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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Stout
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 296   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.


hens' rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hens (701) - Tallinn, Estonia, - APR 25, 2013
0,5L bottle. Tofee hops aroma. Bitter coffee bean to be remembered. Unusual taste for me. Interesting cappuccino, dark chocolate. Bitter end lasting few moment. Nice one.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
dita (4) - LATVIA - JUL 30, 2015 does not count
Bottled. Taste of roasted black bread, dark chocolate, coffee. Light bitter. Tastes like really classic stout. Nothing interesting, but in a good way.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emandkey (16) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUL 27, 2015
Very dark brown / black beer, with small brown head. Not for long lasting soft carbonation. Aroma of chocolate, toasted malt, and roasted coffee beans. Strong bitter in the end. Taste samiliar with aroma - dark chocolate and roasted coffee beans.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
austejaph (14) - LITHUANIA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottled. Looks black, head is smooth and light brown. Slightly visible fizz. Smell is strong and mature - roasted bread and coffee and dark chocolate notes. Taste reminds hardly roasted coffee. Palate is felt on the roof of the mouth, also on the root of the tongue. Texture is thick is oily.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HerrBierkoenig (579) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 26, 2015
From 0,5l bottle, BBD: Jan 2106 Pours dark clear brown liquid, small brown creamy head, Aroma: roasted notes, quite intensive, bit of dark chocolate and red fruits, but not very harmonic, rather simple, fine, but could be better. Taste: medium sweet, medium bitter, light to medium sour, roasted espresso notes, chocolate, Palate: light to medium body (bit watery), average carbonation, slick to creamy mouthfeel, long roasty acid aftertaste, Overall: fine, but too watery, not enough complexe.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (5490) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2015
light toasted and chocolate aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, bitter, long finish,

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (7595) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2015
Dark brown almost black. Has an off-white head, medium duration. Clear roasted aroma, some sweet malts too, dark notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElDesmadre (2279) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Robust, full, intense and yet sessionable beer. Light roasted tart, strong, chocolaty bitterness, lots of dark chocolate, cocoa and roast in the flavour. Light notes of pale malt, coffee and earth. Creamy mouthfeel. Awesome, classic stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1669) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2015
Bottled. Pours black with a huge brown head. Smells and tastes soy, dark chocolate, roasted malt with a mild bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Manslow (379) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 14, 2015
Butelka 0,5l. Kolor prawie czarny, piana jasnobrązowa, drobnopęcherzykowa długo pozostaje..Aromat czekoladowo kawowy. W smaku kawa, raczej wytrawne, przyjemne w piciu.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
_angst_ (3544) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle @ City Pub during RBScSG. Pours blackish brown with a big frothy beige head that leaves lots of sticky lacing and trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is malty with dark bread, caramel, coffee, dark chocolate, hay and soil. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty. Mouthfeel is soft, round, velvety and medium bodied. Finish is tiny sweet and bitter with roasted malts, dark bread, toasted cereal, coffee, chocolate, moist soil and hints of iron. Solid stout I guess.


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