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Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Stout
Shipley, England

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask; Occasional. Also available bottled.
Chocolate malts, real chocolate and chocolate syrups make this stout a real chocolate bomb! SIBA Supreme Champion 2010


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
snzcujo (282) - - NOV 15, 2012
Tasted on tap @Mr Foleys, Leeds. Pours totally black, with a nice brownish head. Aroma is faint, but having a pleasant sweet chocolate note. Taste has lots of vanilla&chocolate, not so much of roasted tones and a bit tart in the end. Aftertaste is nice, solid chocolate tones with a proper bitterness. Proves its name. Recommended. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1019) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Aroma: heavy caramel and dark chocolate. Appearance: clear dark brown, average frothy, light brown head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: average-long, light bitter finish, medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, vanilla. Overall: excellent chocolate Stout, very nice palate. Pint at the GBBF 2014, Kensington.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (8107) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF. Cask. Very dark brown color, small beige head. Smell and taste malts, lots of vanilla, lots of dark chocolate, some sweetness, some bitterness, lightly smoke. Medium body and carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Superman75 (20) - - AUG 16, 2014
500 ml från systembolaget, väldigt mycket chokladsmak men annars ihålig i smaken

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nicke80 (115) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2014
50 cl bottle from systembolaget bs. Pours dark brown with quick disapearing head. Sweet aroma with roasted cocoa taste. Not very fullbodied. A bit on the watery side

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (2854) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Cask at the 2014 GBBF. Aroma is artificial powdered choc, drinking choc, some tart berry. Chocolate colour no head. Flavour is tart artificial choc tart dried fruit. Light palate. Too artificial .

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (3804) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Cask - Just like chocolate syrup from a bottle. Jet black with a thin beige head. Dark chocolate and some light sweetness, finishing bitter. If you really like chocolate.....

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
magpieken (47) - - AUG 10, 2014
500ml bottle. BB 08/17. Pours a very deep brown with a low brownish head which reduced to a collar, leaving a trace of lacing. Aroma of cocoa powder, roasted malt, some espresso and incense. Some light sweetness in a light to medium body is followed by the lingering roasted bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fluxing (275) - POLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Kolor czarny, nieprzejrzyste. Piana zostawia gruba warstwe i mocno oblepia szklo. W aromacie bardzo intensywna czekolada, lekka kawa, karmel, migdaly, lekko ziolowy i owocowy chmiel. W smaku wytrawne, gladkie, lekko kwasne, intensywnie palone, lekko mleczne. Goryczka niska, ziolowa, lekko lodygowa i owocowa. Wysycenie niskie, ledwie wyczuwalne.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5800) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle @ Michael. Pours dark brown with a small offwhite head. Aroma of sweet malt, light coffee, nice chocolate notes. Flavor is malty, coffee, little vanilla, sweet chocolate, light bitterness. Medium body, lively carbonation. 210614

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawthorne00 (2401) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2014
Bottle, 10C. Black with a modest beige head. Aroma of chocolate, brioche, spices. On the light side of medium bodied, lowish carbonation. Not all that sweet, certainly dominated by chocolate, really set off nicely with a spiced and slightly astringent bitter finish.


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