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Style: Stout
Bury, England

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Cask; Regular.
A true representation of the beer style, Thick, jet black, bitter, with liquorice and strong roast flavours in the finish.


4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2011
On cask at Cloisters. A black beer with a thick tan head. Aroma of roasty malt, chocolate and caramel. Nicely bitter with similar flavours and a long bitter, roasted malt linger. Mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Very nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
greenmanalishi (468) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2011
Very good stuff. Tobacco-ish, dry-roasted, dry, bit of nut, coffee, little oily in texture (would have preferred something thicker/creamier so this was a slight down mark) but a very good, and robust all-round stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2011
On cask (handpump) at Great British Beer Festival, day 3 on 6 August 2009. Very dark brown. Slightly oily consistency. Very dry. Lots of chocolate. Perhaps not quite outstanding but very good indeed.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 6, 2010
Loose head. Some nice roast but rather predictable on the nose. Very tingly and bitter. I quite like it for the drinkabilty. Something of a dark IPA to it. Green and tingly.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty bitter chocolate flavor with some hints of coffee. Has a roasted malty bitter chocolate finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear dark brown color with a average, fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, dark roasted, burnt, licorice, coffee notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090806]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11056) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2009
¨Black with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity with roasted malt. Dry and very roasted flavour, lasting long in the aftertaste. A little simple and one dimensional.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2009
Cask Stillage at Edgeley Park, Stockport 29/05/2009 Fruit and roast aromas. Small beige head. Dark coloured and rich on the palate with some alcohol present. Fruity and hoppy. A little dryness in a very bitter lasting roast finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2009
Cask@GBBF2009 (thanks Pat for helping me work out what this one was as it didnt have a name beside it... but from the ones i had round it and what i ticked off + your comment im 100% sure its this one :-} ) ... Deep red brown ... sweet cherry roast malt nose ... soft and gentle ...deep fruits ... cherry and plum ... lots of roast malts ... little smoke.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6065) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2009
(Cask at GBBF, London Earl’s Court, 6 Aug 2009) Dark brown colour, almost black. Frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of dried fruit, liquorice and chocolate. Malty, roasted taste with chocolate, liquorice, coffee and a generous coffee bitterness. Full body, thick mouthfeel. Fairly sweet. Very nice stout. Possibly not outstanding, but at least excellent.


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