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Brewed by Grainstore (Davises Brewing Co)
Style: Stout
Oakham, England

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Cask; Regular.
Rutland Beast is strong yet exceptionally balanced. Dark earthy brown in colour, its fantastic flavours blend together to produce a mind blowing great beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (751) - Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2014
Pour is very dark with a light coloured head. Aroma is of toffee and malt. Taste is a lighter bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1675) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at JDW, Streatham Hill. Pours a dark reddy brown with an off white head. Light malt, toffee cakey aroma. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Coke, caramel, lemon, apple, light malt loaf, light sherry, light bitterness... OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3129) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Cask at The Standing Order. Pours clear dark amber with a thin beige head. One of the lightest stouts I’ve seen for a while! Aromas of toffee and stewed dark stone fruit. Taste is light bitter. Creamy texture. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (1830) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2014
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Mahoghany beer with small head and gpod lacing.Aroma Iis malts and toffee. Taste is malts, a little light treacle, toffee and some roasted malts. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2816) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at West Kirk, Ayr - clear dark reddish brown, thin bubbly beige head, toffee, spicy aroma, intermittent lacing, sweet herbal toffee flavour with increasing bitterness in the aftertaste, creamy texture, good carbonation

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (3744) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Cask @ Barum Top Inn, Halifax. Dark red with a creamy head. Has a heavy sweet taste with an easy to drink texture.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (734) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Cask @ CAMRA NWAF ’14. Pours a dark ruby brown. Scent of mulled spice and savoury herbs. Malty sweet taste, heavy on the herbiness. Not great, started out ok but got very sickly very quickly.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OwainTurner (313) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2013 At Rutland Beer Festival ... Appearance of coca-cola (minus the gas). Very toffee smell (lovely!) warm orange and toffee taste. No bitterness (unlike at spoons last time I tried.) Much better

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8276) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
Cask at the Rupert Brooke, Rugby, 17/04/13. Mahogony brown with a good sized beige head that retains well. Good lacing ensues. Nose is dark malt, very light roast, toffee, touch of smoke. Taste is malt forward, dark toffee fudge, sugars, mineral notes, barley, dark fruits, biscuit. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, smooth and plesant on the palate. Decent enough fayre, but coming over as more of an ESB to me than a stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2011
Cask Handpump at The Venue, Miles Platting 19/01/2011 Fruity aroma. Small white head. Mid brown coloured a little rich and sweet on the palate with a hint of spiciness in a peppery malt finish.


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