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

bottled
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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: Malted Barley (Including Chocolate Malt and Roasted Barley), Wheat, Hops, Coriander, Orange Zest.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gregus (141) - Kraków, POLAND - APR 12, 2014
Butelka. Barwa czarna z ładnie oblepiającą pianą. W aromacie palone słody, czekolada, kremowość, kolendra. Piwo jest gładkie, w smaku dominuje mleczna czekolada, paloność, śmietnkowość. Bardzo pijalne.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (3700) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - APR 5, 2014
Bottle 50cl, a dark beer with medium copper head. Nose is malty with fruity touch such as over ripped apples and apricot notes. Aroma is on a creamy chocolate and smooth coffee, light red fruit acidity, less sweet, roasted finish with still fruit acidity. Easy drinkable, good chocolate body.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgreb (399) - Marburg, GERMANY - APR 2, 2014
Bottle - almost black beer with no head. Beige foam at the edge. Very thin aroma with hints and of caramel. Flavour is quite dry. Caramel and coffee notes. Medium to low bitterness. Medium to low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (6776) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 29, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, schokoladig, dunkle Früchte. Geschmack intensiv röstmalzig, schokoladig, Kaffee, dunkle überreife Früchte.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
themightyjag (155) - - MAR 27, 2014
500ml bottle. Big bubbly light tan head, goes down quickly, decent lacing. Very dark brown body. Nose of dark chocolate, berries, hint of cinnamon. Flavour is roast coffee, dark fruit, cream. A little hoppy bitterness on the finish. Creamy full mouthfeel, light carbonation. A very easy drinking stout and one of Williams Brothers finest efforts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle - Dark Brown, nearly Black, in colour. Very malty; roasty malts, chocolate, coffee, caramel, liquorice, some smoke. Fruity; berries, orange zest. Spicy; coriander. Hoppy; noticeable hop bitterness. Bitter roasty malty throughout. Dry roast bitter finish. Nice stout!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rand (1250) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle 500 ml from La Cave du Haut Jura - St Laurent-en-Grandvaux (F). Almost black with a tan head, some laces. Aromas of cocoa, roasted malt, café, notes of licorice. The taste is roasted, dark fruits, licorice, bitter chocolate, coffee, cream and orange. Bitterness of roasted and hop-zest, it leaves an orange aftertaste. Light and smooth. Pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle. Deep dark brown color. Roast, licorice and a hint of salt in the aroma. Medium bodied. Creamy mouthfeel. Sweetish, slightly roasty caramelly flavor with a hint of licorice. Well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buongiorgio00 (718) - - JAN 14, 2014
Davvero una buona cosa sta marcia dei pinguini. Cremosa ed egregiamente cioccolatosa all’aroma e al gusto. Note di caffé, malto tostato e una speziatura leggera. Buonerrima.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (3558) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle shared with McTapps. Classy stout with some malt, coffee, dark chocolate and leaves. A really classy piwo which offers a deep body and high drinkability.


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