Brewed by Hardknott
Style: Stout
Millom, England


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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Cask; Status uncertain. Also available bottle conditioned.
Dark, fruity, bitter, spicy.Galena and Willamette hops and a grist mix as complicated as an astrophysicist’s equation.

BenH's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2764) - Edinburgh, - APR 10, 2012
From bottle. Pours black with big brown head. Slightly fruity sherbet aroma, some chocolate. Taste is quite roastly, little chocolate and coffee, some fruitiness. Fizzy with a slightly bitter finish. Not bad, might be better out a cask

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erasmus_ro (1578) - Alabama, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle, BBE 01/16. Pours a dark auburn brown, almost black with a fairly small, off-white, slightly brownish head. Aroma is caramel malt, malt bread, dark syrup, dark fruit, prune. Taste is dark maltiness, dark fruits, lightly vinous, somewhat berry, light sour, gooseberry, spiciness. Surprisingly complex for a beer so light on the alcohol. Rather light with fairly high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (1162) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2015
330ml bottle. pours a dark black with a thin texture. aroma is burnt toast, charcoal and coffee. quite a dry, bitter burnt taste. ash. nice and simple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11585) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is hop, malt, caramel. Flavour is sourness, hop, nuts, caramel, roasted malt, coffeee. Medium body. Ordinary beer. KRS 080814.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
back (1391) - Holstebro, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2014
Sort skum brun Citrus grape kaffe lakrids tømmer Bitter meget sød moderate Blød olie @far ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (4378) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle at home from the chesham brewery shop. Very lively pour, mahogany brown / reddy coloured with a huge mid tan head. Quite difficult to get in the glass. Aroma is effervescent, nutty roasted malts with light berry fruit and earthy orange. Flavour is composed of dry chalky roast malts, tangy berry and harsh coffee harsh. Waaaayyy over carbonated to the point that it is painful on the tongue. Finish is big carbonic acid bite and very dry. Apart from that the flavours are pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (4719) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours dark reddish brown, nose is liquorice, blackberry, taste is fruity cherry, chocolate, dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IluvatarMilan (279) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Keg @ the Rake - nearly black body. Some serious smoke and rubber in the nose. Very decent roastiness, somewhat lighter and milder finish. Quite lightbodied. Very nice beer, yet it would be deserving of a more robust backbone, commensurate to its flavours.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (14628) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. It pours a reddish dark brown body under a small, dense, light beige head. Roasted aroma with some bonfire and a good dash of dried fruits. Some acidic notes. Dark malts, roasted notes and a malty-sourish touch in the flavor. Full to medium body, dry and with a pleasant carbonation level. Malty-sour roasted aroma with dried fruits and some coffee hints. Pretty decent, but not my kind of stout. 140808

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (8479) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours dark brown with a light tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and hint of citrus. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (6157) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, some roasted notes and licorice. Flavor is sweet and malty with some roasted notes, licorice and caramel. Medium body, average carbonation.

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