Brewed by Sadlerís
Style: Foreign Stout
Stourbridge, England


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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Cask and bottle conditioned; Regular.
Brewed with raw cocoa, vanilla pods, flaked oats, wheat and a complex blend of beautifully dark malts.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beersiveknown (3524) - NORTHERN IRELAND - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle at home from home bargains
Dark brown, fluffy tan head. Metallic nose, thick, full bodied, low carbonation, more iron and slight choc...drain pour

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike_77 (3567) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2013
The aroma has some dried fruit, especially raisin. Also some wood. Flavour is quite sweet with some vinous, dry, wood too. Background hint of chocolately malt. Lacks roasty bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Connor66 (49) - - DEC 14, 2013
I love this beer, it is all I want deep black colour is matched by itís taste and smell. The head vanishes quick but thatís of little consequence. Bought a number of these from B&M hope they get some more in

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rauchbier (3639) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle from Home Bargains, Scunthorpe. Jet black, thin but lasting off white head and good condition. Roasted coffee, some red berry notes and a low liquorice sweetness in the nose, full bodied in the mouth initially but quickly thinning and becoming dry, mostly bitter roasted notes and a gentle fruitiness although at the back there is a slight vanilla note and a suggestion of coconut, mostly roasted bitterness and a lingering berry fruitiness in the finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bjakk (425) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - DEC 1, 2013
Red clear, thick rough foam that lasts. Light aroma of malted caramel, Vanilla. Light bitter taste, sweet, light burned bitterness in the aftertaste. Medium body a bit watery. Disapointment

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2740) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle from Home Bargains, Washington. This is a very dark brown beer with milk chocolate and red fruity flavours, slight roasted coffee notes and more chocolate on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shoestring (293) - larkhall, SCOTLAND - NOV 23, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2013 If a beer looks better then ive yet to see it. Black black black with slightest ruby tinge when held against light. Thick chocolate with faint vanilla cream in mouth. Impressive. Not too much aroma. Head thick for couple of minutes then slight lacing..thinner in mouth than expected from look and the abv. Nice one. Oily feel left in mouth. Cracker

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
ralphdot (1003) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2013
6.6% black colour with a good head, roast malt aroma, sweet mild roast malt taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ReV2 (159) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
Another stout which blurs the boundaries between porter. Smooth with a taste of milk chocolate, quite thin for its strength but very drinkable. Not much of an aftertaste, a little light on hops and not much of that roasted coffee bean flavour often associated with stout. As a stout it losses points, as a porter it gains them back plus a few more. Would I rush to have another? I just did.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martin243 (819) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle from B&M, Chester-Le-Street, poured into a 1/2 pint chalice. Deepest red-brown with a tan head. Aroma of bourbon vanilla ice cream. Considering the blurb, I was expecting some quite prominent and challenging flavours. Instead, I found it to be quite smooth an creamy in a favourite blanket sort of way. Comforting beer anyone?

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