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Brewed by Orkney (Sinclair Breweries)
Style: Stout
Stromness, Scotland

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RATINGS: 562   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
A black stout which is brimming over with roast malt flavours, balanced with a complex hop blend. Really smooth with roasted aftertaste.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (2115) - GREECE - OCT 16, 2015
500ml bottle shared at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki, thanks to Constantin. Black color with brown head. Malty aroma, light roasted, chocolate, licorice, dark fruits. Sweet and light bitter taste like aroma with smoked notes. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chopper925 (380) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle. Clear, but pitch black to brown color. Foamy beige head. Roasted cocoa, coffee and chocolate in the nose, could be a bit more intense. Taste is decent dry, heavy bitter. Aftertaste has some roasted malt, nearly some ash flavours and dark bitter chocolate. Texture is thick and low carbonated.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nihtila (2542) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. Pours very dark brown with brown head. Nose is dark and roasted malts, dark chocolate. Tastes roasted malts, dry cocoa, bitterish.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_sully (421) - - AUG 23, 2015
Deep rich brown body frothy light brown head. Aroma is bitter and has a bit of a chemical note. Taste is chocolate oats and nuts, fairly well balanced ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guzgorog (621) - FRANCE - AUG 23, 2015
Noire, haute mousse beige. Nez de malts grillés et de chocolat. Bouche légère sur le grillé et le chocolat, notes de pruneaux. Corps léger, alcool léger, bonne carbo. Une bonne stout qui glisse toute seule.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hoptimusPrimed (152) - SPAIN - AUG 4, 2015
Pours a very dark brown with a good head. Deep malt, chocolate and bitter. Full bodied. Not much carbonation. Filling but good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertoJimenez (5) - Miami, Florida, USA - AUG 1, 2015 does not count
Thin head, light aroma that fades to soon, light to medium body for a stout, easy to drink, asimple stout.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabuzzer (459) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - AUG 1, 2015
500ml bottle. Deep black with a thin off white head that lasted to the end. Coffee, liquorice and fruit aroma. Coffee and fruit flavour. Good body

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drmet (680) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2015
L: -pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a big,frothy,khaki head S: -grainy,milk chocolate,coffee,mocha,smoke,molasses,nutty T: - chocolate,slightly toasty F: -medium carbonation (overcarbonated) -light to medium body O: A little alcohol sweetness wouldve really helped here. Solid overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (2107) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 20, 2015
Botella 50 cl de el c. Inglés Oviedo. Tomado en enero 2002. Lote A hasta octubre 2001. Cuerpo ligero a medio con 4 vol fácil de beber. Una stout ligera.


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