Brewed by Stroud
Style: Stout
Thrupp, England


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Seasonal - March. Also available bottled.

Uncaged Stout
An easy drinking stout. Velvet on the palate with a complexity of fruity dark malt flavours to follow.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WaddlingPlatypus (64) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2016
500ml bottle. Dark brown with a frothy caramel head. Faint roasted malt aroma, with an almost imperceptible touch of cream. The flavour is weakly roasted, with black olives and slight cream; it would be much more satisfying if it were more intense.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dermi (1074) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2016
50 cl, bottled. BB APR16. Pours virtually black with a decent beige head. Aroma: Roasted malt, licorice. Coffee, berries, fruity tones. Taste: Pleasantly sweet, pleasant mild bitterness. Banana, fruity tones. Pleasant notes of licorice and roasted malts, slightly staled coffee. Chocolate, mildly salty, savory taste. Palate: Medium-light body, minimally oily, some carbonation, a bit thin. Moderately dry, bitterish finish, some roasted tones, nutty flavours. Lacks quite a lot on palate, considering abv. Pretty nice stout that has some character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (9304) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2015
Bottle from Thistledown Farm campsite farmshop. Consumed at home, Sunday 20th September 2015. Pours dark brown, a safe easy going stout , a little thin and perhaps even a touch watery, but that said it still tastes fine with all the usual stout attributes shining through. I am getting some cucumber, however that is likely to be from the Fattoush salad that I have been making. Malty with a little caramel and a little sweet edge, I am being unfair this isn’t a bad stout at all. A6 A4 T7 P2 Ov13 3.2

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (15708) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle 500ml (from K-Supermarket City)
Dark brown color, mostly vanishing brownish head. Aroma has ash, coffee and toasted malts. Light bodied, even watery palate. Coffeish, dry flavor. Hints of coffee beans & vegetables. Uninspiring light stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (9922) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2015
500 ml bottle. BBE Apr/16. (K-Citymarket) Tampere, Finland.
Dark reddish brown colour with a tiny off-white head. Mild hops, malt and mild sweetness in the aroma. The flavour is pretty much the same. Boring. Not my kind of stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7089) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear black colour with a thin broken off white head and some broken lace. The aroma is roasty malt, light caramel, ripe fruit. The flavour is light to moderate sweet with a dry roasty, light coffee. light smoky liqourice, creamy caramel, fruit palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (2108) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle thanks to my sis. Poured almost black with min beige head. Aroma oaty dark malt. Light carb med bod. Dark roasty bitter tobacco taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
panzerwolf (250) - FINLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Pours very dark brown. Taste has chocolate, malts, coffee, a little bit toffee. Despite all these things, it does end up being a bit on the watery side, not a very strong taste. Ok to drink, anyway, mostly due to the slight taste of coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SperkeleForce (791) - FINLAND - APR 20, 2015
Bottle 50 CL. Pours black brownish with thin brown fast vanishing head and a roasted scent. Notes of chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, nuts, malts, licorice. Thin body. Slightly watery. Easy drinkable tho.

- beerbasher

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13062) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 18, 2015
500ml bottle (K Kamppi, Helsinki)
Nice nearly black, ruby glints. Nice chocolatey aroma, some esters that remind me of orange because of the chocolatey backdrop. Fairly watery palate, a little flat and dead. Pleasantly roasty body, less eplicitly chocolatey. Pleasant estery retronasals, I like that in a stout. Finish is gently bitter and dry, a little like dry autumnal leaves. A bit cocoaey in the late finish. Good stout. With a better palate, this would be really damn good, at least 3.5, as the fullness would let me latch onto the flavours more too.

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