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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tommann (3269) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2013
340ml bottle. Pours black with a large head. Aroma is subtle, sweet milky roast. Taste has milky roast to start and a roast yeast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yves (2816) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2013
Black colored beer with small off-white head and no carbonation visible. Malty sweet aroma. Medium sparkling and creamed palate. Finish is malty roasted sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (3551) - Weelde, BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2013
at my home with bart and yves can black dark brown colored body with an off white head and with a spicy sweet malt aroma a spicy fruity malt bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jur (468) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2013
Bottle brought home from Uganda. Pours chocolate-brown, translucent, very little head. Milky sweet nose, Nesquick almost. Taste: heavy lactose, candy sugar, bit metallic finish. Fairly smooth, but not really my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaya (7) - BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2013 does not count
50cl bottle bought in kenya brewed by Tanzania breweries. Roasted malts in the nose. slightly roasted taste with some lactose. Easy drinkable and light bodied compared to other stouts. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8333) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2013
Dark brown coloured with a light brown head, lasting. Roasted, lactic aroma. Sweet flavor, more lactic acid. Creamy ,syrupy texture.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zita (6083) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2013
light sour malty aroma,red, brown foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, light soft carbonation, milk finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (12930) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle. Bought in Kenya. Creamy off-white excellent mostly lasting head. Dark amber colour. Moderatre malty and light hoppy aroma. Light sweet lactic light bitter flavor. Chocolate notes. Light bitter flavor. Average light bitter finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PriorL (3069) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2013
TAP. Pleasant to drink a stout in south Africa next to all these pilsener beers! APPEARANCE: dark beer, nice stable beige head, NOSE: vanilla, some lactose, little coffee, TASTE: vanilla, some coffee, faint chocolate, some milk.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (1203) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 5, 2013
Aroma: Dry cocoa initially, but later I get toffee as well Appearance: Very dark red/brown, appearing black. Light brown, thin frothy head with a bit of lacing. Taste: Sweet roasted grain, cocoa, bitterness/astringent, caramel, medium-light bitterness, some pear, Palate: medium-full body, fine/soft carbonation, Overall: An enjoyable stout. The stigma linked with the beer is bad, but that has never stopped me before! I have enjoyed this in large quantities. 340 ml bottle, poured.

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