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Hawkshead Brodies Prime Export

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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Imperial Stout
Staveley, England
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our original ruby brown premium beer, Brodie’s Prime, brewed to export strength and bottle conditioned to create a rich, complex, strong dark ale. English Maris Otter malted barley, dark malts and a medley of English and American hops produce aromas of dark chocolate, treacle sweet flavours, roasted bitterness, a surprising fruitiness and a long dry finish.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (3831) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle thanks to Craig. Nose is cocoa powder and a faint acidity. Black pour with khaki head. Taste is moderately acidic with an ashy tobacco presence. Moderate bitterness from roasted grain. Faint astringency in finish. Tastes like mediocre homebrew

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (8027) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle at home picked up at the brewery. Clear dark mahogany brown coloured pour with reddy hues and a lasting mid tan loose tan head. Aroma is rustic grains, roast, tangy dark fruit, dry roast, cake. Flavour is composed of light roasted grains, roast coffee, slight acrid, cakey, slight boozey, dark tart fruit.Palate is medium full, medium sweet, tangy fruit, moderate carbonation. Lingering acrid roast. Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (1141) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 21, 2015
Cask @The Hanging Bat, Edinburgh. Pours black with a tan head. Nose is fruity, berries, slight plum, slight prune, fruit cake. Taste is big fruity some chocolate slight coffee on the back end. I like it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (961) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Taste of a bottle at Craig’s house. Quite dark with an off white head. Oaky with ageness...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2571) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle tall boys beer market leeds. Blackokhead. Aroma sweet berry fruits black treacle liquorice coffee taste same good dark roasty malts nice bitter finish. Nice oily palate. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (3830) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to s_Hartshorne, cheers Shane. Black beer with medium tan head. Aroma if roasted malts and licorice. Taste is licorice, roasted malts, some coffee and dark fruit. Medium full bodied. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleksander9 (1194) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 29, 2015
Black with creamy tan head. Sweet, ripe red berries, funk and light metallic. Dry, ripe fruit, floral and crisp finish. Overall: funky stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (8072) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2015
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Scott. Thin ring tan head. Clear very dark amber pour. choclate bitter aftertaste. Very nice

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anfractuosity (310) - - OCT 10, 2015
Very dark ruby brown in colour. Lovely roasty aromas from the malts, with a fruity hop aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2791) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle from Open All hours in Keskwick. Pours mahogany with a beige head. Boozy red fruit aroma. The taste has light spice and caramel along with raisin, red fruits and port. There’s a lingering bitter finish along with warming alcohol. Quite nice.


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