Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: Stout
London, England


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RATINGS: 660   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bottle & Keg; Filtered & pasteurised.

Brewed with a combination of five different malts, some heavily roasted for a near jet black appearance, and beneath its dark exterior features luxurious red berry notes, toasty aromas on the nose and culminates in a dry, bitter finish.

rubbishystuff's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rubbishystuff (2312) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2015 Great quaffing stout. Dryish but not enough to make it a dry stout, medium levels of roasted flavor and malt, thin body but it works as it is a session ale. Good, nice minerals too. Serving: Bottle

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
samjdix (4) - - SEP 28, 2016 does not count
I got a lot of liquorice on the nose and taste. It’s very distinctive but not something I’d want to drink consistently. Still a good beer that is well worth trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chopper925 (444) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle. Pitch black, clear color, small beige head. Nose is full of roasted grain, dark coffee. Dry taste, high bitterness. The aftertaste has nice roasted notes,also some nut, spice and toffee flavours. Low carbonation, medium texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (2043) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2016 Bottle 50cl. Poured into a tumbler. Pitch black, small frothy tan head, mostly diminishing, light lacing; aroma dark roasted malts, cocoa, coffee, light dark fruits; taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, light chocolate, light coffee; sweetbitter aftertaste, roasty and a bit ashy; light to medium body, watery to oily texture, soft carbonation; very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rozsoma (818) - Győr, HUNGARY - SEP 20, 2016
Kicsit, kesernyésebb a kelleténél, illetve, akarom mondani a kelletemnél, amúgy kávénak nem alkalmaznám. Roston sült maláta, ami még eszembe ötlik róla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Demens (241) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 16, 2016
0,5l bottle. Dark brown/black colour with disappearing small beige head. Aroma: Caramel, dark chocolate, with notes of nuts and sweet chedar. Taste: Well balanced sweet, sour and bitter start, than the coffee caracter gets stronger and culminates in a pleasent bitter and a bit dry mouthfeel. Well done. Light/medium body with soft carbonation. Short bitter finish. A very good stout, I liked it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Villyzzz (51) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2016
Bottle at home pours opaque black with medium beige head. Aroma is malty, roasted and a bit sweet. Taste is almost British ale like, really light for a stout to be honest. Hints of chocolate. Pretty short lasting and easy drinking. Nice beer but a bit disappointing because I can’t really taste the stout in this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eructoblaster (3844) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2016
Bottle - 500ml. Pours an opaque black body with a thin, beige foamy head. Good malty aroma with chocolate and roasty hints. Texture is soft and malty taste carries hoppy, roasty, and grainy notes. Ends with a decent bitter/roasty finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (1965) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2016
Elle est noire et sa mousse se résorbe rapidement en un mince col, puis en un voile. Le nez est fruité, de grain grillé et de mélasse. Les saveurs sont cendrées, rôties et maltées. La texture est soyeuse. Ce n’est pas vrai de dire que c’est mince, męme si elle passe comme une lettre ŕ la poste. J’ai bien aimé. (MA 21 Avril 17) (1928-220816)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rei00 (56) - CHILE - SEP 8, 2016
Una Stout color oscuro intenso, cuerpo moderado y espuma café media. Su aroma es suave con notas de Malta tostada, chocolate y toffee. Su sabor es con un amargor suave con toques de café, caramelo y frutos secos (ciruela). No ofrece mayor complejidad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9542) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 25, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown, copper highlights. Burnt beans, bitter chocolate, light fruit acids, dry finish. Solid, by the numbers stout.

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