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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1491   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
blatz (138) - Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2005
pretty good -- tan head of medium duration. shiny black body. smooth taste but not as much roasted flavor as I would have liked. undercarbed a tad too. lack of any discernable aftertaste. kinda tough to finish -- just didnít have anything to pull me back. but it was decent enough -- I just doubt Iíd ever buy it again -- Sam Adams Cream Stout is better. And frankly, I think my stout is too.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DewBrewer (295) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2005
50cL bottle. Small tan head on top of dark brown to black ale. Bitter, roasty aroma with some sweetness. The flavor is bitter, roasty, and coffee-like. Honestly itís not that sweet, even after it warms but it is a delicious beer. Had some of their beers at the Jerusalem Tavern in London. Highly recommended bar if you are in the area. Thumbs up.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15566) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2005
Bottled. Deep brown beer with a small brown head. Aroma is mostly english licorice, with the usual stout-aromas too. Flavor adds peat and cigar-box. Creamy mouthfeel with roasted finish. (051104)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 29, 2005
I was surprised how good this stout was, considering I usually dont like sweet stouts, and everything else from St Peters has been less than average for me. Pours a nice black (a bit on the light side) small head, leaves a thin oily film. Aroma is similar to Mackesons- sweet, light roast and some chocolate. Sweet smooth flavor with a nice nutty light roasted aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gatorbeer (148) - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2006 Pours black. Aroma of cocoa and vanilla. Creamy taste with strong flavors of cocoa and vanilla. An excellent stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
henry3r (586) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - NOV 25, 2005
The bottle poured a virtually black beverage with almost no head at all but what was there was tan. There was almost no lacing as well. The aroma was a complex mixture of caramel and dark chocolate malt with some light earthy yeast and a hint of plum in the background. The body was quite full with a soft carbonation and a slightly dry texture. The flavor started off slightly bitter and was quite consistent throughout. The finish was long and had a nice light alcohol warmth to it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ezra456 (39) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - NOV 18, 2005
beautiful bottle. poured a beautiful dark brown/mahogany color. very little head, sadly. exquisite oatmeal/vanilla nose. tastes of roasted barely, oatmeal, and a little vanilla in the aftertaste. well put together. overall, a great purchase for anyone who enjoys a flavorful stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
barleyPops (1141) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2005
500ml bottle courtesy of Walleye in a recent trade. wonderful aroma of toasted oatmeal. dark brown with a ruby edge but virtually no head. flavor is of roasty, toasty caramel malt, oatmeal, hints of molasses and chocolate and a very nice hop bitterness. very enjoyable stout, thanks Jim.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
artfink (28) - Iím everywhere Fokker!, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2005
A nice cream stout. the bottle is pretty cool, almost like a hair tonic or somthing.....cool anyways. pours a nice head that stays with it. nice whifts of roasted,sweetened coffee and cocoa lead to a nice roasty,sweet creamy flavor. nice choco hints added and finishe with light bitterness on the tongue. overall, not a bad stout. Iím not a huge fan of really sweet stouts. this one is sweet but not overly like some sweeter stouts can be. Iíve had sweeter oatmeal stouts than this....so itís not that bad!!!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kgustaf (17) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - NOV 16, 2005
I drank this beer after a piece of very dark chocolate. Starts with a floral aroma I cannot place, very dark color. I was unable to draw up a big head. It is very smooth, and I do taste the chocolate, but that could be suggestive association. Mild malty flavor with a sweetness that matches the aroma. Very little aftertaste, perhaps slightly bitter.


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