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Fuller’s Past Masters Double Stout

Formerly brewed at Fuller’s
Style: Foreign Stout
London, England


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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Bottled; Special - Past Masters series.
Note: Prior to the official release in bottle of Past Masters Double Stout in 2011, the beer was available as a special at several beer festivals but was badged as Fuller’s Imperial Stout. It has not been available in cask format, or under this name since the bottle release. The 10.7% Fullers Imperial Stout released in 2013 is an entirely different beer.

Double Stout is the second in the series, brewed to a recipe from 4th August 1893 – a time when ’stout’ meant ’strong’. Its signature ingredient is Plumage Archer barley, carefully malted and kilned using 19th Century methods. Dark, brown and creamy this beer is brewed to 7.4% ABV and balances a rich fruity aroma with smoky, bittersweet chocolate notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Neeskens (328) - SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2011
Dark dark ruby with a light brown head. Dark caramel toffee, chocolate, bacon and some acidity and a light alcohol warmth. Nice rich beer with a dense mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2011
50cl, new exclusive English brew Anno 2011, from De Bierkoning Amsterdam, complex Stout, malty/roasted and slightly spicy/sweet, not heavy, balanced, clear, good head, good brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaartenRF10 (1871) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2011
Donkerbruin bier met bruine kraag die snel verdwenen is. Houtige, rokerige moutsmaak met wat chocolade en behoorlijk wat koffie. Die koffiesmaak blijft het langst hangen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (3581) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2011
Bottle from Systembolaget. Black with a off-white (brownish) head. A light smokey roasted aroma with notes of coffee and licorice. A malty taste with a mild smokiness coffee and licorice, finishes off with a mild bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Finwe (434) - Grankulla, FINLAND - AUG 29, 2011
Cask @ St. Urho’s Pub, Helsinki. Black-coloured with a brown head. Rich aroma of dark chocolate, coffee and liquorice. Flavour is not completely unlike the aroma. Not a sign of alcohol in the taste despite the 7.4% ABV. Fullers has done appreciable job with this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (6222) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2011
Bottle: Medium pretty vast brown head on top of a black beer. Smell espresso, chocolate, coffee, roasted malts and liquorice. Taste espresso, dark chocolate, roasted malts and barleys, coffee, lots of dark fruits, some sweets, hint of liquorice. Pretty well balanced. Nice afertaste of dark chocolate, Low carbo, medium to full body, soft mouthfeel and a light watery/creamy texture. Pretty much of a easy drinkable beer. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23395) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2011
Cask @ Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Pours a dark brownish black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty licorice and berry aroma. Roasted malty caramel and licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty licorice and chocolate finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 5, 2011
bottle at Jens ... deep black ... thick bubbly tan head ... soft sweet blackcurrant fruity nose ... deep roast .. dark chocolate ... soft ovaltine malts ... rich sweet treacle and chocolate ... really quite nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FatPhil (14174) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 28, 2011
Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo, Great Baltic Adventure)
7 Lovely rich roast. A touch smokey and even hammy.
4+ Very dark, brief loose head.
7+ Beautifully balanced, lovely sweet rich roast.
4+ Super soft palate, smooth and just a little slick. Carbonation low. Super mellow roast finish.
16 Band on English stout. No hint of alcohol, the kind of think you’d like to session.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011
Pours black with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate and liquorish. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and liquorish. Smooth.

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