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Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Sweet Stout
Holmfirth, England

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Cask; Status uncertain.


Grumbo's rating

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grumbo (525) - Suffolk, - JAN 12, 2013
Cask from The Ale House, Chelmsford. This is a delicious, easy to drink milk stout. Very dark with a good head - no beer could look better! Thick, excellent texture. Milk chocolate aroma. Best beer of the year so far...


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1073) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle from Bier Huis, Ossett. This comes across a bit tart and thin, with a sugary finish. But with something nutty sweet to eat, i.e. a muffin made by the Missus, with gianduja, peanut butter, and chocolate lumps, then all of a sudden, it comes really good. A good dessert beer, is what I’m trying to say.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3169) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Keg @ Drygate. Almost black, reasonable head. Sour treacle malt aroma. Bitter sweet coffee flavour. Coffee aftertaste. Not bad but a bit to sweet for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mateuszk (178) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle. Black in colour with brown head, nice lacing. In aroma the beer is sweet - malt, chocolate, milky. In taste dark malts, sweet chocolate, coffee. Medium bodied, light carbonation, could be less thin on the palate. Good sweet stout.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomekk1978 (404) - POLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Barwa: ciemna, nieprzejrzysta nawet pod światło. Piana beżowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, niestety bardzo szybko opadająca i zanikająca prawie całkowicie. Aromat: słodowy bardzo przyjemny - ciemne słody, czekolada, kawa, lekkie malanoidyny. Smak: słodowy, dość pełny, zdecydowanie słodki z delikatną nutą kwaskową. Czekolada, kawa, spieczone ciasto. Wytrawna, palona i nieco alkoholowa końcówka. Kolejne piwo z Summer Wine jest właściwie takie, jakiego oczekiwałem. Początkowa słodycz jest przyjemna i zachęca do sięgnięcia po kolejny łyk. Jak dla mnie trochę zbyt wytrawna końcówka, bowiem wolałbym żeby ten rodzaj stota był faktycznie sweet. Z drugiej strony piwo nie jest przez to nudne. Warto spróbować.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkam (120) - POLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a low, brown head. Aroma is sweet: malty, notes of chocolate. Sweet chocolate, a bit of coffee in taste. Medium bodied, light carbonation. Nice sweet stout.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (2387) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Tap at the Euston tap. Opaque dark caramel coloured pour with a thin greyish head. Aroma is subdued cocoa powder, roast and mineral. Flavour is weird sickly sweet, milk, chalky carbonation and lactose sweet. Palate is sweet and semi dry. Misses the mark and the balance is way off.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dutchtuga (135) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2014
Heerlijk romige milkstout met ook nog eens een mooie balans met koffie en chocolade. Een topper.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1606) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
In The Macc, Macclesfield. Dark brown black with a thin greyish beige head. Aroma of milk chocolate, some coffee. Flavour similar, slight cinnamon, milky and mild bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1009) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Black colour thin tan head low retention. Aroma is roasted malts chocolate. Taste sweet chocolate lactose some roasted malts nice bitter finish. Medium thin body abit flat. Decent sweet stout but as others have said would possibly be a bit better with some light carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (2873) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle 0,33ltr: Very dark black/brown coloured brew with an slightly roasted bitter taste with an little bit sourness. Hints of lactose sweetness and some chocolate.


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