Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Stout
London, England


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RATINGS: 457   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8493) - Bochum, - SEP 21, 2012
(bottle) Clear, very dark brown, almost black colour with a beige and firm medium-sized foamy head. Chocolatey and moderately roasted malty aroma with notes of caramel, mocha and an ashy and subtle fruity touch. Quite roasty bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Dry roasty malt-character with burnt notes, dark chocolate, mocha and again a discreetly fruity touch; quite dry and roasty bitter finish with hints of mocha and liquorice spice. A pretty good standard Stout. 31.VIII.12

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kosmokrator (485) - ITALY - SEP 13, 2014
Nera e quasi impenetrabile con un sottile velo di schiuma beige chiaro. Aroma deboluccio, tostato e leggermente caffettoso con un sentore di cioccolato appena accennato. Gusto un poí vuoto e abbastanza classico dove si mescolano note di espresso, cacao e malto abbrustolito. Corpo lieve, effervescenza debole, struttura setosa ed un poí acquosa. Non amo alla follia le stout "semplici" e questa non fa eccezione, anche se tutto sommato Ť ben "confezionata".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LasseVPedersen (242) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle, 50cl. Pours a black colour that settles with a fine, foamy beige head. In the nose youíll find roasted, dark malts, coffee, liquorice, milk chocolate and some berries. Flavour follows the nose with roasted creamy malt notes, a light bitter coffee taste that ends with a chocolate, dark fruits silky light and smooth palate. Dry finish with herbal hops in the balanced bitterness. Watery light body, but very delightful mouth-feel. Soft carbonation. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
greenclansman (797) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - SEP 11, 2014
Thin black color, nice head. Roasted malt aromas, some coffee-light-chocolate. Nice smooth taste, session-able body, balanced aftertaste. Not an amazing stout, but for sure a very decent one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gam86 (5) - ITALY - SEP 10, 2014 does not count
Good coffee flavor and supeRB resistance to transportation. It gives you a pleasing drinking hour

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (1879) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 6, 2014
"Wish lister based in the goodness of London Porter and Vintage Ale. Looks like a porter, but with luxurious head. Smell is roasted dark malts, berries and cocoa. There is a distinctly Fullers (or maybe just English yeast and hops) aspect to the aroma and flavor. Light yet full flavored. Not incredibly dry, lingering lightly bitter cocoa berry finish. Well put together ale. Glad to enjoy one without all the alcomohol :) "

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
eastkenttom (27) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2014
Had read good things about this one, and while itís a decent stout, I wasnít blown away, sadly. A 6.5 out of 10.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yorker (1190) - Herning, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2014
50 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with an off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted and toasted malt, liquorice, and a little chocolate - with a slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aronvarga (298) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 24, 2014
500 ml bottle. Clear, sparkling, deep black colour, long-life medium sized frothy medium beige head, slight roasted and cocoa aroma, from light to medium body, soft carbonation, sweet cream malty and dry roasted taste, roasted palate with moderate earthy hoppy notes and with dry fruity notes (especially plum, prunes and raisins). Well-balanced and smooth Stout style beer. Fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (10206) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Deep dark brown color. Roast, ash and apple syrup in the aroma. Malty sweet, soft roasty flavor. Hints of ash and licorice. Tasty stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
HammerTroll (480) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 20, 2014
Completely dark, small tan head. Chocolate, vanilla and roasted malts aroma. Thin body, soft carbonation, oily texture. Coffee finish. Watery, but very pleasant taste.
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