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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Stout
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered
Originally launched at 4% abv, then reduced to 3.8%
Low abv bottled version for the Nordic market that is available in the UK via budget supermarkets such as Aldi, Lidl and Home Bargains.
A classic stout combining the flavours and characteristics of three coloured malts and additional roasted barley. Generously bittered with choicest East Kent hops.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4790) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2013
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee and liquorish. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee, liquorish and light chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ralphdot (1003) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2013
3.8% black with a good head, coffee and chocolate aroma, roasted malt and coffee taste, nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tampierre (929) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 28, 2013
Bottled ; Devon ; UK ; Malt,roasted,chocolate and nutty aroma ; Black color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with lighter bitter finish ; Medium body ; Pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2873) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2013
Dark red black with a lasting fine beige head. Notes of blackcurrant, strawberry and faintly of treacle. Initially thin body fills out with roasted and burnt bitter malt, hints of plum and liquorice, the burnt bitterness lasting into the aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Deu (863) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAR 29, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2013 500ml bottle in Dublin. Black colour with a small head. Aroma of coffee. Strong taste of coffee. Medium body. Nice stout but maybe a bit strong for some people. Y

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
olio (6881) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 20, 2013
50 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110416.
Pours dark red color with a small head. Aroma of dark fruits, some caramel malts and mild chocolate. Flavor of dry chocolate, mild roasted malts and dark fruits. Lots of off-flavors and very unbalanced, probably contaminated.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14258) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2013
Bottle @ Odense Smagning, 1st Gathering Janaur 2013. 4%. Pours dark brown nearly black with a small beige foam.Chocolate, vague roast and caramel. Medium bodied. A bit thin . .

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11421) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2013
RB Odense January tasting. Near black with a lasting tan head. Malty aroma with roasted notes of licorice and chocolate. Sweetish roasted and mild fruity flavour

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (16798) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Clear darm amber - red beer. Light pale tan head. Light dry palate. Mild lacto and tangy malt. Light dry finish. A bit too light (double stout??) but okay.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (12964) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2012, London. Pours clear, red-brown with a creamy, white foam head. Moderate lactic chocolate nose, cocoa. Light sweet flavor with dark toast, faint rubber, dusty cocoa. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Dry finish with more dusty cocoa, some minerals, coal, some dry soil. Not bad.


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