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Brewed by Mallinsons
Style: Stout
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask & bottle conditioned: Occasional. Originally brewed as beers #83 (4.2%) & #121.
Deep dark colour with dark cream head, dark chocolate, fruit and roast malt aroma and taste, finish slightly dry.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pudding (172) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2014
500ml, bottle-conditioned. Pours opaque dark brown, with lasting tan head. aroma: sweet chocolate. taste: as aroma, med-heavy sweetness, light-med bitterness. pa: light bodied, well carbonated, lingering chocolate taste. ov: one of the best stouts Ive tasted. Like drinking liquid chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pizd (432) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
(Bottle): Pours almost black, ruby tinges with a tan head. Aroma of vanilla, dark chocolate, leather, roasted malt. Flavour of heavily roasted malt, burnt wood, charcoal, chocolate and coffee. Very nice stout for the festive season.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5080) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2013
50cl bottle from ABCBeer.s Thick creamy off white head. Clear black pour. Nice choholately afttertaste. Nice brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle. Oily black beer with a filthy tan collar. Decaying leaves, cocoa, ashtray, burnt vanilla on the nose. Good soapy hop under Neopolitan, bitter chocolate, Frys and burnt nut notes. Makes me think of After Eights and after dinner coffee. Kind of festive I suppose.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 12, 2012
Cask @ Holyrood 9A, Edinburgh 071112
Black, ruby edges, thin tan head with some lacing
Aroma of roasted malts, bitter plain chocolate, touch of coffee
Taste of roasted malts, bit of coffee, dark chocolate malts, some Bournville, nice deep dark malts, some bitter roast, touch of charcoal
Palate - soft carb, medium body, some viscosity, little sticky. Finish - some lingering bit powdery dark rich chocolate cocoa
Overall - Very flavoursome stout, however, its more bitter roast and chocolate

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1751) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 2, 2012
Cask (gravity) - Norwich Beer Festival, 2012. Poured a near opaque brown with a fine but lasting light tan head. Roasted mat, chocolate, leather & coffee on the aroma. Good coffee, dark chocolate & roasted malt to taste. Medium-ish body, lingering dark malt finish & a soft palate texture.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2103) - Crestview, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Black pour. Slight tan head that faded from a larger one. Plenty of lacing. Aroma of chocolate and roasted barley. Chocolatey taste with some malt sweetness and a slight bit of coffee. Nice milk stout mouthfeel. Sweet and yet dry finish. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2148) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2012
Bottle from Rehills in Newcastle. A black beer with rich chocolate and liquorice flavours with a roasted coffee finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (14486) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2012
7th July 2012
CP&K Pizza Port Tap Takeover. Well casks were still regular. Opaque black - brown beer. Tidy pale tan head. Light airy dry palate. Mild dark malts with a tiny bit of unsweet dark chocolate. Very subtle dark fruits. Semi dry smooth finish. Okay.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8611) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Malt Shovel Northampton 29/06/12. A black beer with a small grey head. A good bitter roasty stout. Nicely hopped. Plenty of chocolate in the nose. Drier and smokier in the mouth. A very tasty well brewed stout.


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