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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LasseVPedersen (257) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2014
Can, 50cl. Pours deep brownish black colour with a stable, creamy one-finger beige head. Aroma is Coffee-like, roasted malt along some fruity notes and chocolate. Flavour is very alike, mostly dark roasted malt, medium sweetness, slight burnt, decent bitter chocolate aftertaste. Very smooth palate, light-medium body and soft carbonation. Quite good, bit too light bodied to be really good though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
aleksander9 (472) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2014
Black with creamy yellow head. Aroma is coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate, syrup and cappuccino. Smooth and creamy palate. Aftertaste is round, roasted, some burnt notes and floral. Overall: nice. Maybe a little weak in aroma and aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (2524) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2014
Can 500ml. Pours a black beer with a medium sized beige creamy head on top. Aroma is milky, salty, coffee and some roast. Flavor is medium sweet, some coffee and caramel with a medium salty touch in the back. Big, rich malty tones overall. Quite OK beer, nothing too impressive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
angel77 (1017) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 25, 2014
Botella de 50 cl de el c. Ingles. Lote 1334 hasta 30-12-2012. Tomada en octubre de 2012. color negro con espuma beige. Aromas y sabores de maltas tostadas con toques de café y algo de chocolate. Cuerpo ligero a medio con 4.5 vol. Se bebe sin problemas, tal vez algo liquida y sin cuerpo. Se podría repetir.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChewyBeer (41) - SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 25, 2014
Pours rich dark with deep tan head. Deep roasted notes and chocolate tones. Smooth medium mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Chocolate roasted flavours followed through with balanced bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoNm (579) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 23, 2014
Pours an extremelly deep black color with a generous, light brown colored head. The aroma is malty with caramel and some chocolate. The taste starts sweet, followed by some caramel finishing with quite some coffee bitterness. Nicely enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Keg at Grace Road cricket ground, Leicester. Dark coloured easy drinking keg stout. S'Alright. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vanvenlo (1251) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle (14-May-2014) Choc sweet malt fruit aroma. Black colour, low head&streaky suds lace. Sweet herbal light liquorice flavour.Big medicinal herbal sweet finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
djoeye (1572) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2014
Low medium brown head, black-brown-black body. Nice brown bottle and label. Roasted malts, floral hops in a tart cream way, hints of chocolate, coffee and iron to the nose. Roasted malts, sweet-salty liquorice, coffee notes, grassy hops, dry black chocolate to the tongue. Palate; slightly dry n creamy, moreish, smooth carbonation, good. Aftertaste with dry dark chocolate and roasted malts. It was not only a good looking bottle with label, it is actually a good brew. (Bottle BBf 19May2014 500ml 4.5%abv b@Eurospar T@home)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
llkc (426) - århus, DENMARK - APR 27, 2014
duft: malt. brændt malt, svag duft smag: malt. karamel, let drikkelig. svag smag af brændt malt. kaffe

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