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Harviestoun Old Engine Oil (Cask)

Harviestoun Old Engine Oil (Cask)
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Brewed by Harviestoun
Style: Old Ale
Alva, Central, Scotland


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Cask, Occasional;

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daydesiang (48) - MALAYSIA - MAR 2, 2016
So dark in colour, one and half finger bread. Smell of chocolate, coffee. Taste of strong chocolate, Malts, mild coffee and weak hops. Medium to full bodied. Better than average stout, 3.7

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
budedou (755) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - NOV 6, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2015 Black Ale. Very black tan head,thin,spotty lacing. Aroma malty sweet chocolate,nuts,bready,mild dark fruit berries.Somewhat mild but complex. Taste is very smooth slick so much it actually lubes your mouth slightly,big chocolate tones,roast,rich,dense,dark chocolate bitter roasty finish,strong espresso notes bitter roast lingers.Extra!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sccp1910 (158) - BRAZIL - SEP 20, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2016 Aroma estigante, aparência singular, parece mesmo óleo de motor. Sabor amargo do malte tostado e um paladar sensacional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Omems (12) - New York, USA - JUN 7, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2015 Draught, tapped a week ago. A great example of a stout. Has the smokiness and sweetness that first turned me on to stouts via Guiness. Wouldn?t mind seeing it served with nitrogen, but it has a good thickness with regular C02.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (1558) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2015
6,4% On tap @ Beertemple, Amsterdam. Body is nearly black, head is medium, brownish, creamy, average lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is roasty, flavor is chocolate, mild coffee, roasted malt. Medium sweet, medium to heavy roasty bitter. Finish is average lasting medium to heavy roasty bittersweet. Full body, oily texture, average carbonation. Delicious easy dessert beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2015
On cask in the Ericht Alehouse, Blairgowrie. Poured deep dark brown with no head. Aroma of roast malt and dark fruit. Medium to full body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter. Very nice berry flavour, tastes heavier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (3827) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Cask sampled at ACAT 2015. Pours a thick black with a small, lasting tan head and light lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate and cocoa notes and a slight oaked note on the back end. Floral hop flavor up front, followed immediately by the maltiness described in the smell. It is well balanced and complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mtu71 (364) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Tap. Lovely porter! Huge creamy brown head lasts till end and makes filigrane layered lace. Small roasted aroma. Deep dark black brown. Roasted malts, caramel, herbs. Thick silky, oily palate. Just adoreable.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (2069) - New York, TURKEY - FEB 10, 2015
Cask at Ginger Man. Inky black with large creamy beige head, no specific aroma, low carbonation, creamy mocha taste, full body, smooth medium finish with mellow alcohol aftertaste. Very smooth and delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (3071) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2015
@Beertemple van tap, 6%, denk daarom dat ik deze versie moet hebben
Mooi zwart met bruine kraag. Aroma is uitstekend, heerlijke chocolade, vol moutigheid, zoetig, Smaken zijn zeer stevige moutigheid, zacht en wat romig, koffie bitter, echter mooie gladde en lekker porter, ook iets van vanille. maar van tap smaakt het gewoonweg uitstekend. Lange afdronk, erg prettig drinken dit spul.

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