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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1006   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4726) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Black color with a medium head. Aroma of milk chocolate. Chocolate and port-like flavor. Light lactose sweetness. Very full bodied.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansvf (504) - - FEB 14, 2016
Ruikt ook naar toffee. Wel mooi! Grappig, weer best fris voor een stout. Lekker eigenlijk!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (2347) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2016
Roodbruine, bijna zwarte kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoetig, chocolade mout, vanille koffie. Smaakt zoetig, vanille, toffee, chocolade, beetje dun.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Abijen (2258) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2016
Ruby donker rood bier met een goede getinte schuim kraag. Ruikt fruitig, chocolade, geroosterd, toffee, caramel. Smaakt zoet, toffee, caramel, chocolade en geroosterd.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Block (1920) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - FEB 12, 2016
Black pour with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, caramel, chocolate. Not too roasted. Lots of chocolate in the flavor. Pretty nice.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
M_Sack (553) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Deep black, mocha head. Huge, rich dark chocolate aroma, with a hint of timber and spicy back note hops. Rich dark chocolate flavour, sweet throughout mid to end palate and earthy hops finishing off the beer. Terrifically smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cenzura (435) - Warsaw, POLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Aroma: milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malts, cookies and vanilla. Taste: belgian chocolate, brown sugar, lot of cocoa, Really smooth and drinkable. Medium head, average lacing and medium carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
szymonskc (256) - Skórcz, POLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Intensywny zapach słodkiej czekolady, kakao, pralinki, świetny aromat. Barwa ciemnobrunatna, miedziane przebłyski pod światło. Piana obfita, średniopęcherzykowa, po chwili opada do cienkiej warstwy, która pozostaje do końca. W smaku czekoladowa słodycz, kakao, a mimo to jest bardzo pijalne, średnio treściwe. Niska, przyjemna, lekko kwaskowa goryczka, niskie wysycenie. Chociaż brakuje tutaj paloności typowej dla Stout’a, piwo świetne.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamP01 (648) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 2, 2016
Pours a dark brown with a medium light brown head. Aroma and Taste is of sweet milk chocolate, some light roasted dark chocolate malt and some notes of vanilla, light bitterness from the roasted malt. A medium bodied brew with some light stickiness on the lips, carbonation is a bit much. Finish is light roasted dark malt, some notes of vanilla and a lingering sweet milk chocolate aftertaste. Not my first choice for a chocolate stout but still good a drinking stout

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ston3s42 (135) - - JAN 30, 2016
Quite black appearance with little head. Tastes of milk chocolate, cocoa, vanilla and some citrus and banana. Medium, creamy body, just a bit too carbonated, and a finish of chocolate. Not that chocolaty, and feels slightly synthetic

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1222) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - JAN 29, 2016
Bottle 50 cl. Black with a nice foamy head. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate and roasted malt. Light bitter, medium sweet with a soft vanilla ending.


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