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Wessex Russian Stoat

Wessex Russian Stoat
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Brewed by Wessex
Style: Imperial Stout
Warminster, England
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Cask; Occasional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2518) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Cask at Ealing Beer Festival 2015, Ealing, London. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, malty, chocolate, dry, almost muddy. Decent enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Cask at the NWAF, Manchester, England. Black in colour with a very off white head. Aroma has some roasted malts, chocolate, alcohol. Flavour is similar, despite the strength it seems a little thin in flavour and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (9500) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2013
Kindly shared by DJ Monarch, GBBF 2013, on the third day. Jet black body. A few bubbles at the surface. Coffee, chocolate and dried fruits on the nose. Blended flavours of chocolate malts, anise and dried fruits. Bitter sweet ending with tingling alcohol. Vinous impression. Fine bodied. Tasty (London Olympia 15.08.2013).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Cask at the Great British Beer Festival 2013. Poured a very dark, murky brown with a halo of tan head. Aroma of toffee, liquorice and stewed fruit. Flavours of apple, brown sugar and dried fruit. Watery mouth feel for an Imp Stout. Palate has some more bitter notes of coffee with dark malt and alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (13441) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2013
Cask at GBBF ’13, 15/08/13. Pitch black with a thin tan head. Nose is dark fruits, liqourice, boozey notes, dark toffee, cocoa, jammy fruit. Taste comprises berry fruit, light booze, sugars, leather, tar, light chocolate strains, raisens. Full bodied, fine carbonation, smooth on the palate, some warming booze in the finish but not too hot. Decent cask impy of the fruitier variety.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18998) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2013
15th August 2013
GBBF Day 3. Almost opaque dark brown beer. Small pale tan head. Palate is surprisingly light and semi dry. Rich malt, touch of roast. A little unsweet dark chocolate turning to dark fruits. Whisper of coffee. Finishes rich and semi dry with a light floral note. Good stuff!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dnicolaescu (1375) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - AUG 25, 2013
GBBF 2013 backlog. CASK. Colour: brown, almost black. Aroma: medicine/valerian, sourish, light alcohol. Taste: light roast, sweet, licorice, some alcohol, moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mR_fr0g (6036) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Cask at gbbf 2013. Farmhouse mannure aroma. Some roast. Apples and mannure pretty in palatable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (14691) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013. Black beer, small beige head. Roasted vinous aroma, caramel, raisins, dades, some grapes. Roasted vinous flavor, grapes, soot, licorice, some caramel. Vinous fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (36243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2013
From cask. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark malty and somewhat overripe fruity note. Sweet, fruity and lingering caramelish to light chocolate. Mild bitter and toffee malty.

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