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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1395   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 12, 2003
Black with a small tan head. Nice aroma dark coffee, roasted coffee beans and milky chocolate. Smooth mouthfeel. Dark chocolate with some burnt notes, balanced with a milky smoothness. Long and smooth malty finish with a warming flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5613) - Billdal, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2003
Bottled. Black with a brown head. A burnt aroma with hints of prune. Rather smooth palate-feel and with a burnt flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Silphium (3167) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2004
Poured deep opaque chestnut brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of sweet chocolate, toast, and earthy hops. Flavor was a let-down; the individual components (sweet chocolate, toast, caramel, roast, and musty/earthy hops) were not well-blended. The sweetness became almost cloying after a few sips, and the occasional sharp roasted note seemed misplaced. The body was way too thin to carry these flavors, providing little in the way of mouthfeel. Disappointing.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DYCSoccer17 (3321) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 13, 2004
Aroma is pretty grainy with hints of some chocolate malts. Pours the typical stout fare. Grainy, sweet to start, watery in the middle--too watery with smokiness to finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 3, 2004
Black body with a ring of tan foam on top. Milk chocolate aroma with a touch of pear. The flavor starts with a dry graininess and continues with a latte sweetened with apple and chocolate. I detect some of the hops in the finish - sort of a sweet dandelion flavor. I think I would like this beer more if it had a more robust mouthfeel, but it’s good as it is.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19383) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2004
Bottled. Black, beige head. Coffee and licorice in the nose. Sweet and creamy, with molasses and chocolate. Salty bitterish finish. Not very complex. On surface it’s a wonderful beer, but if you dig deeper it appears to lack the finer details.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
steve23mj (273) - Essexville, Michigan, USA - JAN 2, 2005
Pours dark brown, not black. Nose is simple of raisins, plummy and nice roasted malts. Flavor is creamy roasted malt with chocolate and coffee flavor. Bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2005
Opaque black with nice brown head. Aroma of dark roasted coffee, anise, chocolate. Medium bodied with too much carbonation for a stout in my opinion. Good flavor from that roasted coffee essence. Not bad overall.

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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 17, 2005
Bottle. Pours a dark brown opaque color with a ligh ttan head. Nose is very nutty. Taste is coffee and nuts. throughout the flavor becomes less potent and eases up on your senses.


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