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InBev UK
Brewed at Carib Brewery

Style: Sweet Stout
Luton, England

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 1063   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bkurtz (728) - PERU - JAN 25, 2014
Pours very dark with light brown head. Sweet malt and chocolate aromas. Nice roasted malt flavor. A little thin, but an enjoyable.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Superb sweet stout. Very smooth, almost slick. Deep and dark. Lots of chocolate, some vanilla, and roasted coffee.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 18, 2014
12oz bottle served in a pint glass Bottled June 2013 A - Pours almost opaque with 1.5 fingers of mocha head. Tightly weaves lacing left on the upper sides of the glass. S - Fresh chocolate grains, earthy coffe grinds, raw sugar, some grassiness, sweet cola. T - Black malts, roasted cocoa, rummy vanilla, lactose, sweet fruit, extra sweet cola, star anise, takes a turn at the end towards more of a rosted bitterness. M - Light to medium bodied, slick feel, low carbonation. Very sweet and malty, has some light roasty bitterness on the finish. Not bad. Wouldn’t want more than 2 of these in a sitting. Serving type: bottle 07-23-2013

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (2455) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of worldbeerstaste. Pours a blackish beer with a big, off white head on top. Aroma is mostly coffee, butterscotch, caramel and some lactose. Flavor is medium sweet, milk and cookies and has a short, medium sweet finish. Decent for a sweet stout, but overall not very impressive.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
worldbeertaste (1609) - AUSTRIA - JAN 5, 2014
Deep brown almost black with a lacy lasting tan frothy head. Smells of chocolate, fudge, brown sugar, with a bit of liquorish. Sort of like a malt drink with added complexity. Medium to thin light body. Tastes of sweet toffee, chocolate and brown sugar

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4109) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Worldbeertaste. Poured a deep mahogany with a thin tan head. The aroma is rich creamy milky malt. The flavour is medium sweet light bitter with a smooth malty palate. Fully bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zer0 (1126) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle shared thx to worldbeertaste. Pours dark brown. Aroma is chocolate, cardboard, malts, sugar and some pine. Quite sweet. Not so bitter. Medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4806) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Worldbeertaste. Pours near black with a small beige head. Aroma of lactose, milk chocolate, light roast, malt, toffee and fudge. Flavor is over moderate sweet and bitter. Over medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AgentAle (605) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 26, 2013
Aroma: roasty malt notes along with brown sugar and molasses Taste: Creamy mouth feel with sweet roasty maltiness. Finishes with some light bitterness. Appearance: Dark black body with ran head ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (559) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Aroma of malt and molasses. Dark ebony colour with a rich full head and lots of lacing. A sweet malty taste with sweet watery palate.


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