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Brewed by Siren
Style: Foreign Stout
Finchampstead, England

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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A tropical stout with cacao nibs, Cypress wood, and lactose. Brewed in collaboration with Wayne Wambles of Cigar City.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2016
Bottle, thanks Matt, post SX Bottle Share, 5/01/2015. Opaque with black lacing. Swiss milk chocolate, grains, leather, blackcurrants, cocoa and prunes. Really nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2744) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2016
Bottle from Oddbins Beer Shop, Blackheath. Black pour with a tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, roasted sweet spice, blackberries, licorice and toffee. Flavours of dark chocolate, warm spice, licorice, cocoa and coffee. Smooth, sweet smoky mouthfeel. Dry, sweet finish. Tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
napdynmite (91) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Smooth with rich chocolate and lactose sugar. Only a barely-there hop bitter bite on the finish. Neatly uncarbonated, which adds to the silkiness. A very good stout.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SarkyNorthener (3898) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2015
Last beer of 2015. New Years beer no. 6. Bottle from stirchley wines. Black beer with medium tan head. Aroma of cocoa powder, lactose and hints of barrel aging. Taste is roast malts, lactose, chocolate and some sweetness. Creamy palate. Very good. Happy New Year - 2016.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmahut (1793) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2015
Black body with low tan head. Aroma has slight coffee tone with a lot of chocolate, toffee. Body is full, high carbonation. Taste has sweet cake like profile, low fruity carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (2683) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle from Bottle Baron. Pours opaque black, dark brown head. Nose is rich, cocoa, fruits, gentle roast, creamy milky aromas. Taste follows: nice fruits, cocoa, gentle roast, rather sweet, milk shake-like frothiness, chocolate, light smoke. This is one of those beers you need to offer your better half when getting some nagging about your hobby. Excellent dessert beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1222) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Pitch black, visibly thick with a tall espresso head with good retention. Smells like roasted grains, dark chocolate, cocoa, dark cherries and a bit of vanilla. Tastes like dark chocolate, roasted grains, slightly smoky, cocoa, dark cherries, espresso. Soft mouthfeel, medium carbonation and a bitter-sweet (mostly sweet) aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (3795) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Draft at beertemple. Aroma of creamy milky chocolate. Nice sticky taste of creamy milk chocolate, red fruit, raisin and caramel. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
malrubius (2489) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Black with tan ring. Fruity woody choclate cake aroma. FRuity raisiny chocolate milk sweetness with licoriice and woody sweet fruity finish. medium body oily. Pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
italianjohn (2812) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Black pour with a tan/brown head and light spotted lacing .... Aroma of chocolate cake indeed as well as light roasted malts, orange, cocoa nibs and light sweet lactose .... Taste is of lactose sugar, cocoa nibs, orange, roasted malts and chocolate .... Dry finish with some lingering roasted and cocoa flavors .... Body is rich and full with a slick and oily mouthfeel


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