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Hawkshead Brodie’s Prime

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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Stout
Kendal, England

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
A dark premium beer with an unusual medley of flavours. It is rich and malty with a roasted stout-like edge, yet also light and dry with spiciness and fruit, from the blend of hops: Exuberant American Cascade restrained by traditional English Fuggles with a touch of Bramling Cross.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nick_B (3) - Basingstoke, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014 does not count
Poured dark amber with smells of chocolate. Tastes of espresso and chocolate to start with bitter note and spices to finish

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
witthatsbier (209) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Cask @ Jacksons in GLASGOW Pours a dark brown with beige thin head taste is sweet grain with light chocolate this is not a stout,more like a ordinary dark ale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2928) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Cask at the white lady jdw. Pours clear red brown, thin of white head. Aromas of light coffee and chocolate. Taste is light fruity sweet, light roast, more chocolate. Light spicy finish. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (1948) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Cask at Cask Pub and Kitchen, Pimlico, London. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Fruity, malty, caramel aroma. Tastes of caramel, malty, fruity, slightly roasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (931) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2014
Aroma: light toasted malts, hay, mild hops. Appearance: clear dark brown, medium frothy head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: mild sweets continue, hints of bitters in the background, getting a bit dry towards the average-long finish. Overall: very well balanced light Stout. Pint at the Beer Hall, Staveley.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (2529) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Cask gravity at the Wandsworth beer fest preview night 26/03/14. Dark caramel red coloured pour with a loose tan head. Aroma is mineral, farmyard some hedgerow berry and choc. Flavour is low roast, nutty malt and raisin. Palate Is medium. Lingering dirty roast.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1093) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Red black colour good beige head lacing. Aroma is fruity malts. Taste is is dark fruits and slight roasted malts dry bitter finish. Medium body soft carbonated. Decent not your usual stout profile.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7944) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2014
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico, 07/03/14. Dark chestnut brown with a moderate tan covering that clears to the edge. Nose is treacle toffee, biscuit malt, liqourice, syrup. Taste comprises light woody tones, cocoa dusting, light roast, dark toffee, hint of papyrus. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, drying close. Solid enough crossover stylee, had it down as an ESB as I started to rate it but when I saw it was a stout on RB I could begin to appreciate some stoutlike qualities.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4032) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
NWAF 25 Jan 13. Dypbrun / svart. 0 skum. Sterk & god plommearoma. Syrlig tørr fruktsmak. Blir litt kjedelig.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftyBeerTour (41) - Barcelon, SPAIN - JAN 27, 2014
A rich and appealing pour, frothy coffee-cream head, laces nicely. Raisiny, plenty of body, yet with a bitter and acidic edge that makes it really quaffable.


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