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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Dry Stout
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Pasteurised bottle.
NOTE: The cask version has a separate listing. In November 2012 a new 5.2% bottled version was introduced. This will be a different entry on RateBeer - please do NOT place any ratings for that version under this entry.
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
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2012

Bottle 500ml. clear glass @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.

Clear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, butter. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, roasted, burnt, chocolate malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120804]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2011
50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malty and breadish. Dark roasted and slight liqourice. Lingering dark roasted and bitter. Dark roasted malty finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2011
Bottled. A deep red beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of butterscotch, malt, roasted malt, and nuts. The flavor is sweet with notes of nuts, roasted malt, and wood, leading to dry roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2011
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of oh6gdx. Pours black with a warm tint of red with a beige head. Sweet hard roast nose. Light body, hard roast malt, some molasses and dark fruit before a dry malt bitter finish. Well made. 230511

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 20, 2011
Bottled (from K Citymarket Kivihaka, Vaasa). Very deep ambery brown colour with a mediumsized beige head, that leaves nice lace. Aroma is beautiful toffee, roasted notes, mild dark fruityness as well as some coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, some sweet dark fruityness, chocolate, coffee and also some quite bittery notes. Quite strong coffeeish and chocolaty notes in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19658) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and grain. Light roasted flavour of caramel, hay, grain and dark chocolate. Roasted finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - 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 . .

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (13360) - , 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (11917) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2011
Bottled 500ml (K-Isolinna, BBE 02/2012)
Dark brown-ruby color, good creamy brown head. Cocoa and toasted malts in the aroma. Quite light body. Front is toasted malty with cold coffee and some chocolate. Then finish has quite decent amount of hops. Short toasted-bitter aftertaste. Feels a bit empty although is quite nicely hopped.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (10779) - 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


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