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Loch Lomond Silkie Stout

Brewed by Loch Lomond
Style: Stout
Alexandria, Scotland


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6646) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 5/3/2015. Almost black in colour, with a thin, beige, head. A tasty, dense, stout, with plain chocolate, liquorice and toasted malts, ending up with a dryish finish. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13040) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Cask at the Great British Beer Festival 2014, Day 3 - London. Pours black-brown with a foamy tan head. Rich and roasty, viscous and silky, with nice chocolate character, burnt earth bitterness. Medium bodied, lightly chewy, with fine carbonation. Ashy roast on the finish, some more cocoa, bittersweet chocolate. Good one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (5371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2015 Cask at the Standing Order. Pours black, nose and taste are sweet chocolate, liquorice, dry roast malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18365) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with hints of caramel. Roasted malty chocolate bitter caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (8011) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2014
Cask, handpump at the Crown Posada, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Byker, Wednesday 30th September 2014. Pours black with a light beige head. Super smooth with a little backbite of coffee, but I have to confess that I have just had a Libertine at Brewdog that has been put through a coffee and vanilla hop cannon infusion, so the coffee flavours from that could still be lingering. Anyway back to this beer, its bloody good, a safe and easy roastiness, like it, in fact really like it a lot. A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.6

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mighty_meadow (300) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Pint at the Counting House in Glasgow (JDW) Nice dark coloured with a small beige head which quickly disappears. Malty, oaty aroma. Tastes of all things dark and smoky. Bitter cocoa, licorice, some dark fruits, wee bit of tobacco. Really lovely ale, just wish it had a slightly longer lasting head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (12025) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Black beer with a small beige head. Licorice aroma, caramel, raisins, figs, chocolate, cocoa, tar notes. Vinous licorice flavor, caramel, chocolate, cocoa, figs and raisins. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (1946) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2014
Thanks erzengel! Pours a deep, dark black/brown with a brown head. the smell is coffee, bitter chocolate, roast. The taste is licorice, roast, chocolate, ending dry and somewhat bitter. The beer is silky as the name states, mild carbonation with a light+ body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (4745) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle. Nice roasted caramel. Very smooth roasted beginning. Very silky, soft. Nice roasted malt, not too deep, a bit viscous. The aftertaste is smooth, fresh, hints of bitterness with lots of malt and roasted character. Dried plums, toffee, fresh and smooth. Nice brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ The Holyrood 9A, 9a Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 8AE.

[ As Loch Lomond Silkie Stout ].
Clear dark brown black color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, sweet chocolate. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, roasted bitter, roasted, dark chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140316]

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