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Brewed by Highland
Style: Stout
Orkney, Scotland

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular.


medallaisla's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
medallaisla (91) - - AUG 14, 2012
Cask. Dark ruby/brown. Very roasty, lots of toffee, butterscotch. A little too roasty for me. Not overly complex.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Cask at the Guildford Arms. Pours black, nose is light roast chocolate, taste is dry, sweet roast chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3058) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Tap, dark pour, tan head, nose is chocolate, lots of roasted malts in this bad boy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1587) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Black body with a thick beige head. Great lacing. Aroma of chocolate, black coffee and soft roasted malts. Flavour of chocolate, roasted malt, nuts and a hint of ash. Medium body with a flat, oily texture. Simple, tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IluvatarMilan (275) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2014
Cask at CBC Covent Garden - perfectly roasty and very full-bodied stout, some citrus, very solid bitterness. Most-pleasant palate for a relatively low abv’er.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1490) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2014
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden on 17th August 2014. Black with light tan foam and initial lacing. Richly roasty aroma with delicate spices. Roasty in-mouth with burnt malts and a citric tanginess. Tangy citrus finish with intense roast malts. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5686) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2014
Cask at Helgi´s, Kirkwall. Pours clear dark ruby with a small tanned head. Aroma of weak roasted malts and caramel. Taste is moderate sweet, malty caramel, smooth mouthfeel, light and easy finish, very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9978) - The ’Sham, Surrey, 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
Cask, Helgi’s. Near black. Thin head. Aroma is pure chocolate. Soft and sweet, like a very chocolatey dark mild, with only a hint if roasty acidity. Very quaffable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3271) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JAN 14, 2014
Cask@teuchters landing
dark brown, offwhite head, dark chocolate. Redcurrants, sultanas, dark chocolate, roast coffee, touch of caramel. Medium body and carbonation, dry finish.

3.5
   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


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