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InBev UK
Brewed at Carib Brewery

Style: Sweet Stout
Luton, England

bottled
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RATINGS: 1062   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Editorís 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


DrBayern's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - OCT 9, 2005
Pours black with nice tan head. Thick mouthfeel with strong malt character, almost chewy. Little hop bitterness or flavor, but that is appropriate for the style.. Iíve always liked Mackesonís, another old reliable.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jpkeskinen (181) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JesseMartineau (70) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 19, 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

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu (824) - Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Very nice looking dark brown-black with a frothy Irish coffee head. Raw egg yolk nose. Smooth, thick mouthfeel. Egg yolky flavor with some chocolate, oatmeal, dark fruit, and sorghum.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2537) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 7, 2014
Poured from a bottle at Edmonton Craft Beer Fest í14. Black pour, thin brown head. Oily appearance. Nose was sweet with chocolate and caramel. Taste of chocolate, caramel, molasses with some roast at the end. Overall an ok stout, but would not need a whole pint of this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6204) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 13, 2014
330 ml bottle from Homer321 - thanks again, LeSean! Pours an opaque coffee brown with an inch of head that starts darker tan and lightens up as it settles and laces the glass. Aroma of fudge, brownies, vanilla, roast, and a little earth. Flavor of cacao nibs, vanilla, fudge, coffee, roast, tobacco, and earth. Light-medium bodied, with a sweet, smooth, lightly roasty mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Maybe Iím missing something. This is pretty good. Drinks really nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (1871) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Draft at church publick NYC. Pours a deep black color. Light body with a sweet taste. Decent beer but wouldn't have it again ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rollinsr (365) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - MAY 3, 2014
Pours black with brown head. Aroma is yeasty with some dark smoky malt and fruit esters. Flavor is more fruity with more noticeable yeast taste. The malt has just enough presence to smooth out the other flavors making this probably the best beer available in Grenada (where I currently reside).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (1264) - Ford, 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 (3306) - 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 (4730) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - APR 4, 2014
Havenít 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. Didnít like it as much as I did many years ago.


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