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McLaren VALE/EXP 001 Stout

McLaren VALE/EXP 001 Stout
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Brewed by Vale Brewing
Style: Stout
Willunga, SA, Australia


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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Pouring dark brown to black, the #001 Nitro stout has flavours of rich bitter chocolate and roast coffee coming from the combination of seven different malts. A citrusy, bitter finish is courtesy of the cascade hops used. Rolled oats were also added to the mash giving a silkiness to the beer.

Nitrogen is used in carbonation giving this beer an almost cappuccino-like head with a fine bead and creamy mouth feel. Accordingly, this stout should be poured in two motions to allow the head to settle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ngejo (890) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 8, 2016
Tap. Black, frothy, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, & abrupt finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidm (2069) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 2, 2012
On tap at Y&J. Great balance and mouthfeel. Aromas of chocolate, burnt caramel, and a hint of liquorice. Taste is sweet and bitter, with long length. Palate is creamy, and medium bodied. Black, with a frothy head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (5226) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2012
On tap at Archive. Midnight black in colour with a thin coffee coloured head. Moderate aroma of burnt chocolate and roasted malt. Thin in the mouth with a big burnt flavour that is very good.

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