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Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Stout
London, England

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RATINGS: 566   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.


thomat's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (2441) - GŲteborg, - JAN 23, 2013
Dark brown with a small off white head. Malty and fruity notes. Malt, fruit, caramel, licorice and coffee. Medium body with a nice bitter sweet finish.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sebilinz (1003) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle. Black body tan head. Aroma id roasted malts with hints of dried fruits. Taste is very smooth and the same. Aftertaste is also very balanced. Nice one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jultsu (274) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Pikimustaa, ruskea ok vaahto. Makeahko tuoksu, myŲs maku, portterimainen. Hyvšš.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Russo (1843) - Hemhofen, Baden-WŁrttemberg, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2015
Black color with a thick off-white head. Aroma is sour with notes of grapes, no roasted malts, no coffee, no chocolate, nothing as described by everyone else, Looks like Iíve got a bad one. Flavor is sour as aroma. I need to try another one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mikkmakk (23) - - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours pitch black with somewhat small head. Very nice dry stout. I honestly prefer this to Guinness. Not the same mouthfeel but way better roasty flavor. Chocolate, coffee and bread. Nicely hopped and a dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leini (1278) - SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2015
500ml bottle. Black body with a medium head. Roasted flavors, sweet liquorice, coffee and a hint of smoke. Creamy mouthfeel. Smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
YantarCoast (455) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUN 2, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours deep black with a brief tan head. Rich aroma of coffee. Taste is medium sweet. Long-lasting bitter finish. Creamy and very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1939) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle from a Bargain Booze in Buxton. Pours black with a cream head. Not much in the way of aroma. The taste starts with moderate spice and roasty notes, but itís the finish where this beer comes into its own with some great creamy chocolate flavour. A very solid stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (228) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2015
L: -pours a very dark brown with ruby tinges and a small,quickly dissipating khaki head -medium carbonation visible S: -sweet chocolate,slight coffee notes,mocha,prunes T: -bitter chocolate,long-lingering coffee,mocha,nutty,prunes F: -surprisingly light feel for a beer brewed with oats -medium carbonation,light-medium body O: A really nice Stout. I just wished for a lil more complexity

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMR (517) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2015
Very nice stout. Pours a glass of black beer. It has a rather rich aroma (especially when you keep the itís low alcohol percentage in mind) of malts and licorice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (241) - ITALY - MAY 25, 2015
Nera, schiuma beige chiaro. Buona al naso, malto tostato, sapore molto equilibrato tra dolce del malto e amaro di caffŤ, corpo ottimo. Davvero una stour ben riuscita.


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