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

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RATINGS: 753   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Dark - Rich - Smooth"
Pasteurised bottle containing: Water, malt, hops and co2.
Sometimes available in the cask.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zaf (302) - - SEP 14, 2013
bevuta in bottiglia quindi giudizio abbastanza condizionato dall’assenza di elementi valutabili..l’aroma dal collo della bottiglia mi ispirava parecchio..tostato,maltato ma non invadente..il gusto è veramente molto piacevole con un corpo medio e sentori leggermente salati,appena avvertibili con finale caldo ma non eccessivo..buona bevuta,da riassaggiare,magari abbinata ai consigliatissimi molluschi e perchè no,ostriche!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrNosha (1325) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - APR 30, 2016
500ml Flasche. Schwarze Farbe, beige-goldener Schaum. Weinbrandt und dunkke Schokolade in der Nase. EtwasKaffe, Schokolade und Alkohol im Geschmack.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MBlessing (660) - Württemberg, GERMANY - APR 30, 2016
Schwarzes bier cremiger schaum, malzig süsslich er Geruch leichte Weinbrand note, Geschmack süffig dunkler honig leicht wässrig wenig röst Aromen

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (1252) - CANADA - MAR 19, 2016
Appearance: near opaque black with brown highlights, one finger of light beige head settling fairly rapidly to a thin cap, minimal lacing. (3/5) Aroma: coffee, toasted bready malt, caramel. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (6/10) Palate: medium body, moderate-high carbonation, off-dry light bitter finish. (3/5) Fairly light, somewhat sweet, and easy-drinking. Pretty simple and straightforward, albeit with a somewhat higher than normal carbonation for the style. As far as I can tell, it’s not actually an “oyster stout” (in the sense that it contains oysters or shells), but is intended to accompany oysters? Personally, I prefer a nice IPA with oysters, but hey, whatever floats your (oyster) boat… (12/20)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mister_Li (628) - GERMANY - FEB 19, 2016
Klares schwarzbraun mit schöner brauner Schaumkrone. Malzig, Röstaromen, etwas Karamell, sehr süffig.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (6636) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2016
Can from Fakta, Copenhagen - black pour with tan head. Sweet and light roasted malty aroma and taste with prominent coffee, chocolate, caramel, some light burnt malty notes, roasted finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcinG (333) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2016
Butelka 500 ml. Ciemnobrunatny o malej palonej pianie. W zapachu dominuje czekolada kakao i slody. W smaku niezle zbalansowane czekolada kawa kakao.

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1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Fisler (332) - Bamberg, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2016
Optisch prima, brauner Schokoschaum, sehr dicht, bräunlich. In der Nase irgendwie staubig, Wein (?). Um Trunk sehr leicht, fast schon wässrig. Erst im Abgang ein Hauch Röstmalz. Zu wenig Charakter, sorry.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bartlebier (3179) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2016
500ml bb06/2016, Maruhn. An oyster stout with no indicated use of oysters (nor their shells for filtering), pasteurised to accompany rather than contain seafood. Overall watery, sessionable and probably quite historical approximation of the style, offering some toffee (thin, sulphurs), coffee roast and gentle ("Burton"ised?) mineral brine for a dry, "smooth, easy" if somewhat spineless tipple.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
enidlesim (51) - - JAN 4, 2016
Excellent light yet complex stout. I don’t normally go for stout on the case on its richness and decadence which is only suitable on certain occasions (I’d rather a good Landbier on a Friday night!). However this was purchased for me from craftbeer.de. Nose is of coffee mixed with just over toasted bread. The pour isn’t as exciting as a nitrogen infused can, and settles with a small off white head but with good lacing. Taste is rich, pleasing coffee and toffee...not too bitter not too sweet. Also a nice pleasant liquorice sourness which I enjoy to counteract the maltiness without reverting to hops. This all leaves a satisfying, warm rich dark taste in the mouth which is excellently balanced. All tastebuds are tingling in equal measure. As the bottle states: this is smooth, easy drinking. But also incredibly satisfying. Would love to try it draft!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ionutsalex (11) - ROMANIA - DEC 15, 2015
Smooth, drinkable beer, good flavour, especially after taste.coffee taste and chocolate flavour.per total a medium to top beer. A real stout


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