Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Stout
Reading, England


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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (12286) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 24, 2012
The beer is black with a thin khaki head. Smells of roasted malt and bitter baking chocolate. A bit of toffee and molasses with a mild coffee aroma and perhaps a hint of dark fruit. The flavor is lightly sweet, mostly from the dark fruit notes, which consists largely of prunes. Fairly heavy on the roasted malt with some coffee and a mild flavor of dark chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deano78 (1) - ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015 does not count
Purchased from Sainsburys nice dark roasted, chocolate, coffee brew with long bitter finish enjoyable drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4002) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 9, 2015
From a pint bottle shared at Ryan’s. Poursa clear cola with an ecru head. Sweet malty nsoe. Flavors of chocolate. Slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (353) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Very dark brown, with a small foamy light brown head. Aroma of dark malt and figs. Taste of roasted malt and licquorice with a hint of chocolate and a slightly nutty finish. A bit watery but tastes good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1874) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Cask draft at Khyber Pass. Dark brown pour. Soft tan foam. Roasted malts. Some chocolate, coffee and cigarettes. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBlueSky93 (351) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle from Sainsbury’s. Pours dark brown, can’t quite see through it, single finger off white, tan almost head. Aroma of Chocolate, Dark Fruits, Roasted Malts. Taste of dark chocolate, coffee, marshmallow, vanilla, dark fruits, malts, then a light smoky finish. lovely!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1708) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle that Justin shared - cheers! Dark reddish brown with a thin beige head. Roasted malt dominates with a little chocolate and smoke. OK stout, but rather thin and muted for the ABV.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SilverfoX (576) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Knowing this was a ridgeway beer i knew it would be bland and i wasnt disappointed in the slightest, smells like treacle looks like flat cola flavour of treacle very watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2595) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2014
4/13/2012. From bottle. Dark brown with a tan head. Chocolate, roasted malt and dark fruit aromas. Similar flavors leading to a light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (442) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 14, 2014
From 0,5l bottle, BBD: 25/01/16. Pours clear dark brown liquid, minimal tan head, Aroma: sweet, red fruits, orange peel, roasty, Taste: medium sweet, medium bitter, dry, roasty notes, smoked notes - sausage, red fruits, biscuits, fruity sweetness, Palate: medium body, oily texture, average carbonation, long bitter- roasty aftertaste. Overall: very good, very drinkable, roasty, smoked, fruity. Enjoyed. Could be well paired with food.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
christhoel (280) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Dark brown with red tinges and a small tan head. Chocolatey and slightly medicinal aroma with a hint of coffee. Fairly smooth taste with coffee, roasted malt and some plain chocolate notes. Not bad at all.

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