Brewed by Fyne Ales
Style: Stout
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland


on tap

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10235) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Craft Beer Co. Clerkenwell, London. Dark brown with cream head. Heady alcohol, plummy, apricot at the start masking much of the dark roasted malts. Sweetish, full on the palate. Decent enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (3135) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Keg at Euston tap. Cascading dense cream head that persists. Opaque black pour. Aroma is big on the tuty fruity hops with peach soft roast. Flavour is smooth biscuit toasty coffee malt with a hint of chocolate then the hops come in with earthyness and berries that play of the roast really well. Assertive smooth bitterness from the hops and roast combine. Roast lingers. Medium full smooth body. Touch mineral character. Very nice hoppy stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1511) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2013
Cask at the Euston Tap, Euston. Medium frothy head. Black body. Sweet nose, roast, hops, spice, smoked meat, blackcurrants, forest fruits. Bittersweet, some sourness, some tartness. Dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (4019) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2013
Bottle @ joes. Dark brown to black colour with a small light beige head. Smells lots of tea (earl grey), hoppy. Tastes tea, sweetish.. Pure tea. Quite nice for a change. Medium body, nice carbo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - NOV 14, 2013
Dark color with a very nive off-white head that keeps a lacing for a long time. Aroma is quite complex with notes of roses, hops and roasted malt. Flavor is quite bitter. Full bodied and low carbonation with a nice sweet bitterness finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (3810) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 14, 2013
750ml bottle. Clear, deep ruby red glowing, darkest brown colour with small, creamy, fairly lasting, more than minimally lacing, beige head. Herbal hoppy aroma, notes of hay, minimally citrusy hoppy, a touch of grapefruit. Taste is moderately bitter hoppy, slightly fruity, a touch of grapefruit, orange, some hay, subtle hints of dark chocolate with orange zest touch, also a touch of coffee; lasting dry dark malty and bitter hoppy finish. More Black IPA-ish hoppy than Stout-ish malty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (2818) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2013
Clear reddish brown colour, beige head. Aroma of hops, citrus, light malts, lots of hay and some bread notes. Flavour of coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, hops. Bitter finish, roasted malts and hops. Nice!
(From draught @ BBF V, 2013. Thanks to the ratebeer crew for sharing!)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Inbreak (2129) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 28.09.2013, tap @ Borefts:
Small slightly brown shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly fresh roasted, dark malts, hops, coffee, rubber, licorice, hay, pine needles. Taste is slightly fresh and dry, dark malts, hops, grass, leafs, cardboard, hay, rubber. Longlasting bitterness, dry mouthfeel. Fair enough, reminds me more of a black IPA though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13404) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2013
Draught at Borefts BeerFest 2013. Black - offwhite head. Licorice, toasted, nutty, roasted, light fruity, bitterness, caramel, sweetness, chocolate notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaartenRF10 (1597) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2013
Draft at BBF’13
Dark brown. Tan head. Soft stout with good bitterness. Bit watery, ok carbo.

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