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Ossett Treacle Stout

Brewed by Ossett
Style: Stout
Ossett, England


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask: Occasional. Also available bottle conditioned.
A rich and robust stout. The addition of black treacle gives intense depth and roasted malts impart a coffee flavour. Generous amounts of hops add a dry citrus finish to this complex black ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (4412) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2016
500ml bottle from The Real Ale Company. Almost black, reasonable head. Chocloate malt aroma. Mild chocolate treacle flavour. Watery with sweet malty aftertaste. A bit bland.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
WaddlingPlatypus (128) - Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2016
500ml bottle. Rather fittingly, the colour is that of dark molasses, and it pours with a pale caramel head. The aroma is burnt cinder toffee. Soft and rounded texture, with flavours of burnt malt and smokey honey. This stout is pleasingly flavoursome, and pairs well with cake.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nofearhatmatt (48) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Had on tap at The Hop in York. Not much of a smell, super dark colour, watery to taste, sort of a bad aftertaste. Overall a subpar stout, wouldn't have again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (871) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle - dark black with a dark fizzy brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel and dark chocolate. Taste of cocoa, caramel and burnt toffee with a little earth and light bitterness to finish. Medium, oily body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1369) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 19, 2015
Pours black with a brown head. Smells of roasted malt with dark chocolate. Good bitterness initially but not lasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (2383) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - APR 16, 2015
Pours a completely black color, topped with a very good-looking brown colored head with nice retention. Mild roasty aroma, some pleasant chocolate notes and a hint of coffee. Taste is mild, slightly sweet with chocolate with some minimal bitterness in the finish. Medium to full bodied, smooth and easily drinkable. Gentle but tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10872) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Cask at the White Lady. Pours deep reddish brown, nose is treacle, roasted, fruity, taste is similar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (5567) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2014
Black. Treacle, burnt sugar aroma. Nice bittersweet burnt malts taste. Smooth and easy to drink with quite a strong bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2847) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 9, 2014
Cask @ Magnet, Stockport [011114]
Very dark brown ruby, thin tan head, good lacing
Aroma of soft roast, getting a touch of treacle, aroma a bit muted
Taste of soft roast, dark sweet malts, touch of treacle, getting some bitter hops, dab of liquorice, some sticky molasses
Palate - Medium body, bit sticky, light sweet. Finish has some more treacle
Overall - Quite a decent stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1962) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2014
500ml bottle from t’Asda - Jet black body, beige to tan head which soon goes. Nose is molasses, coffee, espresso, burnt malts. Taste is bitter at first, strong black coffee, harsh liquorice. A full mouthful, would only wish for a bit more oiliness in the palate.

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