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Hoggleys Solstice Stout
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Brewed by Hoggleys
Style: Stout
Northampton, England

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular (originally a Winter seasonal). Alos available bottle conditioned.
A rich full flavoured stout made with a wide range of malts, which fully demonstrate the brewer’s art.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2103) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2010
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Dark brown pour with a tan head, soon disappears like my beloved West Ham’s title dreams. Nose of coffee, chocolate, caramel and roasted malts. Nice aroma. Dark chocolate, coffee and licorice flavours. Light, bitter bite. Dry roast bitter finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2010

Bottle 500ml.

Clear dark brown color with a average to small large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, mild coffee, light smoke. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100917]

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13920) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is close to black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, hops and licorice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a clear reddish brown with a creamy beige head. Quite some hard roast malt in the nose. Medium body, very dry hard roasted malt and a little vanilla. Massive malt astringency. 170910

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7144) - NUNEATON, Top 23, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2009
Cask handpull, The Malt Shovel, Northampton. Jet with tiny red tints and a mushroom halo. Sesame and watery Marmite aroma. Thin and barely carbonated; pleasant ash and damp sesame, apple, soot and dry roasted. Decent, but lacks the body and mouthfeel of a stout.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Eggy and irony aroma. It tastes as if I were drinking beer from an ashtray or a barbecue. Pretty mental. Not as unpleasant as I may have made that seem.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10141) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2009
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Fest ’09. Black with tan head. Deep, darkly flavoured Stout, lots of good cocoa, burnt type flavours with an ashy woody flavour there too. Complex and rewarding, really pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4785) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2008
Bottle. Very dark brown colour, and the beige head is keeping up, despite being on the small side. Intense chocolate aroma. Add chocolate and some berries to the roasted flavours and you will have the taste profile of this beer. Solid stout.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (14195) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2008
Bottle at home ... Thanks to FIn for this one ... Deep black ... think coating head ... Deep roast malt nose ... nice complex roast malts little bitterness but lots and lots of chocolate... little milky ... great balance and depth ... little hop character shows in linger.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - OCT 14, 2007
Gravity, Oxford CAMRA beer festival. Black pour, a bit of dark tan head. Cheerio® aroma, chocolate milk, a dose of iodine. Oceany roast and chocolate, full flavor and lots of old-fashioned character.


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