Brewed by Cheshire Brewhouse
Style: Stout
Congleton, England


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.

Cheshire Stout
Brewed with Pure Cheshire Water, English Pale, Crystal, Chocolate, Malts Wheat, Flaked & Roasted Barley, hopped with British Target Hops, Lindow is a Lighter take on Irish stout, very complex with hints of dark chocolate & espresso balanced with dried vine fruits, a luscious stout. Lindow – “The Black Lake” – Cheshire Stout.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanoi (668) - Greater Manchester, - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle: Nose is smoke, treacle, brown sugar touch of espresso at the base. Taste follows the nose with smoke, leading to dates, a little cocoa and dark fruits. The mouthfeel is too thin. It’s a reasonable stout that verges on the porter in places.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (508) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2015
On cask at thr baum rochdale on the porter side of stout coffee and mellow roastiness decent mouthfeel deep brown in colour

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (18514) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 22, 2015
bottle at home ... dark brown ... thin tan head ... soft chocolate roast .. soft malt nose ... soft malts ... dark roast ..ligth chocolate roast ,.. but just a little thin and lacking depth

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2440) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
500ml bottle from corks out Heswall. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt and caramel. The taste is mid bitter, and has liquorice. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (962) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Cask at The Wilkes Head, Leek. Deep brown colour with a creamy tan head. Aromas of roasted malts, liquorice, brown sugar and dark chocolate. Taste is malty with roasted malts, liquorice, dark chocolate and dried fruits like blackberry. Dry, low carbonation and medium bodied. A fruity, blackberry finish. Nice and fruity stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (6191) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear dark brown with a bubbly off white head. The aroma is smoky roasted malt, light caramel. The flavour is medium to light bitter with a dry earthy mineral malt bitter light smoky liqourice palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (15302) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Cask at the Ship & Mitre - Liverpool. Pours clear, rich brown with a tight, creamy beige head. Nice roasted malt nose with accents of coffee and milk chocolate. Light sweet flavor with ashy roast, charred meat, mild earthy bitterness, cocoa, dark read. Light bodied with fine, caressing carbonation. Pretty well balanced to finish with more ash, burnt toast, baking cocoa, dried blackberry. Nice little stout.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1699) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Pours a black colour, taste is of roast malts with quite a thin mouth feel, not a bad stout and very drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
Cask at the Le Gothique’s Halloween Beer Festival 2013. Poured a hazy dark brown with a thin beige head. Slightly smoky aroma with hints of caramel and molasses. Light roasty flavours, with orange peal and brown sugar. Finish is ash, coffee and maple syrup.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3474) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
Cask at the Magpie, as Lindow "The Black Lake". Choc and malt nose, dry fruity palate, wine and more dark chocolate, dry roasty faintly bitter finish.

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