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Brewed by Swannay Brewery
Style: Stout
Orkney, Swannay by Evie, Scotland

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (43533) - 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]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40160) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25207) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Deep ambery brown colour, small beigeish brown head. Aroma is liquorice, toffee, vanilla and some slight spicy notes. Flavour is liquorice, roasted malts, vanilla and some toffeeish notes. Balanced.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (21751) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
1st October 2015
Craft Clerkenwell. Thanks to Leighton. Cask. Opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is light and semi dry, modest fine carbonation. Smooth dark malts, some roast bitterness and a little dark malt cream. Touch of dark fruits. Smooth finish. Okay but ultimately just another stout.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21190) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 1, 2015
Cask at Craft Beer Clerkenwell. Deep maroon color. Aroma of soft roast chocolate. Taste is light, smooth, dark fruit. Decent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (21098) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2014 cask at bow .... soft fruity toffee malts ... rich dark roast ... light charcoal ... light dark fruit ... decent body if a litte thiner than id like ... long sweet black currant linger ... Earlier Rating: 2/9/2010 Total Score: 3.5 cask at cloisters ... great looking black with nice tan head ...light roast and hop ...soft chocolate roast ... little toffee ... little thin ... wishy washy finish ... cask at cloister ... dark ... thin tan head ... soft dark roast ... soft mellow chocolat roast ... deep rich fruits ... dark malts ... sublime 4.2 Cask at the bow... Deep brown.. Thin tan head... Soft dry chocolate roast malts nose.. Dry roast soft malts.. Soft chocolate

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18222) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Cask at CBC Clerkenwell - London. Pours black with a creamy beige head. Ashy roast in the nose, dry cocoa, earth. Light-medium sweet flavor with mellow toasted malts, dry chocolate, light smoke, burnt grain, earth. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Pleasantly roasty and chocolatey dark malt finish, low bitterness. Easygoing, quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17163) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2012
Cask conditioned at Reading BF 2012. Its a stout. Its an ok slightly ash tray smoke stout. Quite dry. Quite interesting. Fine.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16661) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Gravity dispense at the 15th Kingston BF, 16/05/14. Black with a moderate tan head formed of bubbles. Nose is dark maltings, light hoppy pangs, puff of smoke, liqourice, dark toffee. Taste comprises dark malts, liqourice, red berry fruit, cocoa powder, light roast tones, subtle hop presence. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close. Decent stout.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (16116) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2016
Gravity cask@Ealing Beer Festival, London
Dark almost opaque brown color, small off-white head. Sweetish licorice aroma. Light to medium-bodied, but then a bit watery. Front has sweet licorice. Then hops and aftertaste has some medicinal notes. A bit weird.


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