Brewed by Milton
Style: Stout
Cambridge, England


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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Occasional. Part of the Imperator Range.
A deeply flavoured oat stout, one of the blackest beers around with a remarkable amount of flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2011
14th July 2011
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Opaque dark brown beer. Light tan suddy head. Light semi dry palate. Nice rich dark chocolate malt balanced by sweet orange fruit hop. Finishes semi dry. Really nice balance of chocolatey malt and mild fruity hop. Well done!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2875) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2011
Cask at NWAF, 2011. Black pour with a beige head. Coffee, dark chocolate, licorice and roasted malt aromas. Flavours of chocolate, wood and toffee. Bitter-sweet and dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18695) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2010
Cask at the Pembury Tavern. Pours opaque brown with a thin, beige head. Good aroma, with the vanilla notes just rising above the roasted malt foundation. Flavor is quite nice. Medium sweetness with semi-sharp, mineral malts, hints of ripe, almost tart fruits, vanilla, faint roast and very delicate hops. Light in body with fine carbonation. The finish seems to be sweeter than the initial taste, with all the preceding characteristics in addition to some maple syrup, along with some light warmth and hints of booze. Overall not outstanding, but very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (15804) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2010
Medium brown. Toasty and cocoa aroma. Cocoa and fudgey character. Relatively sweet. There is a hint of tobacco in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beershine (5224) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2010
CAsk @ Cloisters. Black with ruby tint gorgeous. Yummy blackcurrant, clove, coal, and black cherry mash in the aromas. Smooth soft palate. Delicious flavors with black cherry, tobacco in the tannic finish, sweet black licorice middle. Excellent base of acidity and chocolate malt without being toasty. Absolutely delicious and sessionable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21834) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2010
cask at cloisters ... deep red black ... thin tan lacing ... sweet cherry roast malts ... little licorice nose ... soft sweet licorice ... vimto ... little licorice ... nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1811) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2010
Cask at the Pembury Tavern on 30th June 2010. Thick, black body with a greyish head. Strong vanilla aroma and plenty of roast malts giving lingering coffee notes and some bitterness. On very good form in the pub, with a smooth but delightfully thick texture. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4653) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2010
Cask@Newark Beer Festival 2010. Black beer with a roasted aroma and a mildly bitter and roasted flavour. Overall a nice roasted stout, quite mild in flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1972) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 2, 2010
Cask - The White Lion, Norwich. Pours black with a fine frothy beige head. Sweet roasted malt aromas, some dry coffee tones and a bit of dark fruit. Initial fruit flavours leading to dry roasty malt notes and a coffee tone finishing with liquorice and a lasting chocolate aftertaste. A relatively soft mouthfeel but bit lacking in the body department for a stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25453) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2009
Cask@Pembury Tavern. Deep ambery brown colour, small brown head. Aroma is lots of butter, some roasted malt and black coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, toffee, mild butter and also some black coffee. Quite strange at first, but then turns quite mellow and balanced.

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