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Meantime Cranberry Stout
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Brewed by Meantime
Style: Stout
London, England

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5820) - Indiana, USA - DEC 5, 2013
750 ml bottle to snifter (shared by DrSilverworm). Looks good; cola with thin light beige head that dissipates into thin lacing pretty quickly. Smells of dark malt and cranberries. Tastes like it smells with a somewhat tart mouthfeel. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 13, 2013
Mild malty nose with red berries. Pale beige head. Clearreddish black color. Malty slightly sourish tatse with Mild malty nose with red berries. Pale beige head. Clear reddish black color. Sourish malty taste with some hints of red berries. At the end slight coffee taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6309) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2012
Small beige head. Clear deep dark red body with carbonation. Earthy licorice and prunes aroma. Dry-tart earthy chocolate and wild berries taste with soy sauce notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, astringent mouthfeel. Dryish-tart aftertaste is much the same, with slight funkiness. Really unusual and highly interesting. (0.25l draft at Schouskjelleren, Oslo.)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2012

Draught @ Market Porter, 9 Stoney Street, Southwark, London, Greater London, England SE1 9AA.

Clear dark red browm almost purple colour with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, craneberry. Initial flavor is moderate sweet, light light acidic and light bitter, finish flavor is moderate sweet, light light acidic and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dark malt, dark chocolate, artificial craneberry sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is fizzy. [20111229]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2012
Draught (backlog). Deep reddish brown colour with a small off-white fluffy head. Aroma is sour berries, some sweet malts, mild roast and liquorice. Flavour is berries, roasted malts, some toffee, liquorice and mild ashes. Nice sour edge, which actually reminds a bit of infected sourness, but still not that harsh.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jmgreenuk (4956) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2012
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Very dark mahogany pour. Light head with some lacing. Didn't get much from the aroma but didn't expect to either. The strange thing for me with this beer is that I like cranberries and I like some sourness in my ales, but this beer is sour and packed full of cranberry flavours. The cranberry is just way too overpowering for me. If I have fruit in my beer I like the flavour to be subtle, but with this beer it hit me right in the face. I had hoped the beer might grow on me as I moved further down the glass, but it didn't. I'll stick with Cranberry juice from Tesco instead of in my Meantime stouts in future! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepeter (281) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2012
Light Brown with a red hue, Little head, little lacing. Roasty aroma with some berry sweetness and cranberry. Taste is sour, some roasted malt and sour/bitter cranberry taste. Palate is a bit thin for the style and more carbonated than i would liike. Overall I liked the sour taste but everything else was average.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5309) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 23, 2012
On tap at Schouskjelleren, Oslo. ABV was said to be 4.7%. Black colour, moderate beige head, nice lacing. Pleasant aroma of cranberries, hints of chocolate and mild coffee in the background. Fruity and moderately acidic flavour, cranberries of course, roasty notes (mild coffee). Fairly refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21497) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2012
Draught at Bishops Arms Savoy. Clear red-brown coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Light roasted aroma of cocoa powder and dark chocolate. Light roasted flavour of berries and chocolate. Tart finish of berries.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2012
Draught at George & Dragon Barcelona. Coca Cola-colored black beer with a beige light foamy head. Citric fruity aroma with hints of coffee and roasted malts. Taste is sweet and astringent citric fruity, no bitterness, strong notes of licorice. Watery and soft. Thin and boring.


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