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Brewed by Little Valley
Style: Stout
Hebden Bridge, England

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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Also sold as Suma Penumbra.
Rich black stout containing chocolate malt mixed with oats and wheat. Stoodley Stout has a rich and creamy roasted flavour with aromas of orange, citrus and berry.


PlinyHarris' rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PlinyHarris (28) - - NOV 15, 2012
Sort of an orange peel with dark chocolate beer, as I’m sure you’d understand. You’re probably going to see this under the "Suma Penumbra" label, the lovely Elland wholesalers who have adopted this local beer, so look out for that. It’s still Little Valley.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruramikael (102) - SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2016
nuts, coffee, roasty, resin, barnyard, leaves, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, black, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, salty, light body, thin feel, oily feel, soft carbonation, bitter finish. A dry stout, thin texture.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Turtles (1981) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2016
330ml bottle from Systembolaget. Near the black with a creamy beige head, good lacing. Sweet and slightly tart notes in the aroma, coffee, creamy milk chocolate, red berries and vanilla. Silky mouthfeel, medium-bodied, mild carbonated. Roasted and chalky taste, coffee, bitter cocoa, dark chocolate, oats and grains. Bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MPA (950) - Amager (form. Nørrebro&Aalborg), DENMARK - JUL 31, 2016
Bottle. Black with a huge light brown head. Roasted malt aroma with notes of chocolate, cocoa and dark fruit. Flavour is slightly malty sweet with some chocolate and a roasted malty bitter finish along with a slight citrussy freshness. Above medium carbonation. Decent, but nothing worth going for again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pedro_Pinho (163) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2016
Pour black liquid with a big, foamy brown and creamy head. Aroma is roasted barley, coffee and malt. Taste is slightly bitter with coffee presence. Overall good, but rather regular british stout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ej (1245) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours a near black body with a creamy tan head. Looks good! Earthy aromas with malts and chocolate. Moderate roasty profile. Hints of liquorice. Taste is fairly roasty with notes of chocolate and malt. A fair bitterness to round it off. Nice mouthfeel despite the low abv. Avg co2 levels.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Roger60 (193) - - JAN 30, 2016
SB Oskarshamn, flaska. Skummar fint. Nån bismak i aromen. Mörk choklad/kaffe. Mycket stout lite porter. Ahhh apelsinskal...Vegansk öl fyck PK. Köttöl nästa.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Samuel214 (530) - SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2016
Flaska från SB. Svart med högt, fluffigt brunt skum. Lätt rökiga och brända toner tillsammans med en aning apelsin. Len kropp, något lättare. Syrliga rostade toner som lämnar en del kaffebeska i eftersmaken.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (5023) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours cloudy very dark brown with airy tan head. Clear aroma of roast and malt, with touches of coffee and mill chocolate. Bitter, roasty flavour with estery and malty notes and touches of coffee, lactose and hops. Roasty and estery aftertaste. Reasonable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (15264) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2016
Bottle, 4.8%. Fruity aroma, has a little paint thinner to it. Almost black colour, seems clear. Big stable light brown head. The flavour is roasted and creamy to begin worth. Turns more bitter with a coffee note and a touch of sourness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (5205) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 5, 2016
Bottle from Old Shambles Tavern in York. Appearance - opaque black with a lovely fluffy fawn head. Nose - dark chocolate digestive biscuits. Taste - more of the same. A touch of toffee and honeycomb too. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long balanced dry finish. Overall - a really tasty stout.


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