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

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RATINGS: 1427   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
loco_gallego (146) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 25, 2014
Stout brune très foncé, perceptible à contre-lumière. Mousse beige foncé relativement peu persistante. Arômatique incroyable de complexité pour une stout. Plutôt sur le café et caramel avec une belle arômatique d’houblon herbal-résineuse, le tout très bien balancé. En bouche un attaque caramel, avec ensuite l’arômatique d’houblon. Puis l’amertume de café et houblon entremêlée. L’amertume persiste en fin de bouche, avec une sécheresse agréable. Carbonation moyenne. Stout très complexe et réussie. L’houblonnage lui donne du corps et de l’équilibre. Belle stout.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
paologalloni (129) - ITALY - SEP 25, 2014
tap @ Tana del luppolo bologna To me it’s outstanding. Dark brown almsto black coloured. Aroma brown head Definitly chocolate aromam, bit roasy Aroma. Taste madium sweet finishing bitter. Body is medium. texture is creamy

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hugi (413) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - SEP 23, 2014
From a bottle at Mondiale de la Biere 2014, Mulhouse. Dark black, almost no head. A bit roasty, caramel, a bit sweet, licorice. Tastes at first a bit sweet, than roasty, malty. Full body, roasty-bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NORSAND (35) - - SEP 19, 2014
(1 year old, bought July 2013) Dark coffe / cola colour. Rather short lived beige head. Nose: Lots of coffee and dark chocolate, dark roasted malt, smoke, toasted. Taste & palate: Quite rich, quite dry (but not totally, there is some residual sweetness). This stout is quite fruity as well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_alkis (326) - SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2014
Tasty and well balanced. Lacks something extra but a pretty good stout anyway.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (820) - Besançon, FRANCE - SEP 15, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 50cl au Sherwood Pub (Nicorvo), couleur brune, mousse onctueuse quasi pas d’effervescence, un goût café, caramel et noisettes bonne.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olavho (31) - - SEP 13, 2014
Nydelig øl, lysebrunt skum og deilig lukt. Innslag av kakao, sjokolade, kaffe smak. Bør serveres romtemperert.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GBZ59 (1181) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - SEP 13, 2014
Botella de 500ml. Copa Tulipa. Intensos aromas de chocolate con leche al destapar. Color marrón muy oscuro con tintes cobre oscuro a contraluz. La espuma es beige y la corona cremosa y discreta. Aromas de hierbas, leve lácteo y caramelo tostado. Entrada maltosa que sabores amargos, algo picantes, de grano de café quemado. Cuerpo medio-alto a pleno y carbonatación moderada. Paladar denso y picante. En el intermedio afloran sabores de melazas y sutil chocolate fundido, con toques ligeros de manzana asada y diacetilo, que dejan una sensación suave y cremosa. Final dulce pero no empalagoso y retrogusto con leves notas de madera fresca y amargas con algo de pimienta. 500ml bottle. Tulip glass. Intense milk chocolate aroma as cap is removed. Very dark brown color & deep copper tints to the light. Beige froth, creamy but discrete crown. Herbs, slight lactic & roasted caramel to the nose. Maltous upfront displays spicy touch & slight bitter flavors of burnt coffee grains. Medium-high to full body. Moderate carbonation. Dense & spicy mouthfeel. Molasses, subtle fudge chocolate, touched by very light baked apple & light diacetyl notes, are shown in the middle while leaving an smooth & creamy sensation. Sweet but no cloying finish. Slight fresh wood & bitter/peppery aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
torejh (16) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 12, 2014
500 ml bottle from Coop Ryfflihof. Nose of chocolate and coffee. Pours almost black with a decent brown head. Taste is sweet with a blend of roasted coffee beans and licorice. Average carbonation. Slightly bitter but smooth finish. A delicious full bodied beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ERB92 (398) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 11, 2014
Coffee, chocolate, nuts, licorice and apples in the aroma. Almost black with a tan head. Medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter. Full body with a average to soft carbonation. Slightly oily texture. Overall a nice, rich stout, but i would like a bit more roasted notes.


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