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Brewed by Wild Beer
Style: Stout
Shepton Mallet, England


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
A beautiful black stout with an enormous amount of smoked malt to produce a delicious flavour reminiscent of Lapsang Souchong tea. A staggeringly smooth and smokey sweetness radiates through the beer, evocative of being warmed around the campfire on an autumnal evening. The malt is smoked over open beech log fires giving a distinctive yet mellow smokey character. We love to drink this beer whilst eating slow-cooked pork or barbecue dishes, where the smokey flavours play alongside each other and the body of the beer matches nicely to the rich meat. Or, for something more unusual, try it alongside a creme brulee where it will be a winning partner to the burnt sugar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4282) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2015
Black, beige head. Aroma of coffee, caramel, roasted malts, red fruits and toast. Malty flavour, ash, cacao and coffee. Finish coffee and caramel.
(from 75cL bottle @ Sunday Bottle Share, CBC Clerkenwell; RBESG 2014, London)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdtm82 (1397) - Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Old bottle, shared by Clayton. Cacao, blackcurrants, vanilla. Some nice burnt smokey flavours. A little harsh for my liking. Complex. Descent but oxidised a bit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (1266) - Linz, AUSTRIA - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown body with tan head. Aroma is not very strong some smoke some chocolate. Taste is very nice some tea some smoke some roasted malts. Aftertaste is sweet roasted malts with some bitterness. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiosna (521) - - AUG 29, 2015
0,75 l pullo @ Ottakringer Brauerei. Sameahko tummanruskea. Tuoksussa paahteista lämpimän savuista mallasta, ihan vähän tuhkakuppia. Maussa paahteista mallasta, pehmeää savuisuutta, vähän humalaa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Werckmeister (1303) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 29, 2015
0,75l bottle at Brauwerk Tasting shared by Sebilinz, many thanks. BB not readable, Sebilinz thinks it could be over BB date. dark brown color, very big tan head. smells smoked, bacon, leather, bit of puke, light sweetness, nice smell. medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes smoky, lightly sour, creamy, some sweetness, coffee, spices, also some bitterness (piney), earthy. finishes with light sweetness, earthy notes and light bacon. good stuff, nicely balanced, great creamy mouthfeel. could drink all day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Acid303 (568) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - AUG 16, 2015
75cl bottle, shared with friends. Pours deep dark brown with medium beige frothy head. The aroma is so peculiar, definitely the smoke character could easily pass as some kind of tea. Taste is roasted malts and licorice. Bitterness and smoke on the palate, very balanced. Mouthfeel is medium, very good carbonation. So smooth and original.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4198) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2015
From my backlogg: RBESG 2014 in London, Sunday Tasting at Craft Clerkenwell. Black beer with an beige head. Malty smokey dark chocolate licorice woody aroma. Roasted coffee, dark chocolate licorice vanilla smokey flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (6461) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle from Cocktails, Littleborough. Practically black with a thin off-white head. Has light roasted malts with smoked aroma and flavour, although again this is quite light allowing a small sweetness to come through as well. Quite fizzy in the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7820) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2015
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours black, smoky chocolate nose, sweet chocolate, dry smoky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
graham_murphy (485) - - NOV 1, 2014
A lot of flavour given the ABV. Smokey chocolate and peat. A little thin but that makes it drinkable in size. Great stuff.

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