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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 898   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


Bricks' rating

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bricks (721) - Delaware, USA - DEC 1, 2012
A perfect "10" on aroma. Smelled like a chocolate cupcake. A bit thin, but an excellent, not overly powerful, chocolate taste. Loved it.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanEric (1122) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patersoi (47) - 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

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vipinvelp (2752) - 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)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (1678) - 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.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Austin_Ripper (42) - 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.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
King_Alex_II (520) - 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.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Knilas (19) - Sidney, Ohio, USA - JUN 15, 2015
I’ve fallen in love with this brew!! Just another example of Sam Smith excellence. From the look, aroma, mouthfeel, and taste...just extraordinary. If you’re a lover of chocolate, vanilla, and beer....you’re gonna love this! Pairs well with a cigar too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SinH4 (919) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Black color with beige head. Aroma is milk chocolate and some coffee. Taste is chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, vanilla. Not too sweet. Very easy to drink. Still quite light.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tapthis (164) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2015
poors a strong black color. Tastes and smells of a strong sweet chocolate. very sweet aftertastes.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BitchPls (633) - FINLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Cola black beer and dark beige head. Really lovely aroma of chocolate and coffee. Really nice flavor of chocolate and dark cherries. Medium bodied and easy to drink. Refreshing even. I love this one. Highly recommended.


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