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Outstanding Stout (Cask)

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Brewed by Outstanding
Style: Stout
Bury, England

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A true representation of the beer style, Thick, jet black, bitter, with liquorice and strong roast flavours in the finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MayumiH (705) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Cask at London Drinker Beer Festival. Liquorice, dark fruit. Nice blend of hops and roasted malts. Dry and piney. Quite enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3809) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2016 Cask at London Drinker 2016, black with a white crema, nose is coffee with a hint of red fruit. Dry and roasty, with a fruity sweet edge. Burnt liquorice and faintly cocoa finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2015
Cask at Railway, Portwood, Stockport. Pours black brown with a tan head. Nice bitter roast, coffee kick, a tad thin. Good stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (7627) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2015
Cask conditioned at the Lime Kiln, Bristol 4/6/2015. Jet black in colour, with a creamy, tan, head. Plenty of chocolate, liquorice, and some roasted malts in the finish. Very good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (7626) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Cask @ Ashton Arms, Oldham. Black with a thick creamy off-white head. Has a slightly soapy roasted malt aroma and taste affecting its flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (5298) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Gravity cask at Twickenham Beer Festival. Black, big bubbly tan head. Aroma is light, some ’juicy fruit’ chewing gum. Body is medium, smooth, slightly foamy. Taste is twiggy, a little butter and toffee, lemon rind and straw hop. Very drinkable. Good. Best beer on the day.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2413) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 9, 2014
Gravity pour at Beer Rebellion, Gipsy Hill (08/06/14). Pours a dark brown/black with a tan head. Aroma is coffee with a hint of dark choc. Medium body, light carbonation. Light coffee, light toffee, lemon, a little soy sauce, some gassiness. OK.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1815) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Pours a black colour, taste is of roasted malts and has a pronounced bitterness to it, good

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tombyars (1556) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Tasted this stout at the Troon Beer Festival in October 2013. Cask, gravity dispense. Dull black in colour with a thin buff head. Distinct aroma of mocha coffee in the long aroma. Thin oily mouthfeel and poor lacing. Dark malt complex gives a chocolate sponge base with notes of black coffee, liquorice and roast grain. There is a hint of dusty hop flowers in the aftertaste but this is short in intensity. Finish is malty with dry liquorice flavours dominating the palate. Not as complex nor full bodied as I would like for 5.5% but a decent enough stout none the less.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fin (9159) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2013
Cask, gravity, Merton Winter Beer Festival Feb 2013 w/e of Friday 15th, Saturday 16th February 2013 Pours black with a tan head, in fact this looked quite superb in the glass. Tastes was pure indulgence, roasty and with a gentle seam of bitterness, but complimented well by a big dollop of chocolate or more particularly milk chocolate and then a little powdery good quality cocoa, a little dry towards the end, this is one excellent stout and my beer of the festival. A7 A5 T9 P4 Ov17 4.2


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