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Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Stout
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Keg, Regular;


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2012

Cask @ The Southern, 22-26 South Clerk Street, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9PR.

Clear dark red - black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, strong coffee. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, strong coffee, roasted, sweet roasted, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120421]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2012
From cask at Inn Deep. Pours dark brown to black, deep amber glare with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and breadish, chocolate too. Dark malty, creamy and breadish. Bitter, dry and hoppy into a roasted malty and dry finish. Slight off tang in the flavour. Toffee, liqourice and roasted malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14174) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2012
keg at the southern ... dark brown ... thin tan head ... soft toffee malt ... light creamy malt nose ... light sweet roast ... soft toffee ... light hint of chocolate ... ok but not great... and also a little cold...

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (13564) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2014
On tap at Queens Head Acton Street with DanBrown. Some dark roast malts. Some chocolate. Ok mouthfeel. Best thing is the chocolate. A light mouthfeel. Ok

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10123) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2013
Keg at The Cardinal’s Hat, Worcester. Black with cream head. There is an immediate flavour of chocolate despite the low temperature, quite creamy with some bitterness as well. There is a charry note to the malt. Fullish on the palate. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (7948) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2013
Half, served from cask at the Red Squirrel. Creamy, tan-coloured head that laces well. Deep, dark brown coloured body. Roasted earthy malts on the nose. Dark malty flavours of chocolate and dark bread. Slightly roasted endnotes. Creamy texture. Quite alright, a bit thin bodied though (Edinburgh 07.08.2013).

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (7699) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
2014-06-28. Ruby tinged black body with a modest brown head. 3+ Aroma is mild, light cocoa like dusty roast, mild fruity undertones. Flavour is surprisingly mild and fruity, dusty musty cocoa hints and a not quite roasty character to it. Average bodied palate, light carbonation is a bit thin and very much so for a stout. Not terrible but would fare better as a mild than a stout perhaps? On tap at Inn Deep, Glasgow

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6176) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2013
Keg at Inn Deep, Glasgow 19/6/2013. Near black with a tight, off-white head. Easy drinking stout with some chocolate and roasted malts, before a dryish finish. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5214) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2013
Keg at the Hanging Bat, Edinburgh. Pours black with a tiny white creamy head.Aroma of toasted malts, liquorice and coffee. Taste is moderate bitter, coffee, some chocolate and liquorice, which I am very fond of, so a good one in my book.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3239) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 3, 2012
Keg @ Inn Deep. Very dark brown colour with a reddish hue, reasonable head. Big fruity Christmas pudding aroma. Fruity coffee malt flavour, bitter sweet aftertaste. Average stout.


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