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Brewed by Wild Beer
Style: Stout
Shepton Mallet, England

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2014
Keg @ Brewdog Birmingham. Very subtle smoked elements with perhaps more of a sour character coming through the sweetness. Nice bitterness though but could do with a little more smokiness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2014

Bottle 750ml. @ [ (chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig) by chriso - London ].

Clear dark brown colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, smoke - tar, plastic, smoke, burnt plastic. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, tar - smoke, light coal - sod. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. I did not like this :( sorry .. [20130810]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump Lyric London 17/02/14. A black beer with a whitish head. Excellent smoked malts nose. Smoky mocha in the mouth with bits of sweetness. A very very nice beer with great smoke.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (591) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Aroma: roasted malts, chocolate, caramel. Appearance: dark brown/black, big white head. Taste: medium bitter. Palate: smoky flavours, dark chocolate, bitters developing further. Overall: nice Stout, maybe a bit on dhe bitter side. Pint at the Craft Beer Co. Clerkenwell, London.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leebotton (145) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2014
Dark smoky burnt sugar. Black with tan head. Smooth burnt coffee like flavours. Soft.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jimthechap (1480) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 9, 2014
With grateful thanks to my off-sider Ned for supplying me with this. Appears murky brown-black colour with a mocha head and lots of sediment toward the bottom of the glass. Was extremely lively when opened. Smoky aroma as if it had been smoked with manuka. Also present were aromas of cloves, caramel, molasses, chocolate and dates. Lovely stuff. The aromas are subtle, not obtuse. Similar flavours and an elegant easy sipping stout. Lengthy finish means excellent bang for what isnít the smallest buck.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (2977) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 20, 2013
Dark brown color. Massive smokey tea notes , kinda like a riboos tea. Slightly sour, very smokey. Decent but not outstanding.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (1974) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2013
Keg at Brewdog Shep bush. Opaque black caramel colour with a steadfast creamy light tan head. Aroma is nutty with subtle charcoal smoke, leather and wood. Flavour is rich nuanced nutty woody smoked roast. Creamy full palate. Tasty beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7012) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Cask handpump at The Grapes, Oxford, Sunday 15th December 2013 Pours dark brown with a reddy glint. Very nice stout with a roasty, smokey nice bitterness but a light velvety dark sugar sweetness also. Not sure I can particularly get the tea but donít know anything about this beer i.e. whether there is actually tea in it or not, anyhow this is bloody good. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov14 3.7

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2434) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Cask by handpump at Guildford Arms, Edinburgh (13 Dec 2013) - clear very dark brown, good tan head, smoked coffee aroma, very poor lacing, dry, malty, smoky, coffee flavour and finish


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