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Kelham Island Night Rider

Brewed by Kelham Island
Style: Stout
Sheffield, England


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Cask; Seasonal - May. Also bottle conditioned.
Brewed using the same fruity flavoured North American hops which feature in our multi award winning Pale Rider along with beautiful roasted barley fresh from Yorkshires leading maltings, plus water drawn from the foothills of the Pennines. We bring you Night Rider. Dark as can be, smooth as you like, with wonderful chocolate after tastes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15024) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2012
Cask at the Victoria Inn, Rugby - 19/09/12. Dark mahogony brown with a thin off-white head. Biscuit malt nose, nutty tones, toffee and a little coffee. Tastes of biscuit, toffee, toasted malt and chocolate. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (8524) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2012
Cask at the Black Country Arms, Walsall. Clear brown pour with an off white head. Dark fruit and raisins in the aroma. Same in flavor with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (7453) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2012
Cask handpump at the Black Country Arms, Walsall. Thick creamy white head. Clear deep amber pour. Pretty decent stout

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 23, 2011
In bottle. Pours a deep ruby - brown colour with a thin light tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Similar chocolate and caramel flavours with a distracting sake yeast character. Mild carbonation and CO2 prickle. Oily mouth-feel. Not really my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1713) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2011
Cask. Fat Cat, Sheffield. Black body, medium off white head. Fruity, spice, roast. Bitter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2010
14th April 2010. Clear dark brown beer. Gentle dark malt and faint chocolate on the nose. Light palate - a little dry. Darl malt with traces of molassess and licorice. Nicely balanced by an underlying fruitiness - sublte cherry and plum. Finishes dry. Nice enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Briar Rose Birmingham. A black beer with a whitish thick head. A decent, slightly roasty aroma. Fairly thin in the mouth with hints of fruit and roast, but ultimately disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobinlondon (1276) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2010
Hand pulled cask at The Moon Under Water (jDW) Watford. Deep brown with a small tan head. Full of roastiness with mild coffee, chocolate and caramel followed by a dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4307) - Burgos, SPAIN - APR 18, 2010
Cask @ Counting House, JDW. Brown colour, beige head. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, alcohol?, some fruits. Very smooth, ok drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5519) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2010
Cask at the Hope Tap (JDW), Reading. Chestnut with a thin tan head; aroma of chocolate malt; rich roasted malt flavour with a hint of chocolate and a sweet fruity finish.

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