Brewed by Marstons (Marstons plc)
Style: Stout
Burton-on-Trent, England


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"Dark - Rich - Smooth"
Pasteurised bottle containing: Water, malt, hops and co2.
Sometimes available in the cask.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fluxing (295) - POLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Warka 30.04.2015. Kolor czarny, minimalne refleksy pod swiatlo. Piana lekko brunatna, wysoka, ale szybko sie dziurawi i opada do cienkiej warstwy, calkiem niezle oblepia szklo. W aromacie melanoidyny, tyton, popiol, kawa, lekkie mleko i migdaly, lekki diacetyl, ogolnie aromat przyjemny, ale niestety niezbyt intensywny. W smaku bardzo podobne jak w zapachu, jednak pozbawione diacetylu, za to z lekka kwasnoscia i owocowymi estrami. Dodatkowo jest lekko slone, cos jak woda morska, moze to wlasnie te ostrygi. W odczuciu gladkie, jednak zbyt wytrawne, spodziewalem sie troche wiekszej pelni. Goryczka ledwie wyczuwalna, lekko ziolowa. Wysycenie niskie.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GuideDogSaint (303) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2014
500ml bottle at home 3/8/14. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma is burnt although more like a black beer. A little thin. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DennisKirk (156) - DENMARK - JUL 25, 2014
Dåse 0,5 liter. En ganske god og behagelig duft, samt en god, let krydret smag og en dejlig blød konsistens, gør denne øl til en god oplevelse, den kommer dog ikke helt op at ringe, men ligger i den gode ende.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (3667) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours a near-black color with a very small tan head on there, that disappears almost immediately. Nose is fairly roasty, with just a hint of some oystery sweetness coming through. Taste is very light and easy to drink, slightly sweet, and with a bit of roasting. All in all it’s drinkable, but nothing terribly exciting.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mzaar (1614) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2014
Burk. Svart med moccafärgat skum. Jisses, vilken trist stout. Närmast doftlös, aningen av rostad malt och kaffe som bäst. Tunn kropp, närmast vattnig. Kaffe och rostad malt även här. Minimal beska, lätt sötma. Sa jag trist?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1384) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 7, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Iznogud (637) - CROATIA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle 500 ml from Vrutak, Zagreb. Pours dark brown with beige head. Light body, roasted malts, sweetish, some coffee. Too watery and lacks flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ejr (171) - Sarpsborg, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2014
Mørk, mørk brun med et off white skum, skummet var tykt og holdt bra. Maltete aroma med innslag av karamell, mørk frukt og sjokolade. Smaken følger aroma med røstet malt, karamell, mørk frukt og hint av sjokolade. Litt tynn munnfølelse.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
realadam (76) - HUNGARY - JUL 5, 2014
Light brown headed dark brown beer with a a coffee aroma. Tastes sweet with a hint of bitterness. Texture is oily with a medium body and an avarage carbonation. I definitely like it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lele (113) - Padova, ITALY - JUN 21, 2014
Ottimo esempio di stout, anzi, di oyster stout. Non è stata fatta con l’utilizza di vere ostriche, ma sono riusciti a riprodurre le caratteristiche organolettiche di un’autentica oyster stout, e a produrre così un ottimo risultato. Percepibile quindi anche un po’ di salato che, abbinato alle classiche note di tostato, caffè e cioccolato, la rendono una splendida stout che trova il suo coronamento ovviamente se degustata insieme a delle ostriche.

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