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Brewed by Nook
Style: Stout
Holmfirth, England

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Cask, Occasional;
A full flavoured, well bodied oat stout with distinct liquorice on the palate as well as some roasted flavours.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beervis (243) - Taylor’s Country, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2013
Rich and slightly chewy, and nicely bitter with liquorice and burnt notes. A warming and substantial stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2013
cask at stockport festival ... deep black ... thin tan head ...big chocolate roast ... soft vanilla nose ... dark charcoal roast ... soft valiia ... big roast ...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1334) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
500ml bottle - solid black body, thin off white head. Slick mouthfeel, has a nose of coffee and liquorice, similar taste with a bitter chocolate finish. Quite good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogbomb (922) - ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
Cask. Deep brown almost black with rose hints. Small tan head. Oatmeal and malt nose with hints of grass and vanilla. Light, creamy mouthfeel reveals oaty, toasty, toasty tastes. Surprisingly light and drinkable with a sharp bitter smooth finish. Winner.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (7934) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2012
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Near black with a thin beige head. Aromas are bready yeast and oats with smoky notes. Raisins with leather and traces of banana. Flavours are low roast malts with hints of BBQ. Raisins with soy sauce and dark chocolate bitterness. Fruity and sweet with an earthy finish. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2011

Bottle 500ml. @ [ Tasting by Fin & Loz ].

Clear dark dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, dark roasted. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, smooth, oaky, roasted, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111023]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7254) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2011
Bottle shared with Loz, Jan & Charlotte Sun 23rd Oct 2011 at home. Jan brought this beer along, cheers Jan! Pours dark brown with a white rim atop, mmhh.. good stout, ok it’s a litt;le thin at times, touch dry, but good roastiness, chocolate, some woodiness, nice stout. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2010
From cask at Harlequin. Pours dark brown to black with a small, creamy and tan head. Aroma is roasted malty. Light touch of liqourice. Dark roasted. Mild butterish touch in the flavour. Dark malty finish. Subdued bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2010
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2011 1. Cask Stillage at the Assembly Rooms, Tamworth 11/09/2010 Oaked roast aroma. Dark coloured a little rich on the palate and fruity with a hint of bitterness in a dry oaked burnt roast finish. 2. Cask Handpump from the Festival Bar at Witton Albion FC Wincham Park, Wincham 13/05/2011 Fruity aroma. Dark coloured a little rich on the palate and fruity with a hint of bitterness in a dry malt finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2010
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Wellington Birmingham. A beer which is verging on black and has a tiny off-white ring of head. The aroma is lovely with chocolate and oats and a little light roast. Lovely chocolate sweet fruits and oats in the mouth. Tasty and very easy to drink.


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