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Brewed at Carib Brewery

Style: Sweet Stout
Luton, England

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RATINGS: 1075   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Editor’s Note: This is a higher alcohol version of the British Mackeson Stout. Formerly brewed in the United States by Boston Beer Co. at their Cincinnati location (the old Hudepohl brewery). Presently brewed at the Carib Brewery in Trinidad (and St. Kitts).
This is the version that is commonly exported to South East Asia


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (2252) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
275ml bottle @ the Fourth Shrewsbury Bottle Share April 2014, thanks to blackhaddock. Pours like Old Engine Oil, dark and sweet with a hint of molasses, slight milkiness and a little cocoa.. on the whole not bad.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3509) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 30, 2014
Black with a tan head.Roasty nose,vague metallic notes.Somewhat thin sweet roast profile. Medium bitterness in finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (5286) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - APR 4, 2014
Haven’t had this one in at least 6 years, but remember really liking it. Bottle purchased at Kroger. Black pour with a thick tan head. Aroma of malt and dank English yeast with some chocolate and roast. Malty and sweet flavor with some chocolate and big raisin. Didn’t like it as much as I did many years ago.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1946) - Varberg, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2014
Flaska. Svart dryck med mjölkchokladfärgat skum. I både smak och doft är det kakao och vanilj som gäller. I smaken dessutom spår av kaffe. Mjuk och len munkänsla.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Patrickctenchi (4582) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 3, 2014
Bottle: Pours very dark brown with a thick, dark head. Milk, chocolate...slightly oxidized aroma. Very sweet chocolate/caramel malt...lactic, sugary cream. Too sweet....cloying and unpleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4624) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle courtesy of a recent Tampa Tasting. Pours a dark stout brown with a tan head. Nose is sweet chocolate, roasted malt, earth, and a mild bitterness. Flavor is similar- sweet chocolate, chocolate syrup, malt, earth, and some mild bitterness and oxidation. Light to medium in body and lingering chocolate syrup and oxidation into the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (9588) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle drank in Trinidad. Poured a black color, with brown edges and an off white head. Some roastiness, vanilla, caramel, and chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4122) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 6, 2014
Bottle from petrol station near Miami. Black coloured with a tan head. Nose is roasted malts, liquorice, bit of chocolate. Flavour of roasted malts, liquorice, chocolate, sticky and sweet. Low carbonation. Sticky and sweet finish.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
WheatKing (1319) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
Small bottle. One of those beers I’d had a number of times before joining RB and forgotten about... oh why did I have to open up old wounds? This is like milk, coke, and stout mixed together. Doesn’t deserve a real review from me, a chocolately metallic alcopop. Blech. Thank god it’s "unique".

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (2354) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Pours a muddy black with no head. Aroma of milk chocolate, roast. Taste is milk chocolate, very sweet and malty.


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