Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Foreign Stout
Bermondsey, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 450   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Mainly Bottled; Regular. Has been seen on draught.
Previously 7.8%, 7.7% and 7.1%.

Based on a recipe from a London Brewery in 1890.
Simple recipe, massive taste. Dark, dark black. Oily texture. Loads of rich dried fruit and alcohol warmth ­ rum and raisin. Then a herbal hop bitterness on top of huge lingering espresso. Hints of leather, tar, smoke, vanilla and chocolate. Roasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielecamo (845) - ITALY - NOV 22, 2013
In bottiglia. Si presenta impenetrabile con schiuma marrone e fine. Aroma di tostato, cioccolato amaro e caffè. Aroma lungo e intrigante. Al palato corpo medio, carbonazione corrette, avvolgente, morbida, molto cioccolato amaro e caffè, aromi molto persistenti e piacevoli. Ottima birra

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bernatbeer (418) - barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 22, 2013
En botella,Negra con buena espuma,aromas a chocolate,café...Cremosa con un toque herbal.muy buen postre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (4688) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2014 On tap @All In Beer Fest 2013. Black with small tan head. Aroma with massive roasted notes, coffee, faint vanilla and malt. Taste is about the same, massive roasted notes dominates. Well balanced and pleasant

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (2296) - Ghent, BELGIUM - NOV 12, 2013
Dark brown/black colour. Low carbonation. Medium body. Very well balanced between sweet and bitter. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee and roasted malts. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (2490) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2013
shared a bottle. poured complete dark with a small tan head. a lot of roasted coffee in the aroma. some hints of vanilla dark fruits. and dark chocolate. such a big taste for it’s 7.2%!! some toffee, and burned caramel. wow again a real great beer of this awesome brewery!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4948) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle at bierhuyske Pours clear and very dark brown Smell is sweet oaty Bit bitter , roasted malts , realy weird spicy anb bitter back . Rather thin , yet very intence taste ..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (1394) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2013
Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, liquorish and light chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, liquorish and some dark fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (9191) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2013
Draught at the All In Beer Fest, on November 2, 2013.
Wrote it down at two separate occasions.
Black color, light brown head. Sweet, malty, roasted scent. Sweet, roasted, malty taste. Coffee aftertaste. Medium to smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.
Pretty much black color, brown head. Malty, grainy, roasted scent. Malty, coffee, sweet taste. Sweet, coffee aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (5416) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2013
Draught at All in beer festival 2013, cons 2013-11-01 Göteborg AR: heavy roasted malt, home brewed coffee, AP: dark brown body and head F: fizzy, white sugary, dry, coffee, bitter chocolate, vanilla

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bill Becker (610) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 27, 2013
My bottle, bought from Etre Gourmet, is 7.2% abv and bottled on July 22, 2013. It pours pitch black and has only a fine layer of tannish foam. Served cold so that could explain the lack of foam. Which I tend to agree with seeing the fine lacing a cold bottle leaves behind. Whoa, the nose isn’t lacking. Big aromas of coffee and dark chocolate with *something* fruity in there. Maybe the tasting will reveal that fruitiness. Oh yes, the coffee and chocolate are big and bold and up front and bring a strong bitterness. I’m not having much luck identifying any fruit character but there’s something there that kind of reminds me of The Abyss. Totally different brew in most ways, mind you, but there *is* something. Very very dry due to the almost extreme bitter factor. Hehe///settling in with this rather big bad boy now. The coffee and chocolate bitter bites never seem to cease. Hey now. I just got an inkling of something sweet, just before the finish. Te very next sip and I don’t get that at all. Weird tastings going on but Export Stout is tickling my fancy. Medium bodied, light with the carbonation. Foreign/Export Stout it claims to be and it sure as damn well is. Very nicely done and a joy to drink.

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