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Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Sweet Stout
Holmfirth, England

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Cask; Status uncertain.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ Southampton Arms, 139 Highgate Road, London, Greater London, England NW5 1LE.

Clear dark red brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, mild coffee, light burnt, raisin notes, wood - tobacco notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120803]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31628) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2013
From cask. Pours pitch black with a thick chocolate brown head. Aroma is metallic roasted malty and breadish. Sweet, dense malty, breadish, toffee and light metallic. Bitter and toasted malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29665) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2013
Draft. A black beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of chocolate, roasted malt, and soy. The flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate, brett, and roasted mallt, leading to a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21291) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2013
Draught at Bishops Arms Gustav. Black colorued with a small beige head. Light roasted aroma of dark chocolate. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, dark chocolate, hay and licorice. Roasted finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20827) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2012
Cask@Southampton Arms, London. Very deep coppery brown, close to black colour with a small head. Aroma is rum raisin ice cream, roasted malts and some liquorice. Flavour is liquorice, fruits, some ripe fruits and mild rum raisins.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19803) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2014
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Near black, small beige head. Rich chocolate sauce aroma. Very sweet with medium to full body and rounded mouthfeel. Milk chocolate with extra sugar. Fairly low bitterness. An edgeless t sweet one flavour beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2013
Draft @ Bishops Arms Gustav, Malmö. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate nutty aroma. Roasted malty milky chocolate caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 17, 2013
Courtesy of Jan (fonefan), bb 30/6/2013
Black color, with large frothy beige head. The aroma mixes roastiness with a suspicious sourness. Quite smooth, with good roasty flavor, accentuated, and resiny bitterness, but also some light sourness.
Probably once good, but lightly infected.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14964) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2012
bottle at home ... deep brown black ... thin tan head ... soft milk sugers ... dark roast nose... dark fruits ... dark roast ... big malt ... light milk sugers ... little too thin

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14085) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle @ Vinoble Odense. Pours black with a creamy head. Lactose, milky chocolate and coffee roast. Smooth and dry. Very tasty!


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