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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Dry Stout
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
charlotte (4176) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle.Dark Brown colour with beige head.Aroma of rosted caramel and dark coffee with cream,feels smooth with hint of cocoa and chocolate,well balanced and mild finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1141) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
500 mL bottle from Tesco into a pint glass. Black with a transient chocolate brown head. Nice burnt chocolate malt aroma, quite subtle. Dry, heavily roasted, yet quite smooth. Hint of coffee as well. A surprisingly good drop from Shepherd Neame.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (751) - Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2014
Pours black with a brown head. Roasted malt smell with a hint of hops and chocolate. Taste is chocolate with coffee bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fampudia (41) - BRAZIL - APR 19, 2014
Forte.. Gosto amargo escura estilo stout... Vale muito a pena... Forte mas Diferente.... -

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 16, 2014
Deep Black with a small off-white head that keeps a lacing just for while. Aroma is roasted malt and coffee. Flavor is like aroma with more bitterness sense. Light to medium carbonation and medium body with a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tarmopr (10) - - APR 4, 2014
Smells chocolate and bit hops. Great thick head. Tastes bitter and coffee, bit chocolate. Dry and lingering mouthfeel. Good old English Stout :) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6179) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2014
Medium beige head. Clear dark brownish red body. Earthy soy sauce aroma with roasty sooty notes. Dry roasty sooty soy sauce taste with chocolatey earthy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry roasty earthy licorice aftertaste with mineraly honey notes. Excellent! Subtle, full of flavour, and highly drinkable. (0.5l bottle, wine monopoly web order.)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grumbo (562) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle at the East India Arms, Fenchurch St, London. Shepherd Neame pub. Black in colour with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted chocolate, coffee and hops. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, rich, slightly dry finish and rather good overall...

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ospi (1) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 22, 2014 does not count
Nice black stout with small head. Sweet malty smell. Bitter long-lasting aftertaste. Too much iron, tested on skin. What a shame!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer4000 (4440) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2014
500 ml bottle. Clear, dark brown almost black body with a small beige head. Pleasant aroma of dark, moderate roasted malt, hint of coffee, liquorice and some dry fruit. Flavor is sweet, moderate roasted dark malt, some bitterness and a hint of coffee. Well balanced body and average in aftertaste. A nice, classic dry stout.


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