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Stocklinch Black Smock

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Brewed by Stocklinch
Style: Stout
Ilminster, England

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask, Occasional;


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Cask at The Watford Beer Festival 2012. Poured a really dark amber, with a rocky beige head. Aroma of dark fruit, roasted malt and blackcurrant. Dates in the flavour, with some peat and earthy notes. Finish was coffee, burnt malt and molasses.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
swjoduk (40) - Bridgwater, Somerset, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Gravity Cask at Somerset Camra 2014 Minehead Beer festival. Poor, not in condition it seemed, Overcarbonated and not pleasant. Would like to try it in tip top condition. Did improve as it settled down whilst drinking it slowly.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Stocklinch Black Smock ].
Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, ash, dark roasted, smoke. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dark roasted, sweet malt, smoked notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130813]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11900) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Cask at GBBF 2013 - London. Pours lightly cloudy brown with a creamy head. The nose has lightly tangy malts, some cocoa. Light to medium sweet flavor with dark bread, faint chocolate, dirt and toast. Light in body with fine carbonation. Moderate sweetness to finish with mild cocoa and earthy bitterness. Simple effort here.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Wakefield Beer Festival. Skunky burnt aroma but a little better in taste, although overall its not too pleasant. Black with a thin head.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17658) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2013
Cask @ GBBF 2013. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9990) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2013
Cask at GBBF ’13, 15/08/13. Mid black with a good frothy tan head. Nose is roast malts, dark fruits, light sour notes (intentional or not!), touch soapy, chocolate. Taste is thinnter than the aroma, mineral tones, dark fruit, dark toffee fudge, cocoa dusting. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry lightly roasted finish. Ok stout.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (16123) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
13th August 2013
GBBF Day 1. Murky dark brown beer, little pale tan head. Light smooth palate. Mild fine carbonation. Tangy dark malts, light smoke. Little dark fruits. Okay.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2013
Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish. Toffee, caramelish, breadish and toasted malty. Bitter and dark roasted malty into the finish.

1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
mR_fr0g (4001) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Cask at gbbf 2013. Opaque caramel no head to speak of. Aroma is farm house manure brown malt. Light body. Light roast and some apple. A bit dirty.


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