Brewed by Siren
Style: Foreign Stout
Finchampstead, England


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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
A tropical stout with cacao nibs, Cypress wood, and lactose. Brewed in collaboration with Wayne Wambles of Cigar City.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
xescu (60) - Barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 7, 2014
Una cerveza muy espectacular, aroma a chocolate suave, no muy dulce. no empalaga i tiene una densidad y color negro bastante suggerentes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (5144) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2014
Backlog rating. 33cl bottle from Ales by Mail. It pours a dark brown color with a medium tan head. Aroma is sweet and malty with notes of dark chocolate, toffee, vanilla and light booze. Taste is big, bold and sweet with more dark chocolate, raisins, bread, vanilla and honey. Light roastiness to keep the finish a bit drier. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, really good but I feel it fails to deliver all the goodness that the name and deScription would suggest

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (1595) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 3, 2014
Last beer of the night. Thanks! A: Black body, mocha head, legs. N: Molasses, cocoa, wood, lactose, char, and smoke. T: Bittersweetness. Nicely balance - wonder if it’s the cypresswood showing up here. M: Thick body, light carbonation. O: This is an island in the sun! (I have kids, sue me.) Being the last beer of the night, I can only hope I gave this the attention it deserved. I did rather enjoy it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6392) - Utah, USA - NOV 3, 2014
Bottle shared by Doug, last beer of the Portland tasting. Thanks for hosting
Black with a small tan head, good lacing. Aroma of dark malts and chocolate. Taste of chocolate, sweet/dark malts, woody and ash
Nice stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7797) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark chocolate color with a medium brown head. The aroma is big cocoa, milk and toast. The flavor is chocolate,ash, lactose, some big smoke, very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nicke80 (319) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2014
33cl bottle from systembolaget bs. Pours black with little head. Sweet and fruity aroma with coffee, cocoa and fruits.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JefVerstraete (2431) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - OCT 21, 2014
Bottle from Deliciously Different. Dark brown colour, thin head. Medium carbonation. Sweet roastiness, tropical fruit, wood and coffee. Medium body. Tastefull stout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (8151) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2014
Black and with a dark head. Roasted aroma, with notes of woody resins. Flavor starts sweet too, heavy roasted and more wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (569) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - OCT 15, 2014
330 ml bottle shared @ The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Pitch-black color, brown thick head. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, vanilla, oak, dark fruits. Sweet taste, pretty much the same, sweet chocolate, liqourice, plums, raisins, oak, vanilla, some alcohol notes. Excellent aftertaste, long. Medium body with low to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fin (8857) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle picked up at Beers of Europe, consumed at Isobel’s, Saturday 11th October 2014 Pours black with a large light beige head. Nose has a fresher feel than I expected, but there is a little creamy chocolate, I think the creaminess is more lactose but you get some creamy mousse, mmhh... it’s lovely. I am quite surprised that I am getting the coconut and to a lesser extent pineapple. Truly a lovely indulgent beer. A7 A5 T9 P4 Ov16 4.1

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