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Brewed by Glastonbury
Style: Stout
Somerton, England

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Status uncertain. Also available bottled conditioned.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
WVHouseofBeer (891) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Pours black with a massive frothy brown head (almost too much head in fact.....) that leaves a lot of lacing. Decent aromas and flavors of light peat, roasted nuts, molasses and chocolate. Body is too thin. Finishes slightly bitter. Pretty good stout.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2014
Cask at Cambridge Blue, Cambridge on 22 November 2013. Poured black with a small, rocky tan head. Mild aroma with some dark fruit and burnt malt. Mouth feel was a bit disappointingly watery. Sweet flavours initially; apple pie, caramel and molasses. Finish balanced it with some roasted malt, cereal and burnt sugar.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (8135) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
My Bottom Line:
This soft and dry Stout matches light mokaccino to hints of berries and mint for an easy drinking experience.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam tops the ruby-hued darkness.
-Mild molasses and roast take control of the finish.
-Mouthfeel is svelte, which makes this Stout very easy on the palate.
-The berry character is jam-like.

Bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ladnewton (1487) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2013
Cask at CBI, London on 23rd February 2013. Deep ruby with quick dying head. Berries and vanilla aroma. Vanilla and spice in mouth.Smooth fruity finish. Velvet mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (4994) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Cask @ CBC Islington. Split with Scopey from Ratebeer. The pour’s deep brown with no head whatsoever. The nose is sweet roasted nuts, some chocolate cake, a bit of vinous red grape and berry. The taste is much the same. Decent sweet chocolate syrup profile. Nice chewy malt sweetness. Earthy nut. Playful fruit finish. Smooth, drinkable stuff. Very approachable, simple. Pretty solid.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (7444) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2013
Cask at Craft Beer Co Islington. It pours near black, with a small beige head. The nose is roasted malt, smoke, toast and coffee. The taste is soft roast, dark fruit, toast, ash, plastic, some astringency and coffee grinds with a very dry finish. Light-medium body and soft carbonation. Ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear dark red brown colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate malt, dusty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dry, roasted malt, dark roasted, chocolate malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120915]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9957) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2012
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico - 28/09/12. Very dark chestnut brown with a thin tan head. Roast malts on the nose with a little coffee. Tastes of roast malts, treacle toffee, some nuts. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation leading to a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2012
Tap at the Seven Stars. Pours dark brown with a small ring of tanned head. Aroma is roasted malty chocolate and some coffee. Flavour is similar to aroma, nice touch of chocolate and coffee. Finishes roasted and dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11902) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Almost black with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and chocolate. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 150912


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