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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Dry Stout
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 200   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.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SilverfoX (215) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2014
chocolate, roasty (roasted chocolate?) aromas from a mahogany coloured muddy body massive white head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, very smooth bitter chocolate flavour with a little carbonation on the tongue, exceedingly good and better than i expected from this brewer!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3148) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Swietne wytrawne dry stout. Gozkie, palone czekoladowo kawowe. Wszystko to mocno intensywnie i pachnace i zwlaszcza w smaku. Kolor czarny jak smola, oleiste i ciezkie. Tresciwe i bardzo wytrawne. Kremowa konsystencja brazowawej piany, ktora jest spora oblepia szklo i jest sztywna jak ubita piana na ciasto w mikserze. finisz bogaty i bardzo, bardzo dlugi wyrazisty i wytrawny. Nic prawie nie mozna zarzucic temu piwu. Do tego fajna elegandzka etykieta stylizowana na stare piwo. Arcy tradycyjne jest to piwo, godne poleceniu.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jlebreta (15) - BRAZIL - JUN 1, 2013
Very creamy beer , with a beatiful taste. You can really find The taste of coffe ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stefano (1869) - Esbjerg, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2013
Pours black in black, with dark brown foam. Roasted coffe and chocolate aroma. Massive roasted aroma with chocolate, coffe and bitterness. Great beer indeed.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oelbas (149) - DENMARK - DEC 13, 2013
Meget mørk brun, næsten sort med et holdbart lysebrunt skum. Duften er diskret med ristet og brændt malt, lidt syrlig og kaffe. Smagen er tør, bitter med kaffenoter og en lang eftersmag, hvor bitterheden efterhånden bliver mere dominerende. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikkellund42 (537) - DENMARK - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours opaque brownish black with small white to light brown head. Aroma is sweet malt, roasted malt, caramel, sweet licorice, grain, straw and gravy. Taste is light to medium sweet, light bitter and faint sour. Body is smooth and creamy with soft carbonation. Finish is long and light sweet with notes of roasted malt, coffee, licorice, gravy, syrup, brown sugar, licorice mints and red berries cordial.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
danilh (4) - DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2014 Rigtig god stout med en dejlig choko og kaffe smag. Meget mørk med en tæt lille skumkrone

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sschwab (48) - London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle 26th Jan 14. Pours in an almost viscous way, with a yeasty looking head giving way to a wonderful espresso-like settle. A slightly underwhelming aroma but a fantastically complex and varied taste, with highly bitter, malty notes including coffee and nuts at different stages. The main palate of flavour isn’t too lingering, which is good for a bear this bold. Soft-flat level fizziness is also welcome, and there’s an oily-creamy feeling that hangs around which is lovely just before bed.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marcius (197) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - FEB 16, 2014
Appearance with black color and beige and high head of foam. Aroma of roasting (coffee, chocolate, etc..) In the mouth the roasted malt is strong, as well as its carbonation. An excellent double stout!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zztopt5 (9) - fonzaso, ITALY - JUL 7, 2014 does not count
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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