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

bottled
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RATINGS: 681   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.


Dervock's rating

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dervock (505) - Emu plains, - FEB 19, 2014
Bottle - pours black with a deep ran head. Hints of smoky chocolate and caramel malt in the nose. Not a lot on the taste, dryness across the palate, again something in there registering as smokey. Nice full mouthfeel.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gramity (1454) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Black with brown head. Aroma is toasted malt and caramel. Taste is coffee, chocolate with some finishing bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
sbron (237) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle at home. Dark colour. Brown head. First impression : real stout. Coffee, chocolate, bubble, watery. Disappointed about the aftertaste.. none tasted. .

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VamboladeTolly (240) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle @ Big Ben Pub Tartu. Pours deep brown with medium brownish head. Aroma of roasted malts with light notes of chocolate. Taste of rasted malts, chocolate, hints of coffee.Good beer to drink in the bar but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dzhigga (146) - Kirov, RUSSIA - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle. Almost black color with fluffy fast-disappearing head. Aroma of milk chocolate and fruits. Taste is light sweet, light sour and a little bit bitter. Watery, not rich as it said on the bottle. Aftertaste with some bitterness, but expected more. OK beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rayaron (357) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle sample. Clear deep brown with medium brownish head. Aroma of milk chocolate, light coffee notes, some roasted malt, biscuity. Mild flavor of roasted malt, milk chocolate, coffee notes, moderate sweetness and light bitter finish, a bit watery. Light carbonation, light to medium-bodied.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vells (744) - Riga, LATVIA - NOV 15, 2014
Smooth – yes, rich – no way. Light roasted malt background, some choco. Feels bit too thin. Quite sweet with very light bitterness. Decent drinkable dark brew, but nothing to remember

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Melnis (213) - LATVIA - NOV 14, 2014
Not so bad, expectations over-exceeded by 1cm :D Typical stout with bit oyster (I suppose) aroma, very weak. Decent stout and malt flavor. drinkable

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chopper925 (198) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle. Clear but pitch black-brown color, nearly no head. Nose is full of roasty aromas, dominant chocolate. Taste is dominant sour, decent sweetness and light bitter. Thin mouthfeel and very flat carbonation. Aftertaste is some bready, malty notes, but no chocolate.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stout4stout (20) - neath, WALES - OCT 30, 2014
Disappointing. If I’d bought this as a dark ale I might have enjoyed it a little more - as a ’Stout’ beer it was a let down. Watery, insubstantial, low on flavour. Pretty much the worst stout about?

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bozo_skeleton (570) - Grenoble, FRANCE - OCT 26, 2014
Bien noire, collet moyen de fines bulles, persistant. Aromes un peu faible, chocolat léger. Onctueuse et mince a la fois, un peu fruité derrière le chocolat. Pointe d’iode sur le final.


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