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Spitting Feathers Old Wavertonian

Brewed by Spitting Feathers
Style: Stout
Chester, England


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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask; Regular.
A robust dark stout. Roast barley, chocolate and coffee flavours give a very full body and a smooth lingering finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (5193) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2015
Cask at the Brewery Tap; clear coca cola brown pour with a creamy beige head, aroma has light roast and some chocolate, taste has a hint of smoke, dark fruits, chocolate and roast malt.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anfractuosity (277) - - MAY 23, 2015
Nice beer..............................................

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - APR 3, 2015
Cask at the Brewery Tap, Chester. Pours dark brown with creamy beige head. Roasted caramel, bit of coffee. Dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (2130) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2014
On cask at Bridge Street Ale House, Newcastle Under Lyme. Pours black with a tan head. Some coffee, creamy but a little lacking midway. Nice enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (1658) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2014
Cask at the Elm Tree, Cambridge. Dark brown with a cheeky reddish hue. Slightly translucent. Small and quickly dissipating head. Aroma of smoked malt, Marmite, almonds and forest floor. Bland bittersweet taste with a hint of woodsmoke. Flat, weak, uninspired body. Doesn’t deliver as well as I’d hoped.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
Cask at the Le Gothique’s Halloween Beer Festival 2013. Poured a dark brown with a thin beige head and good lacing. Aroma of plumbs, hay and some tobacco. Flavours of redcurrents, molasses and apple pie. Dark malt on the finish with notes of grass and earth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (5187) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2013
Hand-pulled half-pint in The Crown, Oakengates: 19th Nov 13. Pours a good solid, deep, dark brown, on top a tanned foaming head. Over roasted malts rule the nose: coffee with dark fruits on a chocolate bar. The taste was also leaning towards a coffee flavour with again dark fruit and chocolate notes: dry and semi-bitter finish. OK, there are some good Stouts out there at the moment, add this to your list of ones to try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (15280) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2013
Gravity cask at the Wandsworth Common Halloween Beer Festival - Le Gothique, London. Pours clearish brown with a fine, tan foam head. Nice roasted coffee aroma. Light sweet flavor with moderate roast, more coffee, light bitterness, mocha, mild burnt rubber. Light to medium in body with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet to finish with dry chocolate, fine roast, some earthy coffee. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (17644) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Cask. Dark brown color, small white edge head. Aroma of roasted coffee grounds and fruitcake. Taste is similar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1318) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2013
Pint at the Nags Head in Reading. Black with a fair head on it. Roasty, with a hint of chocolate and a nice balance to it. The aroma is again chocolatey with roasted malt. All in all, pretty tasty.

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