Brewed by Liverpool Organic
Style: Stout
Liverpool, England


on tap


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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

Chocolate and Vanilla Stout
Style: Stout
Colour: Dark Brown
Aroma: Roasted malty nose with chocolate, vanilla and black coffee.
Taste: Vanilla, butterscotch and chocolate combine in the roasted malty taste with a fairly dry finish and a generous cocoa bitterness.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (8587) - Tromsø, - FEB 6, 2013
Gravicask at NWAF 2013, half pint shared with Finn. Bubbly tan-coloured head. Near-black coloured body. Dark chocolate nose added by vanilla. Woody vanilla flavour mingled with chocolate leading to a malty dry bitter ending. Medium bodied and well made (Manchester, 23.01.2013).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (594) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2015
Gravity - black with a bubbly brown head. Aroma of cinnamon, cocoa, vanilla and a little bourbon. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, vanilla and cinnamon. Light bitterness, medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
At the NWAF Manchester 2012. Does a good job of delivering chocolate and vanilla, a match made in heaven. Nice smooth finish. Lovely. Had it since a few times and always enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MalcolmTucker (762) - SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2014
Cask at cloisters. Initial rush of sweet vanilla and milk choc before a dry roast finish. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Finn (4480) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
NWAF 23 Jan 13. Svart. 0 skum. Sterk sjokoladearoma. Melkesjokolade. Smaken det samme. God - men lite som minner om øl.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10776) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2014
Cask conditioned at Fleetwood Beer Fest ’14. Dark brown with cream head. Quite a heavy beer, roasted malts with a big vanilla whoosh, toffee, butterscotch notes. Takes a bit of drinking, fortunately there is a late bitterness for bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Duck & Drake Leeds 01/05/13. A black beer with a thick off-white head. Lovely vanilla in the nose with coffee notes. Same in the mouth. Smooth and on point. A very decent and tasty vanilla stout. Less chocolate than expected but a mighty fine beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alecwallace (155) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2013
As stouty as stout gets, with a small quick clearing tan head. The aroma is milk chocolate and some roast malt. The flavour reminded me of a Penguin chocolate bar! Lovely and smooth

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6565) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Merseyside beeriodical, the Seven Stars, Bristol February 2013. Black with a decent, off-white head. Big, plan chocolate notes, charred malts and a touch of vanilla sweetness, before a dryish finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (5063) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Cask @ The Euston Tap. The pour’s deep brown with a small, bubbly tan head. The aroma’s very sweet. Plenty of vanilla cream, some rich cocoa, hershey’s chocolate syrup. A ’prepare the epipen!’ nose. The taste is very sweet. Plenty of rich milk chocolate and vanilla. A touch of roasted nuts, earthy malts. Smooth body, soft carbonation. Overall, a bit too sweet and unbalanced for my taste.

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