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Brewed by Stroud
Style: Stout
Stroud, England

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


jamestulloch's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamestulloch (1566) - Edinburgh, - NOV 13, 2012
Aroma: Buttery, chocolate and roasted malt aroma. Not very powerful.

Appearance: Jet black body with a medium light brown head that gradually fades. Slight lacing.

Taste: Roasted malts, vanilla and milk chocolate.

Palate: Thin body with a watery texture. Average carbonation.

Overall: Pleasant and easy drinking but not particularly flavourful.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3802) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of vanilla, caramel roast malt, fudge, dark fruit and chocolate. Medium body, flavour much as the aroma, a little light. Would like to try an Imperial version of this,

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cimbasso (238) - - NOV 12, 2014
Purchased in the local corner shop. Slightly surprised to find a specialist beer there at all. The bottle proudly says ’Organic Stout’. I don’t know if this had been badly stored, but it came out of the bottle almost completely flat, with hardly any head at all. Black colour and some aromas of roasted malts. Pleasant enough taste with roasted malts, coffee and chocolate flavours. Some bitterness from the hops A little thin and with little complexity. The finish is not as well-rounded as, say, the Fuller’s London Porter, and actually has a slightly harsh edge to it. Not bad, but not great. I would like to try it again with a better sample.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
witthatsbier (285) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2014
50cl bottle pours a black colour with tan head that dissipates immediately aroma is sweetish malt with a bit of dark chocolate taste is mildly bitter with rich malty tones and a dryish finish. overall ok but not great

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldgeezer (72) - brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle at home.Pours black with no head.Bit thin for a stout .Roast malts harsh aftertaste. okayish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2619) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Browny black with no great head. Aroma is bitter aniseed. Flavour is light coffee and chocolate. Dry finish, a bit disappointing.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (851) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle 50cl (bough at organic shop). Opaque black with red hue, small tan head, vanishes after a while but fair lacing; aroma moderate roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, dough, brown sugar; mild bittersweet taste; medium body, thin creamy texture, soft carbonation; dry and mild bittersweet finish, some roastiness lingers on. Nice stout but lacks character.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leebotton (235) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2014
Very barley nose with dark malt, smells very natural and grainy but none of the roastiness or chocolate / coffee I might expect, a bit ’green’. Black. A very natural, slightly liquorice, again ’green’ sort of flavour. Like freshly picked coffee unroasted. Quite sweet and syrupy in a way as well as being dry. Could be better but the simple / natural / ’organic’ flavours do work well.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kingi (495) - - MAR 1, 2014
This is a basic nice beer, aroma is pleasant, but mild. Black beer and decent head. Taste is too mild but not bad. Palate is a bit too watery. Not sexy but not bad either

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DwarfeD (1142) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2014
50cl bottle at home. Dark brown with a medium beige head. Medium body with soft carbonation. Light to medium sweetness with medium bitterness. Roasted malts, vanilla and some chocolate. A decent stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29837) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
Bottled. An brown beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and over ripe fruits, leadi g to a dry fnish.


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