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Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Stout
Bungay, England

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RATINGS: 1474   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Cask; Status uncertain. Also available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles.
Fuggles and Challenger hops plus a blend of four local barley malts create an aromatic, strong, dark chocolate cream stout with a satisfying bittersweet aftertaste.


FatTony's rating

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
FatTony (175) - Augusta, Georgia, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Pint bottle- poured out a deep, opaque, brown with a full khaki head. Aroma was dark fruit, figs(?) and plenty of malt. Tastes of coffee, malt and a slight, pleasant sweetness. Palate was perfect, thick with an oily smoothness. Overall an excellent stout. Will go back to this one again and look for others from St. Peters.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (4256) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle thanks to Brian - I used to like this many many years ago. Pours dark black, medium tan head, dissipates fairly quickly, some lacing. Aroma is lactose, roast, a bit burned, some dark chocolate, perhaps a note of rubber. Flavor is light sweet and light plus bitter, a bit burned. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
overtheline (38) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - MAY 24, 2015
500ml bottle pours pretty much black, some ruby red shines through when held to light. Small tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate maybe a bit of licorice. Sweet chocolate followed by bitter coffee. Good mouthcoating feel but lighter than I had expected with long bitterish finish that eventually turns gently warm.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garlic_of_Doom (555) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle shared by Martin, thanks! Black with a small beige head. Aroma has rye bread, liquorice and blue mould cheese. Taste is roasted with coffee, chocolate, liquorice, sweet notes/raisins. Medium body, medium carbonation, dry mouth feel. Short after taste.
A really good surprise. Had this 10 years ago and had no good memory of it at all, nice to have it again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (308) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2015
Flaska från SB. Svart med fluffigt beige skum. Fruktig doft med inslag av choklad. Söt och lätt med lite kolsyra. Kaffe, mjölk och choklad i smaken

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
josanguapo (97) - SPAIN - MAY 8, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2015 Compra: Club del Gourmet de Corte Inglés de San Juan de Aznalfarache Aunque no es mi tipo de cerveza preferido, se deja beber. Pero el sabor a cafe no me agrada. Bonita botella Ingesta: Jugando a kings bounty dark side

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
huineman (317) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 5, 2015
Brown black with tan head. Aroma is coffee, smoke, cocoa, caramel, even black olive. Soft, creamy, very well balanced. Not very long-lingering. A very elegant stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FireGlider (174) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 4, 2015
Black color with small brown head. Strong aroma of caramel and roasted malt. Taste is medium bitter, light sweet with medium lasting aftertaste. Very nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jabah (177) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2015
I bought and sampled this along with St. Peter’s Old Style Porter. This one seemed better, but that may be because I prefer stouts slightly over porters. Like the porter, this one had a bite in flavor. Maybe it’s the hops they use, as the overwhelming flavors I notice seem to be on the hops side versus the sweetness of the malts. This stout is very creamy, maybe the creamiest of the cream stouts I’ve tried. Flavors and quality seem to be there, but I’m not sure the St. Peters beers are working 100% for me.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Enteogenisk (1) - Bålsta, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2015 does not count
Has a pleasant and characteristic taste with notes of chocolate and even a bit of licorice. Recommend.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vannerator (23) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - APR 16, 2015
As others have said head disappears immediately.Yeast, vanilla, chocolate on the nose. Slightly creamy mouth feel, with just the right sweetness for my liking. Heavy bittersweet chocolate, with satisfying bitter aftertaste. Carbonation heavy at first, but reduces quickly. Lovely stout.


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