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Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Stout
Bungay, England

bottled
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RATINGS: 1369   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Status uncertain. Also available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles.
Fuggles and Challenger hops plus a blend of four local barley malts create an aromatic, strong, dark chocolate cream stout with a satisfying bittersweet aftertaste.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrainDead (30) - Derby, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2005
Bottle. Chocolate aroma with some coffee flavours. The usual flavours you’d get in a stout. But not exciting.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RateandPillage (426) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 15, 2005
Pours black with a very thin tan head. Aromas of chocolate and coffee. Low-medium carbonation. Nice roasty, coffee flavor up front and a little hop bitterness on the back end. Well balanced, smooth, and very drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UnsofistaCat (234) - Garden City, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2005
Slight rancid smell that died away fast. Dark, dark black. No head. First taste of midnight coffee. Where’s the cream? Very bitter. Kind of tastes like the oil pan after a change by a sweaty mechanic. Salty and roasted. Lastly, it must be noted that I accidently got this beer too cold

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (2956) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2005
Perfectly opaque black body topped with a thin beige bubbly head that fades quickly. Strong roasted coffee aroma with chocolate and malty hints. Taste is also quite robust but pretty well balanced. Oily texture and strong flavors of malt, roasted coffee, brown sugar and dark chocolate. Alcohol remains very well hidden from the attack to the very end of its nice and lasting hoppy finish. As for every beer from St. Peter’s I’ve been tasting, this is a very good example of its style.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2005
Bottle poured an oily-headed black mosnstrosity with absolutely no transparency, save a hint of blood-red reflection in the glass when held to a bright light. The initial aroma was that of a pocketful of change, but became more intriguing as it warmed with hints of coffee, prune, port wine and alcohol. Flavor was bitter/sour... like strong, overcooked coffee. Metallic tang on the roof of my mouth stayed a very long time. I think I would enjoy this if I was an introspective deep-thinker... or if I was very angry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
IslandHaole (1091) - Yokosuka-Shi, Kanagawa-Ken, JAPAN - MAR 2, 2005
Black as night with a small beige head. Coffee, soy sauce, tangy. Very light carbonation, salty, coffee with a hop follow. Odd that this is a "sweet stout" but has a salty taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nchoward (24) - Iowa, USA - FEB 27, 2005
Initially, I thought this would be a great beer. The aroma was dark, sweet, caramel malt. The color was as dark with a matching, foamy head that was long lasting. My first taste was very malty and I was needing some hops to come and and take away the thick sweetness. Little hops was to be found and my palate remained sticky and heavy. This require more hops - not enough balance.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Odeed (1775) - Bakersfield, California, USA - FEB 26, 2005
pours a nice black body and cool looking brown head.i gathered aromas of roasted malts,smoke,and metal.the flavor was a nice mix of coffee,smoke,and it had a ncie creamy finish.it also had a medium mouthfeel.very good stuff i must say.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wiseblood (700) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Very dark and fairly flat, with a thin head.Rich aromas of dark-roast malt and bitter coffee notes,and hints of red fruit. The first taste is just as dark and bitter. Flavors of smoky dark malts are intensified by the bitter hops. Dark chocolatenotes are also there.Not much in the way of cream flavor. A little sweetness becomes apparent towards the end, but this is largely hidden under the burnt bitterness, which lingers long into the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TC2642 (265) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2005
Bottle. Pours a tan head, creamy and smooth, an almost chewy mouthfeel with a slight alcoholic undertone.


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