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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Dry Stout
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Bottle: Filtered.
This magnificent example of a classic double stout delivers a velvety-smooth palate of dry, burnt flavours - complemented by roast, cocoa and coffee notes. Black, creamy and delicious; it is a Shepherd Neame masterpiece.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jultsu (187) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Mustaa, niukkaasti vaahtoavaa. Stouttimainen tummahko tuoksu, liukas, raikas, paahteinen suuntuntuma, maltainen, kuivahko. Liukkaahko jälkimaku, kuiva. Stoutiksi sata kertaa parempaa kuin se perus Guinnes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4629) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2014
Appearance: Black color with a big frothy tan head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Rich coffee and some roasted malt.
Palate: Medium + body. Tad sweet and an ok bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. Dry ending.
Taste: Rich coffee, roasted and some chocolate .
Overall impression: Powerful and tasty stout.
Personal stats: Bottle Vinmonopolet nett order, Norway

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
EHSRanders (1780) - Tjele, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. Black colour with large creamy light brown mostly lasting head. Aroma is roasted malt and chocolate. Spicy dry flavor wit lots of chocolate. Bitter finish. Watery palate.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerkenstock (48) - - AUG 8, 2014
Drink cold (8-10°C) Eye: pours dark brownish-black colour with a small beige-brown head; molasses. Nose: coffee, roasted malts and dark fruits. Mouth: smoke, caramel, dark chocolate, roasted malts, maybe banana and dark dried fruits. Palate: toffee, coffee and roasted malts Overall: very good stout i’d prefer to a Guinness actually

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (454) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle - pours deep dark red, almost black, with a light brown foamy head. Light lacing and pretty good retention. Aroma of caramel, roast malt and some hints of vanilla. Taste is roasted malts, smoke, hints of vanilla and brown sugar and a medium lingering bitterness to finish. Medium body, medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1490) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle asda. Black thin tan head. Aroma is coffee. Taste is same slight choc peaty smoke decent bitter finish. Medium body. Decent stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonnyt (45) - USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle, pours almost black with big dark cream head. Smells of hops and burnt coffee. Taste is dark and bitter with a little creaminess. Finish medium length and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (633) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JUL 16, 2014
Clear dark brown, brown head Coffee, roasted malts, burned wood, light ashes, honey caramel sweetness Almost too much ashes and burned wood. Roasted malts. Woody aftertaste

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
visionthing (2792) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2014
50cl bottle in Tallinn. Pours clear mahogany with a lightly tanned head. Aroma of roasted malt with cocoa, coffee and hints of burnt wood. Moderate to medium sweet with balanced and lovely roasty flavours and a light bitterness in the finish. Quite delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zztopt5 (10) - fonzaso, ITALY - JUL 7, 2014
Ottimo il profumo. La tostatura è persistente piacevole perché non eccessiva. Buono il retrogusto. Nell’insieme è completa in tutte le sue componenti.


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