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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Dry Stout
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Nitro keg.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
knickskicks (725) - - JUL 24, 2012
Cask. Big roasted malts in nose and taste. Some coffee. Prominent dry oakiness. Really bitter finish for the style.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer (1069) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Aroma: toasted malts, coffee. Appearance: dark brown/black, medium, creamy beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters turn dry, intense toasted malts, medium body, long and dry finish. Overall: excellent Dry Stout, fantastic taste and palate. Pint at the Windsor Castle, Westminster.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (369) - - AUG 30, 2014
Nice creamy thick head. Extremely dark brown black. Caramel chocolatey aroma and a corresponding taste. Leaves a bitter throaty kick. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4682) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
On tap (nitro?) at Princess Louise, RBESG
Dark mahogany with a medium sized creamy tan head with lots of lacing (nitro?). Aroma of roasted malts, caramel and coffee. Flavors of roasted malts, chocolate with a dry finish
Nice

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2540) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Tap, dark pour, tan head, nose is coffee, taste is coffee, sweet, roasty, really nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4144) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
Draft - Dark roast and bittersweet chocolate. Jet black with a creamy beige head. Dark roast and some coffee with a bitter roast finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lukin (456) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
cask. Jet black with tan bubbly head. Heavy roasted coffee, earth, very creamy. Good stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (293) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Keg at the Cock, Great Portland Street 19/7/14. Bkack with a beige head. Aroma of burnt coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VRobertovich (27) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2014 Opaque, black beer, with a thick, creamy head. Thick and full-bodied, but a little grainy. Roast malts, with lots of coffee and chocolate, maybe some raisin, complemented by an earthy bitterness. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (1357) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2014
Cask old hall heckmondwike. Great black red colour beige head and lacing. Not much aroma. Taste is fruity chocolate roasted malts nice bitterness. Medium body. Good looking good tasting stout.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Spinner (4) - - MAR 19, 2014 does not count
Not a stout drinker normally but this was lovely, with distinct overtones of chocolate.


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