odrobina bananow i wanilli w tle. Biszkoptowy i lekko palony posmak. Finisz palono slodkawy.

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