Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 962   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jyrsa (279) - - JUL 9, 2015
Pours black with a medium brownish head. Chocolate, vanilla, caramel and brownie. Sweet, smooth and very much a liquid chocolate cake or brownie.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
namu (13) - - JUL 5, 2015
Rich smooth taste, very little after taste. dark beer with tan head, Would make a great dinner or after dinner drink

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stoutchap (421) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2015
A great stout. Pours dark chocolate brown with a thick tan head. Light roasty nose. Smooth thick palate. Chocolate and roasted malt on the tongue. Slight coffee finish. Nice after dinner stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikkellund42 (675) - DENMARK - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle at "The new cat pub". Pours opaque black with medium white head. Aroma is malt, chocolate, intense vanilla, toffee, butterscotch and mint. Taste is very sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is creamy with mild carbonation. Finish is long and mostly sweet with notes of malt, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, soy sauce and gravy. Very sweet and intense vanilla/chocolate flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanEric (1136) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2015
Dark brown to black clour, minimal head, low carbonation. Aroma has cacao, dark malts. Taste is full of chocolate, sweet, and bitterness all around. Nice and special. Full body, medium finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patersoi (84) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2015
Pours dark brown with a creamy cappuccino head that unfortunately dissipates quickly. Chocolate dominates the bouquet and punches you in the face when you take that first sip. Like a McDonald's chocolate thickshake, this is one to savour. Long lingering chocolate mousse finish. Sensational. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vipinvelp (3160) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2015
Slow settling dark brown dark chocolate milk, brown lacing lasting foam. Chcolate aroma all over, bitter chocolate taste. Lasting long. Great beer. (Velp 201506)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (2146) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle at Congress, Longton. Pours black brown with a tan head. Very chocolatey which shouldn’t a criticism in a chocolate stout but it is quite overpowering to me. Decent enough.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Austin_Ripper (66) - Iowa, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Smells like chocolate, pours a dark brown, with a tan head. Tastes like chocolate and cream. Simply amazing, if you see this beer, buy it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
King_Alex_II (791) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Blackish ruby color with thin fine pored beige foam. The smell is absolutely incredible. Creamy milk chocolate with a hint of liquor. Not too heavy, almost a bit watery. Very creamy, foamy chocolate taste. Smooth mouth feeling. Very nice beer.

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