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Bottle and keg: Filtered; Cask: Unfiltered.
Introduced August 1993.
Ingredients: British pale ale malt; Crystal, Chocolate and Black malts; Roasted barley; Warrior, Cascade, Tettnang, Goldings hops; warm fermenting English yeast.
OG 1052
A slightly stronger Guinness copy with a deep, almost black body and a creamy white head that is always pleasing to drink. Blue Fin Stout is brewed and bottled according to tradition with only premium, high quality ingredients.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PattyBoy (302) - North Liberty, Iowa, USA - OCT 12, 2004
Pours black with a ample tan head. Looks great in the glass. Taste was roasty, coffee with some sourness. Finish was slightly hoppy and slightly dry. Nothing bad about this, but nothing to set it apart either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gwpom (297) - Akron, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2009
12 oz bottle. Dark, roasted, little to no head. A little better than average, but still nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mighty_meadow (297) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2014
Bargain at £1per bottle from Morrison’s. Looks like Guinness. Smells a bit like Guinness. Probably tastes slightly better than Guinness. Very chocolate(y), coffee(ish) and malty. Lovely!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
two7offsuit (291) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 1, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2014 Pours black with a tan head. Subtle roast aromas. Creamy with flavor of milk chocolate. Very solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoot (286) - Anaheim, California, USA - JAN 31, 2004
Pours dark, big dark tan head with a lot of staying power. Coffee and chocolate aromas, slightly thin mouthfeel, almost porterish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
clong83 (285) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Nose of prunes or raisins. It is kind of dry, with a long somewhat sour finish. A lot of nice flavors, but unbalanced and somewhat sour. Overall disappointing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
THE BEER BARON (275) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 22, 2002
A pretty good stout. Coffee flavored and bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LiteWait (267) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 29, 2011
22 oz bomber bottle. Motor oil pour small beige head, produced solid lacing that coated the glass. Aroma is of a nice chocolate coffee scent. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate with an easy light hop bitterness that leaves a tingle on your tongue. Nice carbonation from a bottle. Medium bodied, not exceptionally thick but that gives you the ability to drink large amounts if you so choose. Drinkability is rather high on this one. The composition makes your mouth water and leaves you wanting more. An agreeable dry finish. I would purchase again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfranz (261) - Acton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 25, 2004
Whoah! Black and chocolattey. Creamy, malty and lots of caramel overtones. The bottle I sampled gave a humongous head (four inches)! We must have shaken the bottle while watching the World Series.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerBaron (261) - Florida, USA - SEP 22, 2007
Extreme dark brown color verging on black. Creamy high brown head, excellent lace action. Carbonation cannot be seen in such a dark brew. Aroma of coffee, toffee, and figs followed by a mild whiff of grassy hops. Heavy palate that’s a bit flat leading to a very thick feel. Initially has a burnt coffee taste thats powerful, then it shifts to a dry deep hop flavor. This is a mature man’s stout but lacks some of the exoticness and excitement of other well regarded stouts.

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