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Brewed by Dent
Style: Stout
Sedbergh, England

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A rich full flavoured, strong stout with a roast coffee aroma. The dominant roast character is balanced by a warming sweetness and a raisiny, fruit-cake taste which lingers on into the long aftertaste, making this a very satisfying drink.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (5036) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2016
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - close to opaque black with some red/orange chinks. Nose - toffee and roasted stuff going on. Some tangy berries. Taste - burnt toffee, light chocolate. dry hazelnuts. Palate - medium bodied with a tangy yet crunchy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - I like this.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (9989) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2016
UPDATED: APR 8, 2016 Bottle at ash?s. Pours black, nose is sour, custard, yeasty, roasted, taste is sweet, toffee, a bit custardy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9222) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2016
500ml bottle shared with Ashton McCobb and Stuu666. Pours clear dark brown with a thin white head. Aromas of chocolate, light roast. Taste is more chocolate, light roast bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4642) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2015
500ml bottle at home, present from Ann, toffee, coffee aroma, opaque near black with a thin, tan head, sweet malty, fruitcake flavour, oily, sweet fruity aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1921) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2015
500ml bottle from Booths in Windermere - Opaque black with a slight tan head and no carbonation. Aroma of roasted malt, some toffee and a hint of creaminess. Surprisingly light mouth feel, with sweet flavours of dark fruit, chocolate and caramel, finishing off pleasantly dry with some warming alcohol.Went down a treat this one, nice surprise.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thmsboyd (193) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle BBE: Mar 16. Lightly chilled. Pours a deep mahogany with a medium-small creamy tan head. High intensity roasted character; coffee, earthy, lightly nutty. Medium sweetness and a light bitterness. Full-bodied and creamy, carbonation is surprisingly high, but the finish is quite astringent. Overall a stout with great character.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
On cask at Moo Bar, Penrith. Pours black brown with tan head. Boozy roast stout, decent but you wouldnt want too much!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2419) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2014
Gravity pour at Wandsworth Common bf. Pours a dark reddy brown with a light tan head. Aroma has a good amount of dark fruit, a little booze, pears... Light body, mild carbonation, thin. Pity, the aroma was good but it all feels so dumbed down on tasting. Watery, with dark fruits etc... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (8505) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Cask gravity at the Wandsworth beer fest preview night 26/03/14. Dark caramel colour with a greyish tan head. . aroma is chocolate raisin, slightly sweet wort. Flavour is nice chocolate raisin cake and low roast in the finish. Nicely put together. Could pass for a mild. Medium sweet palate. Slight grain tanin. Nice malt forward beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3033) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle in the George and Dragon, Dent. Deep ruby with a brief tan head. Quite sweet and fruity aroma with a bit of coffee. Sweet at first with notes of treacle and coffee. A touch too carbonated. A good bitter finish and pretty nice. More an old ale than a stout for my money.


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