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Brewed by Wells & Youngs
Style: Stout
Bedford, England

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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First brewed in the late 19th Century, this is a dark, ruby coloured stout with a beautiful creamy head.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jamedra (447) - Hostivice, - JUN 23, 2013
Láhev 500 ml. Chlebové aroma doprovázené kávou a hořkou čokoládou. Pěna je krémově hnědá, extra vysoká a držící, krásně příjemná na rtech. Barva samotného piva je temně černá proti světlu téměř neprůsvitná kalená rudá. Chuťově je pivo znát po třešních v čokoládě, doprovázené bílou slazenou kávou, celkově je pivo jen lehce hořké opravdu příjemně se pije. Jedná se o velmi kvalitní stout, který dělá opravdu dobrý, celkový dojem.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gurthnar (1504) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle. Aroma mostly roasted, cocoa, coffee, light chocolate. Almost black colour, brown head. Taste is lightly burnt, cocoa, coffee. Overall mostly roasted. Mouthfeel is quite smooth. Too roasted for my taste. Really dry, lack of sweet balance. Otherwise fine stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fajry (363) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2014
Flasa. Cierna tamva farba, krasna kremova a husta pena. Vona horka cokolada, kakao, kava. V chuti prazdne telo, horka cokolada, kapucino, prazene slady. Velmi pitny stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (4206) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle kindly donated by fajry, many thanks. Very dark brown color with huge beige head. Roasted malt, coffee in aroma. Coffee, dark chocolate in taste together with licorice, dark fruits. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (1455) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAY 8, 2014
Pours a super dark brown with a hint of orange peeking through just at the edge and then a thick rich tan head. The beer smells of dark roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. The taste is dark roasted malt, bitter chocolate, coffee, dark fruit ending dry and roasty. The body is light/medium with fine carbonation that is a tick below average in intensity.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciocanelu (51) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - APR 24, 2014
500 ml bottle, poured into a pint. Color is an opaque black. Forms a large, beige head and leaves lots of lacing. Aroma is not very strong, just some roasted malt. Taste is full, roasted... on the bitter side. Leaves a pleasant, coffee like aftertaste. Body feels heavy, creamy, soft and the carbonation is just right, making it very drinkable. Overall a very nice stout, a good rendition of the style.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Graphirus (48) - - SEP 28, 2013
A - Pours a very dark brown liquid with a big foamy beige head that lasts forever. Lots of lacing. The beer looks perfect, seductive and inviting. S - In the nose is roasty, with dark chocolate and caramel notes. T - Caramel, roast and coffee notes. Medium bitterness M - In the mouth feels medium body with a thin to creamy texture and lively carbonation. O - A great English Stout Serving type: bottle ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
satanda (422) - CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 21, 2013
Celkem dobry stout, ale neshledal jsem ho byt nicim vyjimecny. Toceny guiness v pubu byl predevcirem lepsi. Lahvac z pivonky.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jookos (1908) - FINLAND - APR 30, 2013
Bottle, black. Roasty malts, some chocolate, milk. Black salty licorice. Soft body. Roasted malts, dry. Chocolate somewhat, roasted coffee. Light medium palate, good pencil finish. Quite a nice roasty stout.

-- bb/h(n9)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
andriesradu (452) - ROMANIA - APR 20, 2013
Pours dark brown with a nice head. Aroma is roasted, malty, coffee, caramel. Flavour is the same, roasty, coffee, but too watery like being diluated with water.


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