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InBev UK
Brewed at Carib Brewery

Style: Sweet Stout
Luton, England

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 1070   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


szkot's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
szkot (100) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 27, 2005
Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma is of chocolate and roasted malt. Very enjoyable.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1563) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JAN 21, 2015
On tap at Brass Tap, Coral Springs with Audrie, pours s pitch black color with a nice Java head. Nose is strong molasses, licorice , malt and burnt coffee. Taste is rich molasses, malt and burnt coffee with moderate sweetness. Finish is sweet as well dry and ends on the same tasting notes. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
manuelMTL (188) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 5, 2015
Pours a black with a thick creamy off-white head. Nose is pretty flat with chocolate notes and some roasted malts. Creamy mouth feel. Chocolate and roasted flavors dominate on the palate accompanied by some light lactic sourness. Overall a tasty milk stout!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (1268) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle in Belize pours opaque black to cola brown with thick tan head Nose milk chocolate and sweet malt. Taste very light roast, milk chocolate , hint of red fruit. Mild roasty bitter finish. Not as smooth of moth feel as expected, but not bad. For Caribbean beer, this is pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CardsFan25 (72) - - DEC 9, 2014
Dark black pour with about a finger of tan head. Sweet chocolate and roasty aroma. Sweet but dry chocolate taste with hints of coffee and cocoa. A bit thin but still a decent beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1632) - Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Sweet chocolate and a touch fruity with light bitterness in the finish. Nice full, creamy texture. Good beer.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bork (351) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Nice looking brew that is overtaken by the less than pleasant aroma of sour milk. Taste is tart and lightly acidic. Misses the target.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6160) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"great roasted dry nose, similar flavors, but a little watery...otherwise it would be a very good stout. nice, long finish. worth it at trader joes for $5 a sixer, for sure."

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jimthechap (1820) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 13, 2014
Inky black. Not a skerrick of a suggestion of another colour in the dimple of the glass and a mocha coloured head that looked like you could scoop it off and eat it like mousse. The aromas are of sweet chocolate mousse with dusty cocoa and some molasses. It has every suggestion that I will love this beer. Take the aromas and multiply the intensity in the flavour in a remarkably sweet body. Tinges of caramel appear in the finish. A deserved classic and a glasstip to Canatabrian for the experience.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jpkeskinen (290) - FINLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Drank from a bottle. I was surprised how good this beer tastes! It has a smooth, sweet taste with some coffee and chocolate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JesseMartineau (87) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 19, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2014 330ml bottle. Pours black with thick tan head. Aromas of chocolate coffee. Taste of a little coffee, almost like an oatmeal stout but then the sweetness hits you. Well balanced


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