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Brewed by Freedom (formerly Brothers)
Style: Stout
Rugeley, England

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg, also available bottled. Launched in July 2010.


2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
Bottled. A red-brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of caramel and roasted malt. The flavor is skunky with notes of bread and roasted malt, leading to a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (1667) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle at Yespr’s - black pour with white head. Roasted malts, nutty, chocolate, toffee, caramel, roasted finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5600) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
33 cl. bottle @ yespr. Black with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, malt, bread and some fruity notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
33 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is hard roasted dark malty. Dark malty, breadish, light sweetness. Dry and roasted. Bitter and vague herbal into the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5104) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail. Pours clear dark ruby with a small creamy tanned head. Aroma of weak bready malts. Taste is moderate sweet, with earthy notes, dark berries. High carbonated, weak body. Dry and light sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11113) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle. Thanks bigbro. Pours deep black with a small, creamy, off-white head. Aroma is heavy roasted, liqourice, dark chocolate. Low carbonation, light dry and fairly light mouthfeel. Flavour has roasted malts, mild salty liqourice, light oats, some cocoa. Fairly short finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olliejobbins (728) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
330ml bottle. pours dark brown with no head. aroma is of coffee and molasses. smooth coffee taste but very thin texture and watery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (10466) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle at home in London - picked up at Cotteridge Wines. Pours clear, dark brown with a moderate, creamy beige head. Dry dark bread in the nose, some ash and earth. Light sweet flavor with tobacco, earth, some dried berries, faint leather, dusty cocoa. Light bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Light sweet finish with dry chocolate, subtle roast, a bit of wet tobacco, burnt leaves. Nothing special but OK.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (2428) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2013
Keg at Victoria; dark brown pour with velvety off white head, toasted malt aroma, smooth pleasant with coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Bish (1124) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
Better than you think. Even though it was cold and served in a trappist glass? A trappist glass! Don’t you know who I am. On the plus side Jen said that she’d guarantee us Friday morning session work and attendance at the after event party at her new bar in town. Good times.


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