Brewed by Marble
Style: Stout
Manchester, England


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Cask; Regular.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1466) - the hood Brentford, London,, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2011
(cask @ the Magpie & Crown, Brentford) Had this for breakfast on Saturday morning after a 12 mile run: Pretty good for a low boozed stout. A glass of sinister blackness has a roasty malt , chocolaty and creamy vibe. Lotta roasted chocolate bitterness is imprintiing on my palate ; Pretty plesant @ 11.25 .am in the morning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2689) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2011 Maybe a bit lacking in condition but still good, loads of cocoa on nose, then dry roast malt with cocoa and grassy hop notes, plus maybe a hint of ginger and liquorice. Really bitter-roast finish and a lingering dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2010
Nice dark color with good head. Good aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and caramel. A bit too "watery" for me for a stout with little carbonation. Flavor is like aroma and the aftertaste lsats quite a while which is nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6526) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2011 Cask-conditioned at the Portcullis, Clifton, Bristol 28/02/10. Near black with a slight, off-white head. Aroma of dark chocolate, leafy hops and roasted malts. Easy drinking, with plenty more chocolate, black coffee and a hoppy, dry finish. Excellent [3.7]. Rerate 15/03/11 at the Three Tuns, Bristol. Thinner on this occasion with the hops perhaps too prominent. [3.3]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (2037) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2010
Cask, Marble Arch Inn. Deep dark brown/black colour with minimal tan head. Aroma and flavour had a healthy dose of leafy hop mixed with roasted malts and dark chocolate. Some nice juicy fruitiness evident here also with some drying bitterness. Really tasty stout guv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2009
Cask at Marble Arch Inn, Manchester. A pitch black beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of sweet and roasted malt as well as light notes of soy sauce. The flavor is sweet with notes of soy sauce, roasted malt, and chocolate, leading to a dry roasted finish. The body is very light.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2009
RBESG Sheffield 2009, Marble Arch, Manchester. Black with a nice creamy head. Very roasted malt, nuts and coffee aromas. Tastye is again very roasted. nice bitter finish. Great change after many blond ales :D

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asheft (2553) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2009
[cask @ RBESG 2009] Nice and roasty aroma with plenty of floral and herbal hops. Opaque black under an eternal, light brown fleece blanket. Roasted barley vanilla and burnt flavour with some detectable hops. Sour and with black malt bitterness and a hazelnut note. Medium body, moderate carbonation, dark malt bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11259) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2009
[RBESG, Sheffield]
Cask @ The Fat Cat, Sheffield.
Pours a nice, dark ruby red to black. Small, staying, frothy, beige head. Super aroma, dark chocolate, roasted malts, soft caramel and light liqourice. Low carbonation, fine dry mouthfeel. Flavour is roasted, very dry, dark chocolate and English liqourice. Long, lingering roasted aftertaste. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2009
Cask @ Marble Arch, Manchester. Black and opague. Creamy roasty aroma. Roasty flavor, velvety with coffee. Medium bodied. Malty, but not too sweet. Nice one!

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