Brewed by Highland
Style: Stout
Orkney, Scotland


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2013
Nicely balanced beer, everything working in harmony. Smoky/burnt bitterness a smidgen of sweetness, lovely

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (4871) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 1, 2013
Cask at Hanging Bat. Pours dark brown with a good tan head. Roasted aromas, faint liquorice, light chocolate. Very smooth and creamy with more chocolate and roasted/ashy notes coming through. Lovely.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1967) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2013
Cask at Bow Bar, Edinburgh. Pours a dark red brown with a slightly off white head. Light licorice, treacle malt loaf aroma. Medium body. Rich, toasty, a bit smoky with a hint of whisky, some coffee. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (326) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 28, 2013
cereal, chocolate, coffee, floral, black, colour,dry bitter chocolate ,thin to medium body,dry fiish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1913) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 25, 2013
Cask at Cloisters. Pours deepest Brown with a lasting tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and caramel. A nice thick stout with amble stouty flavours. Roasty maly and more caramel sweetness. Light charred bitterness to finish. These boys know how to make a dark beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3247) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2013
Cask by handpump at Pot Still, Glasgow - very dark brown near black, thin beige head, dark chocolate aroma, intermittent lacing, fruity, bitter, medium dry finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (37073) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 7, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear dark black brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing to lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, dark roasted, light tar - ash. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, roasted, dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120504]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (2049) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
Cask, Bodega, Newcastle. Black looks with a wee tan head . Nose had notes of choc, roast and hop . Flavour was on similar lines and had some robust dark malts leading to some hop bitterness towards the finish. Hard to fault. Tasty stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (33244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2012
From cask. Pours clear and golden deepamber with a small tan head. Aroma is roastedmalty, caramelish. Dry breadish and toffee and caramelosh. Bitter, dry hoppy. Dry and crisp hoppy. Ends linger dry hoppy and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (7880) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2012
Cask at Moorings, Aberdeen. It pours very dark brown, with a medium beige head. The nose is rather soft, roasted malt, toast, charcoal, liquorice and dark chocolate. The taste is roasted malt, coffee, light ash, tar, soft dark fruit, faint liquorice, dark chocolate, earth and some astringency, with a dry, toasty finish. Medium body, soft carbonation and mouth-feel. Well-balanced, flavoursome and rather drinkable.

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