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Brewed by Old Dairy
Style: Stout
Cranbrook, England

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A milder stout with flavours of coffee, chocolate and licorice, and a fruity aroma.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenH (2148) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown red with little tan head. Slightly earthy roasty aroma. Similar taste, earthy smokey, coffee. Very thin

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
bottle at home ... deep black ... deeep rich charcoal roast ... soft coffee nose ... very dry ... little bitteer roast ... little thin ...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2604) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2013
500ml bottle. Pours black with a small head. Aroma is roasty and yeasty, with touches of coffee and apple. Taste is oily roast. A little meat in the finish. Low carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Bish (1124) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2013
A milder stout with flavours of coffee, chocolate and licorice, and a fruity aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (2410) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2013
Battersea beer festival 06/02/2013. Clear dark caramel. Choc coffee caramel aroma. Some farmyard. Choc roast toast flavour green apple finish. Some astrigencey. Thin palate.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (6197) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
Cask at the Bricklayers Arms, Putney. It pours deep ruby with a medium beige head. The nose is toast, light roast, dark fruit, berry and caramel. The taste is bitter-sweet, light roast, coffee grinds, dark fruit, wood, toast, touch of tang and rubber with a dry, toasty finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Not particularly inspiring, but ok.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7098) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle off the folks for Xmas. Black with a beige head barely reaching the edges of the glass. Vegetal, Twiglet, iron and chocolate-dusted cinder toffee aroma. Mouldering leaf matter, yeast extract, rust on the palate. Leaves quite a watery, weakly rusted impression. Lacks body and roast.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (1667) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2012
(500ml Bottle from Lee Off Licence) Pours a black with a dissipating tan head. Aroma/taste of roasted malt and chocolate/cofffee and liquorice. Pretty good (D5)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2714) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 1, 2012
Cask by handpump at Three Judges, Glasgow - clear dark red brown, thin tan head, coffee and dark chocolate aroma, similar flavours, bitter aftertaste

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5083) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2012
500ml Bottle - Very dark brown, almost black, with some red tinges when held to the light. Roasted and slightly fruity aroma with hints of coffee and plain chocolate. Coffee, roasted malt, plain chocolate and liquorice all feature in the taste.


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