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Brewed by Ossett
Style: Stout
Ossett, England

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (22692) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2012
Cask gravity @ Battersea BF 2012. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty sweetish chocolate and licorice finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1808) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2012
Cask. The Punch Bowl (JDW), York. Thin tan head. Black body. Treacle, chocolate, fruity. Bitter with a long dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2860) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2012
Dark brown- almost black- with a beige head.. Chocolate, treacle toffee and caramel aroma with a hint of coffee. Sweet, roasty flavour. Dry. Quite pleasant. Dry roast finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martin243 (1006) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2011
Half at "meet the brewer" Central bar Gateshead. Best beer of the session. Dark brown with a tan head. Strong coffee and treacle, thick and toasty. Lovely stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5001) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 29, 2011
Dark brown beer with sweet malt aroma with sticky molasses. Very smooth bodied and belied its strength

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2011
Black colour with a tan head and lace. Smoked malt flavour. Syrup, treacle, rich smooth flavour and texture. Sweet rich flavour. Dark treacle syrup finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (3301) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2011
Cask at the Waggon and Horses, Halesowen. Pours very dark brown with a thin head. Aroma was bitter roast coffee with a little treacle. Taste had a sweet start, some sweet roast malt on the finish with a little treacle on the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Furseth (2080) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2011
Bottle: Clear dark red colour, creamy head. Aroma is fruity, citrus, Coffee and caramelly. Flavor: creamy mouth feeling, vanilla, Coffee, burned popcorn. Medium caramelly finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13593) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 3, 2011
Cask (Devonshire Arms, Cambridge)
6 Treacle aroma with maple too.
4 Ruby, almost black, tiny head.
7 Mellow roast, some toffee there.
4 Smooth body, carbonation low. Treacly in the finish.
13 Tasty stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18221) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2011
Cask at the Euston Tap. Dark brown with a foamy, white head. Good roasty nose, light coffee. Lightly sweet flavor, tobacco, dry roast, mild char and chalk. Light to medium in body with fine to average carbonation. Finishes mildly sweet with plenty of tobacco roast. Very nice.


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