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Brewed by Ramsgate
Style: Stout
Broadstairs, England

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Cask; Status uncertain. Also bottle conditioned.


4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjsint (736) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2014
Cask @ Rushden Historical Transport Society. Impenetrable black witha beige head. Beech smoke and seawater dominate the aroma. The taste is nothing short of incredible: sweet/salty with a meaty umami finish and aftertaste. Full creamy palette. This is a perfect oyster stout, the stuff that dreams are made of.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (13596) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2008
Bottle at Chris_o’s The Wolf tasting. I really am going to have to get some more of this from the brewery. Very deep ruby colour with thin tan head. Good roasted malt, very deep and rich, rather lovely. Good in mouth, rich thick and excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2011
[330ml bottle from The Bottleneck, Broadstairs] Deep ruby-black with a moderate tan head. There’s a slight fizz but a smooth, rich, creamy mouthfeel. Plain chcolate dominates at first, followed up by a strong (but not too burnt) roastiness. Port, liquorice and blackberries develop, and there’s a spicy kick in the finish. An interesting and complex stout that’s a delight to drink. Nice one!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndrewC (322) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2010
Bottled in July 2010. Black. Low carbonation with frothy ring to the head. Smells a little of molasses, a little of charcoal and a little of blackjack sweets. Roasted flavours dominate to start followed by a slight sourness and some alcoholic liquorish burn. Finish is roasted malt. Hopping rate seems low with some leafy hop flavour hiding in the background. Cracking little beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
a_cross (600) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2013
Bottle; black, with the merest hint of ruby brown at the edges, next to no head; roast malt aroma; gentle roast malt and ripe berry fruit flavour; light sweetness; dry, bitter finish with some nice smoky chocolate; smooth and beautifully balanced; I’ve had a few stouts recently from some much vaunted breweries, but this is one of the best.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2103) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2011
Bottle from Mr Lawrence Wine Merchants, Brockley. Black pour with a tan head. Chocolate, dark fruit and raisin aromas. Quite earthy. Chocolate, caramel and coffee flavours. Quite sweet. Coffee in the finish .Tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Keeper (252) - Milano, ITALY - JAN 26, 2013
On the tap. Velvety taste, soft and perfumed foam, not perceived as much alcoholic despite the %

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bman1986 (173) - Broadstairs, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2008
Bottle: Lots of roasted malt with a little chocolate and coffee. You don’t detect the alcohol at all. Little bit smoky. This is a really nice, interesting stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3143) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 16, 2010
Molasses dark chocolate, dark cherries. Briny. Great mouth feel, well balanced, salty. Superb. Lingering briny finish. Yum.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14193) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2011
bottle at home ... black ... thin tan head ... sweet roast malt ... light hocolate nose ... light bitter chocolate front ... nice roast malts ... light blackcurrant and plums ... juicy malts ... quite tasty


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