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Brewed by Liverpool Organic
Style: Stout
Liverpool, England

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Rune's rating

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9399) - 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).


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cunningham (5726) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2015
Black color with a thick beige head. Chocolate, vanilla and light fruity aroma. Rich and very fine blended flavor. Coffee, chocolate, vanilla and some fruity notes. Outstanding!
[On tap at The Grapes in Liverpool, England]

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furfix (2) - nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2015 does not count
Vanilla and coffee on the nose, slightly bitter on the length, dark ale, stout, tasty. Good pint.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scotty001 (354) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2015
Poured deep dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma of chocolate and toasted malt. Light to medium body, vanilla smoothness, flavour as the aroma.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (5838) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 26, 2015
Cask at the Anchor Birmingham. Poured almost black with a bubbly light tan head. The aroma is big chocolate malt. The flavour is moderate liqourice bitter with a dry coffee spice, chocolate, smoky malt palate. Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation. A little light but packed full of flavour.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
s_hartshorne (2364) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Cask the hop wakefield. Black decent tan head. Aroma is great smokey roast malts coffee choc. Taste same bacon great ashy smokey long drying bitter finish. Nice mouthfeel. Really complex stout this great stuff didnt get much vanilla probably overpowered but still amazing.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (5967) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Cask @ The Pumphouse, Liverpool. Black with a thick slightly, off-white, creamy head. There’s a highly desirable chocolate nose to this ale, but it’s disappointingly low of this in its flavour. However it does have a nice smooth tasting texture.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Towey1989 (718) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Cask at Bursley Ale House, Burslem. A deep dark brown colour with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, milk chocolate, cream, vanilla and a some coffee and toffee. Taste of roasted malts, butterscotch, vanilla, dark chocolate, coffee and slight burnt taste. Medium bodied and a soft carbonation. A dry, roasted finish. Slightly unbalanced but still tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (761) - 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.

3.7
   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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MalcolmTucker (851) - SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2014
Cask at cloisters. Initial rush of sweet vanilla and milk choc before a dry roast finish. Really good.


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