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

bottled
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RATINGS: 518   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Bottle: Filtered.
A black stout which is brimming over with roast malt flavours, balanced with a complex hop blend. Really smooth with roasted aftertaste.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2006
Bottle. Black color with a nice creamy head. Aroma of coffee and roasted malt. Mild but great flavour with a lot of roasted taste, ends up a little bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2008
Århus2008. 50 cL bottle. Pours black with a tan head. Roasted malt and towards coffee aroma. Flavour is dry and mild with a solid roasted malt base. Solid acidic note into the finish with a light dried note. Dried malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29211) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2003
A pitch black beer with a beutiful huge chocolate brown head. The aroma is sweet with light notes of chocolate. The flavor is slightly sour combined with bitter chocolate - it ends on a good bitterness. A nice dry stout.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2005 (Bottle 50 cl) Not entirely black, this has a reddish tint. Very light and dry but not really bitter. Lovely aromatic and slightly smoked. A fresh easy-to-drink beer. 060305

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20648) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2008
Bottle at Århus Ølfestival. Black coloured with a medium sized beige ehad. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, coffee, chocolate and hops. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, chocolate and liquorice. Roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20294) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 4, 2005
Bottled. Black opaque, big brownish foamy head, thick lacing. At first very roasted aroma, later a bit sweetish barley and malt. Rich carbonation for being a stout. Very bready flavour with hints of roast. Leaves mouth a bit sticky. Otherwise very good, but the carbonation ruins it

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2011
4th January 2009
Opaque black beer, tan head. Tangy malt - almost fruity. Porterish. Very subtle chocolate. Finish is dry and tangy. Not bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2004
Black color; brown, creamy, generous head. Very nice aroma: coffee, roasted malt, bread. Quite good body, a bit too dry. Thank Jens (Ungstrup).

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2012 Bottle at a mates house ... another in the series of common beers i some how havnt rated ... black ... bubbly tan head ... quite a rich chocolate nose ... ligth bitterness ... again a tiny burntness but much lower than the cask version ... decent roast malt ... a little milky. again much as above but 3.4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13802) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2010
Bottle @ Rome. Pours black with a small creamy head. Nose is fruit, roast and red wine. Vaguely roasted flavor with ashes and caramel. Medium bodied.


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