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Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Stout
Shipley, England

bottled
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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StevieT (380) - AUSTRALIA - APR 8, 2014
Wow, such a bittersweet chocolate aroma, not overly sweet at all, the mild bitterness cut through it to make a very good beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (2964) - Radom, POLAND - SEP 22, 2013
Dobre i intensywnie pachnace piwo czekolada. Ciemne, geste i o ladnej brazowawej piance. W sam raz do puddingu lub innego czekoladowego deseru. Tresciwosc slodow czekoladowych oraz marris oter wspaniale wspolgraja i tworza jedna wielka czekoladowa calosc.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 18/20
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2010
Draught at Halifax beer fest 7/5/10. Very dark colour with beige head. Rich chocolate (surprise) and roasted malt aroma. Complex taste with chocolate, bitter malt and some vanilla. Bitter/sweet and balanced finish. Very smooth palate and very, very drinkable

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2010
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 07/08/2010 Big chocolate aroma. Creamy head. Black very smooth rich on the palate and fruity with a hint of dryness in a bitter chocolate finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
worldbeertaste (1548) - AUSTRIA - AUG 8, 2012
Dark brown but basically black with no tint. I mean its black with a nice lacy brown creamy lasting head. Smells of heavy roasted malt, chocolate, and vanilla. Its like smelling a kitkat bar. Full thin body. Sweet taste of chocolate, roasted malt with a slight bitter additive finish. Excellent sweetness and roast making it a solid Stout but the finish is done badly. Slightly chemical or grassy. Unsure. Nonetheless, yummy.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnar (4867) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2013
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger.Pours dark as Coke with a small head. Fantastic chocolate aroma, Willy Wonka woul be proud. Taste is also very filled with chocolate, not too sweet, more grainy, dry and full bodied with some nice hops at the finish. Almost unreal good beer, very good all over

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (2001) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2013
Fra flaske på Mandag i Annen (Cardinal), nov-13: hold på hatten, dette er flytende sjokosnop - bare mye bedre. Hvem trenger irish coffee etter et lite glass av dette? Dufter som dronnningsjokolade, og har en nydelig smak uten å være direkte søt. Lurer virkelig på hvordan de har fått til dette...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evilempire (132) - sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2008
cask at Harlequin, Sheffield brewed with chocolate, chocolate syrup and chocolate malt. Absolutely superb, smooth, roasty stout. almost black with slight ruby edge, pale long lasting head, massive chocolate aroma, leading to smooth dark chocolate taste while still retaining roasted barley flavour. aftertaste is pure chocolate

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (621) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle morrisons. Dark black colour tan white thin head decent lacing. Aroma is good, drinking choc powder. Taste is like a v good mocha well balanced with the bitterness of dark chocolate. Medium body medium carbonation. Very good stout ecspecialy not for a big stout fan.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Philym (692) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Appearance: Dark ruby/brown with cm thick tan head. Aroma: Chocolate, nutty and vanilla. Taste: Low/medium bitterness and sweetness, low sourness. Palate: Thick coarse texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering milk chocolate, vanilla finish. Comments: Very good and glass lace.


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