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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (1566) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Aroma: Burnt toast, charcoal, dark chocolate, liquorice, plum and salted caramel.

Appearance: Black body with a thin beige head. Light lacing marks.

Taste: Similar to the aroma but with more coffee and a blackcurrant finish. Very bitter and roasted with virtually no hint of the high alcohol content.

Palate: Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft carbonation prickle.

Overall: A lovely, roasted Foreign Stout. This bottle was 8.7% ABV.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (7364) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 14, 2013
330 ml bottle. G 000-001. Bottled on 29/11/2012. BB 29/11/2015. Courtesy of VastActiv. Ta!
Pitch black colour with a tiny dark tan head. Roasted malt, coffee and mild hoppy bitterness in the aroma. Very roasted malty flavour with coffee. There’s no hoppiness in the flavour. Very dark and roasted. Too roasted for me.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
imdownthepub (10646) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2013
Bottled, 330ml from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Black with tan head. What a wonderful aroma on opening, rich dark chocolate and roasty malts. Sleek pour, quite big on the palate with coffee husk and liquorice, very darkly roasted malt. A bobby dazzler.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (4785) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2013
(Bottle, 0.33 l, courtesy of VastActive, 20130713) The beer poured black. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had roasted malts, liquorice, coffee and dark chocolate. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were liquorice, coffee, ash, roasted malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was roasty and bitter. A good strong stout.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6309) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2013
Small beige head quickly disappears. Opaque black body. Roasty licorice aroma with spicy milky earthy notes. Dry-sweet chocolatey licorice and wood taste with earthy spicy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, smooth mouthfeel. Dryish chocolatey spicy wooden aftertaste with roasted rice and grain notes. Lovely, delicate, vivid, highly drinkable. (0.33l bottle, from House of Trembling Madness, York.)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9594) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 21, 2013
330ml bottle - shared by VastActiv - thanks!
Very nice smooth soft coffee aroma. A bit messy in the taste. Sticky and mashy. Too burnt. Nice espresso finish, though. One dimensional, and as such quite uninteresting. Some ashiness later.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (2370) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle. Black beer with medium off white head. Aroma of chocolate and a touch of lactose. Taste is burnt ash, chocolate, some dark fruits and some earth. medium bodied and a touch oily. I felt the burnt taste was too overpowering. I was a bit disappointed in this one. It was good but I was expecting a lot more.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (3072) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 13, 2013
Bottle 0.33l (via alesbymail). Colour is black with small brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Chocolate, coffee, hops and roasted malts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (3238) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 26, 2013
Bottle at home from trafalgar wines, Brighton.
Dark russet tinged brown with lacing of offwhite head. Coffee, dark chocolate, touch of tobacco. Full bodied, light carbonation, toasty malt, roast barley, dry, some burnt malt, ash.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle from AlesByMail.co.uk. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, lactose sugar, chocolate, coffee, licorice and hops.


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