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Brewed by Dent
Style: Stout
Sedbergh, England

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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stravale (2733) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 10, 2011
Bottle from Asda, Carlisle 061011
Very dark brown with ruby edges, tan head.
Aroma of roasted malt....chocolate....light coffee...some fruityness...well blended.
Roasted malt flavour with light chocolate...some coffee.....dark fruits - raisins...quite complex...good smooth flavour
Palate - a bit dry, smooth, soft carb, quite silky but a bit thin. Finish of light roast malt and chocolate.....slight alcohol warming.
Very good, flavoursome stout. Yummy and smooth. If it had more body it would be superb. Must try this cask.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beersiveknown (5001) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUN 12, 2011
Yeasty/dusty aroma reminiscent of Farleys rusks on this dark brown beer with tan head. Initially sweet giving way to coffee grounds then red fruit. Finishing on a coffee note. Dried fruit makes itself known down the glass and a thin head is retained until the end. Fairly thick beer with light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdKing (2375) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2011
Strong porter like Winter Ale, dark almost black in colour. Taste is spicey dried fruit, Christmas fruit cake, chocolatey undercurrents and a nice hop kick on the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10525) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 4, 2010
Bottle. Sweet raisin, coffee and chocolate malt aroma. Dark chestnut color with small head. Sweet creamy coffee-chocolate malt and mildly bitter dry hay hops flavor. Nice body. Very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25182) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2010
Bottled. Deep rubyish brown colour with small beige head. Aroma is plum, raisins, pudding and some mild grass, fruits and herbs. Flavour is much the same in a very nice balance. Quite pleasant stout.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (40140) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2010
50 cL bottle, 2006 vintage. Pours dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is dark malty and slight oxidised. Dark malty and roasted. Malty and light roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2009
Reddish brown airy tan coloured head with lacing on the glass. Aroma of chocolate and Malt fairly smooth with a very malty flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2009
Gravity at Cambridge Beer Festival 2009. Black with no head. Coffee and berries in the scent. Slightly watery. Lots of chocolate and coffee in the mouth but not to it otherwise.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43533) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 5, 2009
Cask (gravity) @ National Winter Ales Festival 2009, Manchester, England.
Clear dark brown color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, coffee, fruity sour and vanilla notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090122]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7846) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2008
Bottle from Corks, Bristol. Opaque black with a slight tan head and no carbonation. Aroma of roasted malt, some toffee and a hint of creaminess. Surpsisingly light mouth feel, with sweet flavours of dark fruit, chocolate and caramel, finishing off pleasantly dry with some warming alcohol. Very good.


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