Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 1061   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle: Filtered
Ingredients: Water; Organic malted barley; Organic cane sugar; Yeast; Organic hops; Organic cocoa extract; Carbon dioxide
Brewed with well water (the original well, sunk in 1758, is still in use with the hard well water being drawn from 85 feet underground), the gently roasted organic cocoa extract impart a delicious, smooth and creamy character, with inviting deep flavours and a delightful finish - this is a marriage of satisfying stout and luxurious chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
colui72 (564) - HONG KONG - OCT 16, 2015
Delicious is the word for this! Dark brown/black pour with thin beige head. Aroma is dark malts and chocolate. Chocolate dominates its taste. Like a huge pour of fudge in a stout. Oh lord! Beautiful. Smooth, creamy, sweet and can’ t get ever enough! Gorgeous brew!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hvanderveen (1) - - OCT 15, 2015 does not count
Best chocolate stout ever. Smooth and low in calories. Can be hard to find. Carried at cost plus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CurbDog (110) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2015
Big beautiful fluffy persistent airy mocha coloured head. Deep dark brown. Powdered chocolate, milk chocolate aroma. Rich cocoa flavour, dark fruit, very low roast, sweet, almost like a milk stout. Med-full body, med carbonation. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kennybates (12) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Sweet mother of Neptune... THIS is one delicious brew. Chocolate aroma, chocolate flavor, smooth as all Billy Get Out, and how I wish I’d purchased more than one bottle of this glorious stout. I’ll be back for more. Bank on it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shanebrews (274) - Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2015
This beer is almost syrup. The aroma is thick with the cocoa, as is the flavor. The pour is dark and creamy with soft carbonation. The taste is chocolate and yet still beer - more chocolate than Young’s. The beer is very smooth and not bad, but a bit sweeter than I like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (5405) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 1, 2015
355ml bottle. Almost pitch black color. Tiny size, fizzy head, stays as a ring. Sweet, massive chocolate, cake, some biscuits in aroma. Sweet, chocolate, biscuits, spicy hops in taste. Pure sweet chocolate cake in aftertaste. Fizzy carbonation. Yummy brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Quick3Beers (781) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Pours a dark brown-black from a bottle. Aroma of chocolate biscuits, flavor of chocolate ice cream, or cooled down chocolate chaud. Pretty big mouth feel for a sweet stout, which I find usually horribly thin. Very good beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
cokolwiek11 (300) - POLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Brownish black beer, minimal head. Aroma: strong sweet cane sugar, milk chocolate. Really sweet aroma. Reminds me of rum. Taste: again medium to high sweetness, a lot of cocoa, milk chocolate, cane sugar. Rum with chocolate on finish. Palate: kinda watery, low body, alcohol on finish (definitly rum in aftertaste). Overall: I like aroma and taste alot, but palate and this alcoholy finish...

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
theshaftyguy (8) - Gainesville, Georgia, USA - SEP 25, 2015 does not count
Love this beer. In my opinion, it’s the best Chocolate Stout on the market! Check out my review of this beer on my YouTube Channel Below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pPDLbuE

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiddleBrau (1094) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with dense tan starting head. Chocolate is acute in the nose. Palate is very comfortable. Flavor is like a chocolate bar. This is one of the cleanest chocolate profile I’ve had. Chocolate does mellow but sweetness sticks around as palate gets accustomed to flavor. Just makes it better.

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