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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2007
Cask (handpump) @ Tavern, WA1, Warrington. Clear black color with a small virtually none off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, dark chocolate, coffee mild, burnt, licorice. Initial flavor is moderate sweet, finish flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40836) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2013
From cask at Pembury Tavern. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roastedmalty and liqourice. Bitter, dark roasted and vanilla. Dry. Bitter and dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (34666) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 10, 2005
[Cask at Volunteers Arms, GBBF, 2004] A black beer with a small disappearing brown head. The aroma is sweet roasted. The flavor is also sweet roasted combined with notes of chocolate and coffee. Only set-back is, that the body is a little weak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25472) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (23724) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2011
Cask at Pembury Tavern, Hackney, London. Very dark brown. Cocoa aroma. Sweet with medium body and well rounded mouthfeel. Fruity with cocoa powder dissolved in mixed fruit huice. Slight cocoa bitterness. A bit heavy on the cocoa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2007
Cask @ The Pembury Tavern, Hackney. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Roasted malty fruity dark fruit aroma with some hints of chocolate. Roasted malty dark fruit and chocolate flavor. Roasted malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22400) - , 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21887) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2009
<i>Cask Conditioned at The Pembury Tavern, London</i>
Dark brown color, almost black. Light chocolate aroma. Round body, with a good and smooth mix of caramel and chocolate, very light instant coffee at the end. Simple but good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18714) - 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.

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