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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2008
Cask gravity @ Reading Beer Festival 2008.
Clear medium brown black color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, burnt, peppery, moderate to light heavy hoppy, citrus, grape, ginger. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (020508)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29846) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2009
Cask @ National Winter Ales Festival 2009, Manchester. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a small tan head. Has a rich malty coffee aroma with some hoppy hints. Roasted malty coffee flavor with some hints of dark fruit. Has a roasted malty coffee finish with a bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2013 Cask at Manchester winter ale fetival 2009... Deep black ... nice rich roast malts ... quite a lot of coffee in nose ...again coffee and roast malt ... medium bitterness that builds. cask at 57 thomas street ... deep black ... thin bubbly tan head ... big soft milky chocolate nose .... soft chocolate ... light coffee ... dark roast 3.8

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
harrisoni (14122) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2008
Cask gravity at Reading BF 08. Slightly hoppy aroma. Black colour with dark brown edges. Intense malt aroma. That is a good stout. Good grainy choc and a lot of grapefruit hop. Just a great aroma. Intense flavours. Amazing and quite possibly my beer of the festival.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13788) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 6, 2011
Cask, 4.7% at the brewpub. Roasted aroma, a bit of iron as if from raw beef. Black colour. Stable light brown head. Coffee flavour - clean and cold. Without any unpleasant bitterness. Round coffee flavour, hint of cream. Has a little bit of grassy, biting hop in the finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11860) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2011
Cask at Euston Tap. Dark brown pour with a dense, creamy beige head. Lots of citrusy hops on the nose with some ashy, roasty malts. Medium sweet, some juicy, resinous bitterness, light burnt wood, mild tobacco. Medium bodied with good, on-the-money average carbonation. A bit of sticky hops to finish, piney, good bit of roast and charred wood. Fantastic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11453) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2012
Cask at Euston Tap, London. Black beer with a brown head. Malty chocolate aroma, cocoa and some fruits. Cocoa flavor, coffee and tar, roasted, some hops and some soot.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11241) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10555) - 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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