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

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 651   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Dark - Rich - Smooth"
Pasteurised bottle containing: Water, malt, hops and co2.
Sometimes available in the cask.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (6733) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2007
Bottle. Creamy high and lasting brown head. Pitch black body. Pretty bitter choccolate cofee flavor with low carbonation and a long bitter aftertaste. Roasted barley malt aroma with coffee and something acidic tasting I cannot figure out.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2007
A Mes rate: Bottle from Morrisons. Dark mahogany colour with a virtually unshiftable tan head. Spritzy soapy aroma with some cooking oil and parma violets. Bland flavour with some slight yeast and coffee. Very faint hint of vanilla in the finish. Looks great. Pretty poor elsewhere.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (5532) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2007
Bottle. Black colour with a nice nrown head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 11, 2007
Bottle, black with a large brown frothy head. Roasted malt aroma, but not very strong. Sweetish flavour with some molasses malt flavours. Very smooth and easy to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2007
Bottle. Pours a black color with a tan head. Roasted malty aroma with some hints of chocolate. Roasted malty and slightly salty licorice flavor with some weak hints of chocolate. Sweetish roasted malty finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Habanero (2441) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2007
Bottled; Pours nearly black with an off -white head. The flavour is smooth and creamy. Slightly bitter finish. Medium bodied to the thin side.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2007
Bottle. Clear dark brown / black color with a average frothy good lacing fully lasting light brown head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, coffee / mocca, roasted, light chocolate. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. Pleasure to drink but it looks as if it will be with more flavor..

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
iammadeofjelly (192) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2007
A pretty good stout beer. It poured dark dark brown with a brown head. It went down really easily, whether this is bad because it wasn’t the most flavoursome of stouts or good cos it made it a pleasure to drink, i cannot say.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2007
Tap at Charlie¨s pub: Pitch black with creamy white head. Filling smooth. Roast & light smoke. Very pleasant! Good lacings!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
boboski (1095) - Alabama, USA - JUL 9, 2007
Dark brown pour, thin and mostly diminishing light brown head. The aroma is lightly roasty, with coffee, salty vegetation, dry licorice, herb notes and lactic notes as well. Flavor is very lightly bitter, lightly to moderately roasty, floral and herbal notes, artificial sweetness. Finishes floral, herbal and salty/sweet. The mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, with fizzy light carbonation and mildly dry. No.


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