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Brewed by Partizan
Style: Foreign Stout
London, England

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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Bottled; Regular.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2453) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with small light tan head. Aroma of sweet milk chocolate, bitter chocolate, biscuit and fresh coffee. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of bitter chocolate and biscuit. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Really nice stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3028) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2013
33cl bottle from the brewery. It pours a dark brown almost black colour with a thin beige head. Some alcohol lacing on the side of the glass. A ring of foam lasts long on the sides. Aroma is is intense and very much coffee forward. Then also roasted malts and bitter woody notes come through. Taste is much similar with a tad of initial sweetness which turns in a bit of tartness to then close with a long longering biterness. Lots of rosted coffee notes with cocoa as well. Light alcohol hints. Mouthfeel is quite good qith nice carbonation. Overall, definitely a winner and quite impressive.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2861) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2013
330ml bottle. Pours jet black with a medium head. Aroma is coffee, Bovril and a little vanilla. Taste has coffee to start and a beefy finish. Some sweet touches.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9946) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2013
Bottle at the Cask, Pimlico - 11/01/13. FES - Foreign Extra Stout. Mid black with a tan head that clears to a film and bubbles. Nose carries dark roast malts, dark fruits, sugars, light soap, hint of smoke. Taste comprises roast malts, chocolate, a little coffee, liqourice, sugars. Full bodied with light carbonation leading to a dry finish. Excellent stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dommod2011 (702) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2013
Are you a partisan? Or is it a case of time and energy? I have little of either but I’d like to think if the need arose, I’d join the International Brigade. But I probably wouldn’t. I’m no George Orwell, as you can tell from this review. Nice coffee hit. This is a beauty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (4904) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2013
Bottle at Craft Beer Brixton. Black with a dense, creamy light brown head. Acidic and roasted coffee nose. Roasted flavours as well as hints of chocolate. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
2nd January 2013
Craft Clerkenwell. Bottle shared withSudsMcDuff. Opaque dark brown beer, tiny tan head. Softish palate, slightly dry. Rich dark malt, a modicum of chocolate and coffee. Tangy dark fruits. Smooth finish. Really nice well balanced and drinkable Impy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2013
This is quite brilliant.2 beers of very high quality from Partizan. Superb balance, not overpowering alcohol, sweet and bitter with gently strong choc and coffee flowing through. Quality.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle at Craft Beer Co, London. Pitch black beer with a nice lasting brownish head. Malty chocolate aroma, licorice, soot, dark chocolate, roasted, ash, raisins, figs, vanilla notes, peat, dark bread, some cocoa powder. Roasted malt flavor, caramel, chocolate, cocoa powder, ash, creamy, dark bread, figs, a bit vinous. Not as powerful as the Pale ale, but still a good effort.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2012
A Mes rate. Bottle kindly given to me by Andy at my birthday bash. For those who don’t know, Partizan is the next big thing. As a first couple of brews, this and the Sauvin IPA set an extremely high benchmark. This is an exceptional stout. It looks gorgeous for a start. Black as a vicar’s sock (thanks Haddonsman) with a glorious tan foamy bonce. It looks like it means business... And it needs me to help by drinking it. Proper chocolate and coffee dessert on the snout with just a lick of naughty boozy character. Stunning, ballsy malt and big coffee in the mouth with a dark underlying chocolate base. Loads of depth to the blackness. But it’s not all malt. There’s a good lick of hops in here. It balances out just about spot on to me. The finish is good coffee bitterness and a lingering hint of alcohol that reminds you that however smooth and drinkable this is, it’s not fucking around. A couple of these down me and I’d be convinced it’s a good idea to get completely smashed. Nice one Andy. Oh, the mouthfeel is pretty much perfect too. Silky smooth and effortless to drink. Awesome. And dangerous. Love it.


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