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

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RATINGS: 666   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   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.


Jabic's rating

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jabic (427) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Ar: Light coffee, some sweet corn and caramel. Ap: Chestnut brown and clear - large light mocha head with good retention and a thick cap. T: Toffee and coffee up front - biscuit and bread notes, with some toasty and caramel flavor - mild bitterness, some char on the finish. P: Medium body with medium carbonation - finish is dry. O: Easy-drinking stout - not a "wow" beer, but tasty and satisfying.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2574) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 20, 2014
On keg at the Craft Beer Rising event at the Drygate brewery. Itís almost black in colour with a nice fawn head. Thereís plenty of chocolate biscuit going on but I really have to search for that savoury/salty note that Iím expecting from the oysters. Itís debatable whether itís there at all. The taste repeats the nose and thereís a creamy textured medium bodied structure to it. The finish is also agreeable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (698) - SPAIN - SEP 18, 2014
Botella de 50 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color negro. Sabor a malta tostada, dulce, cacao.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
einherjar (31) - CROATIA - SEP 12, 2014
Black with brown head. Aroma is toasted malt and caramel. Taste is coffee, chocolate with some finishing bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
artyom (459) - Osijek, CROATIA - SEP 11, 2014
0.5l bottle. Dark brown color with quickly disappearing brown head. Aroma is toasted malt and caramel. Taste is sweet with roasted notes. Medium body and average carbonation. Overall itís average stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (782) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Black in colour with a tan head. Aroma is sweet, slightly roasted. Weak body, licorice, thick mouthfeel, finishes with a slight bitterness

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Danev76 (508) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2014
Not much to note on the nose, mild. Jet black colour with small head. Bitter coffee up front with a smooth very creamy chocolate nougat finish. Medium creamy body with low carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (416) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle - pours deep ruby red with a sizeable brown bubbly head which soon fades to a ring. Weak lacing. Aroma of vanilla, light roasted malts and some cocoa. Taste of soil, vanilla, cocoa, some sweet malts which is then followed by bitter coffee to finish. Medium body, medium carbonation. Fairly average stout.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilverfoX (268) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2014
A pretty boring fizzy stout really that doesnt contain any oysters, that leaves a coffee aftertaste. please could you mr marstons not add some oysters?

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lisowczyk (54) - POLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Butelka 0,5l Piwo czarne, pod światło ładnie opalizujący rubin. Piana stosunkowo obfita, drobnoziarnista, o beżowej barwie, sztywna. Znaczy szkło i jest trwała. Wyglad to najlepsza część tego piwa. W aromacie marynowana mała, biała cebulka, przy czym nie ejst to aromat popsutego piwa. W smaku nuty palone, kawowe, posmak słonej wody i czegoś w stronę wspomnianej cebulki. Goryczka niska o palonym charakterze. Bardzo dziwne i niezbyt smaczne.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nevalainen (86) - FINLAND - AUG 14, 2014
0,5 l can. Dark brown color, with tiny off white head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Sweet taste, lively carbonation at first but it disappears quickly and you get a bit watery feeling. Anyway, good beer, worth of drinking.


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