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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: Stout
London, England

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RATINGS: 556   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Joakgust's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joakgust (1091) - Stockholm, - OCT 18, 2012
Bottle, 50cl - Black opaque beer with a good head. Aroma is malty with notes of digestive biscuits, coffee, chocolate and cereal. Flavor is malty with notes of hay, biscuits, coffee and malt. Love it when stouts below 5% are this well made.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
katrinaez (411) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Tastes like guiness. Maybe a bit more flavor bit only at the end. Nothing in the beginning nothing in the middle. Inky the end offers a light chocolate and bitter taste. Tap in Bath, England.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
craighill (41) - GERMANY - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle. One-finger coarse beige heads dissipates after a couple of minutes. One aroma group is sweet dark fruit like dates and cocoa powder. The other is a pleasant but acrid bitterness like old leather. Taste is primarily highly roasted malts, but complex. In the long finish some hop bittering comes through. Low carbonation is perfect - anything higher would push the acidity over the edge.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
VictorStr (1623) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2015
Ja, visst, hel del kaffe och mörk chockad. Känner inte den fylliga smaken som var utlovad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hansvf (267) - - MAY 16, 2015
Donker, zwart met bruinige gloed. Nauwelijks schuim. Sterke geur, gebrand. Smaakt ook gebrand. Ok..

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wekker84 (1830) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle a black colored beer with a tiny beige head aroma roasted malts chocolate coffee spicy dark fruits and hops flavor roasted malts chocolate caramel some coffee spicy dark fruits citrus and hops

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaxiDriver (1553) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle. A malty aroma of coffee and roasted malt, later also sweet. The head is pale beige, foamy and with a normal size, the duration is also normal. A malty and light bitter taste, the finish is light medical. The body is medium strong, a little bit creamy and dry with a soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MonsterMagnet (490) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle, pours black with a thin tan head. Roast, coffee, liquorice, caramel, ash. Light-medium sweet, moderate bitter, oily texture, medium thin body. Nice stout.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pedrolobodf (11) - BRAZIL - MAY 6, 2015
Uma cerveja leve, de creme de média formação e duração, aroma de café e caramelo, não muito amarga. Boa cerveja!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GuideDogSaint (727) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAY 3, 2015
500ml bottle from Market Place by Jasons, iSquare, Hong Kong. pours black with a dissipating off white head. Aroma of roast malt, caramel, toffee and ash. Dry bitter finish. Would love to try this on cask.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
waiake (365) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 3, 2015
500ml bottle poured nearly black with a brief tan head tastes like it smells full of caramel malt roast coffee mild fruity sweet flavours crisp with a light body finishing nicely bitter & dry


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