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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Stout
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StueyD (1405) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
A pitch black coloured beer with reddish tints and a thick café au lait coloured head. A rich roasted malt aroma, burnt sugar and bubblegum, nutty and espresso coffee. Medium dry mouthfeel. A mild roasted malt taste, bitter sweet, espresso coffee, dark chocolate, dark caramel, nutty, and a touch salty towards the end. The finish is long, bittersweet and continues the malty elements.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moravius (802) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 11, 2014
Flasche (50 cl) von Bierlieb, Berlin. - Pechschwarz, sortentypisch bescheidene Schaumbildung. - In der Nase bitterer Kakao, vage dunkle Frucht, etwas säuerlich. - Antrunk sehr schlank, fast dünn aber kräftig röstig-bitter mit Bitterkakao, Mokka, etwas Vanille. Kaum süß; feine fruchtige Säure. Sehr dünner Körper. Abgang trocken mit viel Röstmalzbittere, einem Hauch von Holzkohle und leicht erdig-holzigem englischen Hopfen, aber nicht allzu viel davon. - Sehr schlankes, röstmalzbetontes Stout. Süffig und voller Aromen, trotz seiner Dünne.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wvhoran (393) - Tasmania, - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. The aroma is roasted malt, milk chocolate, herbs. The flavour is bitter roasted malt, cocoa, a dry and bitter chocolate finish. Creamy texture, lively carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (3139) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown beer with a medium sized, tanned head on top. Aroma of chocolate, light roasty characters, coffee and molasses. Flavor is medium bitter, loads of coffee again with bitter chocolate touches. Nice, full bodied stout with a great drinkablitly and a nice easy going mouthfeel. Light bitter aftertaste. Very nice!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (1699) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle at baltic queen. Black color, brown head. Aroma is pleasant coffee, chocolate, vanilla and roasty. Taste is light roasty body, coffee, light chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mcbertola (111) - BRAZIL - OCT 31, 2014
Coloração bem escura quase preta. Espuma marrom escura e aroma forte e delicioso de café. Saborosa e agradável. Stout que dá para beber bem. Excelente ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scanovajr (659) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - OCT 30, 2014
Bottled. a dark brown beer with a creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee. Taste is malty, sweet caramel, roasted notes. dry and bitter finish. Smooth mouthfeel

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1681) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Pours black brown with tan head. Coffee, creamy stout with a burnt taste. Very good stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonnyConga (118) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle at home. Roasty aroma. Tastes of coffee, burnt roastiness and a dryish slightly bitter finish. I think I'm more of a sweet stout sort of person, this is tasty but perhaps a little burnt for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (686) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pour dark brown with minimum head. Aroma of burnt (smoked) malts,coffee, dark chocolate. Taste is burnt malts, coffee, chocolate, mild bitterness. Soft carbonation. Drinkable,


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