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Brewed by Redchurch
Style: Stout
Bethnal Green, England

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich and chocolatey A proper imperial stout brewed with chocolate & caramel malts, and dark roasted barley. The flavour is immediately rich and chocolatey, giving way to espresso notes. It finishes with a great waft of citrus from a generous blend of our favourite hops.


andrepintado's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (2674) - Lisbon, - JAN 21, 2013
33cl bottle. Dark color with brownish head. Medium carbonation. High bitterness. Quite high hop aroma. Interesting!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (642) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2016
Bottle at home (bb 01/09/16). Pours black with a large beige head. Lots of carbonation. Aroma of red fruits, citrus, light hops, underlying roasted malts, coffee, and dark chocolate. Taste is moderate bitter, light sweet, red fruits, citrus, hard roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, dry finish, long hoppy hard roasted bitter aftertaste. Not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
6bottlepack (150) - Devon, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2016
Bottle from Hops & Crafts Exeter, pour black with a thick dark beige head, aroma of chocolate,roasted malt,feint cappuccino ,plus fruity notes. Taste is rich & satisfying roast malt,coffee ,chocolate some citrus hop , medium bodied & smooth ,good mouth feel , the finish is dry ,bitter wth more roast malt ,coffee ,chocolate & fruit. Well made a really good solid proper stout!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7354) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 9, 2016
Half pint at Drygate pours a murky black with a ring of khaki head. Nose has molasses, licorice, cakey, chocolate, malt, toast. Flavor is very nice, molasses, coffee and chocolate. Dry finish. Straight up stout. Well done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
I_LUV_BEER (172) - - MAY 11, 2016
Served in a snifter from a 330ml bottle. Pours almost black opaque colour with a tan long lasting head, leaving plenty of lacing in the glass. Aroma is roasted citrus hops, dark malts, molasses, smoke and coffee. Taste is quite dry, with notes of wood, burnt coffee and molasses, pine resin and a touch of roasted malts, finishing off with long lasting medium pine bitterness. Medium body with soft carbonation. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
R4N5H (756) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2016
33cl bottle from de Bierkoning, Amsterdam and poured into a snifter on 05-May-2016. Dark brown, almost black in colour with a healthy beige coloured head. Hoppy sweet aroma. Full body and medium carbonation. Bitter taste - cocoa and coffee, but overwhelmed a little by the sweetness of the caramel malt and citrus fruits. creamy mouthfeel, and a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steven_B (114) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2016
Draft. Poured a deep black with a medium sized tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate and smalll coffee notes. Flavour is slightly sweet and bitter with the chocolate, caramel, coffee and roasted malts coming through.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (3356) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is dark malt, chocolate, Brett funk (infection?), fruity hops, citrus, some coffee. Flavour is moderate sweet and above moderate bitter. Body is medium. Probably infected, judging by the other ratings. May have to rerate one day. Still tasty though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Parmenion777 (136) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2016
Pours a dark brownish black colour with a medium light brown head. A coffee and chocolate aroma in the main but also some fruit tones present. Roasted malt sweetness, coffee and chocolate taste and a nice dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (2759) - SPAIN - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ The Beer Garden Store, Madrid, España. A: Black / Negro. T/S: Roasted malt, sweet, chocolate, slightly bitter / Malta tostada, dulce, chocolate, ligeramente amargo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (3980) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2016
Bottle. Black pour, creamy head. Aroma of sweet sugary yeast, funk and roasted malt. Flavor of creamy chocolate, yeast, red fruit, mild tart, roast and a funky finish. Don’t know whether the funk was intended, but it’s nice.


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