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

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RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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.


gowdy's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (897) - Erskine, - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle from Tesco. Black with a brown head, which wasn’t tiny. Some gas, which lasts.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_sully (298) - - 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 (477) - 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 (106) - 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 (303) - 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 (319) - 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 (1502) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Russo (1902) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2015
Deep black color with a very thin off-white head that keeps a nice lacing for a long time. Aroma is roasted malts, notes of coffee, dark fruits and slightly chocolate. Flavor is like aroma with a little bit more hoppy notes. Low carbonation and medium body with roasted malt finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sobit (5) - - JUL 17, 2015 does not count
Overall good. Lacking a bit after taste, ends fast. Easy to drink, not to subtile.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (1224) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle 50cl (from drinks-of-the-world.de). Opaque black, average foamy brown head, slowly diminishing, good lacing; strong aroma of cocoa, roasted malts, dark fruits, fortified wine; taste mild bittersweet, roasted malts, chocolate, watery; light to medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation, aftertaste as in taste, roasty, chocolate; nice light Stout.


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