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

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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: Malted Barley (Including Chocolate Malt and Roasted Barley), Wheat, Hops, Coriander, Orange Zest.


Palme's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (3652) - Bergen, - FEB 1, 2013
0.5l bottle shared with The Tasting Crew. This is a clear dark brown one with a small bubbly light beige top. It smells quite nice this. Nice roasted sweetness with brown sugar, coffee, malt and good quality chocolate. Really nice, and it tastes just as nice. Soft gentle and balanced. It has chocolate, coffee, brown caramel and a really balanced bitterness. Ends with a soft burned and roasted finish and aftertaste. One of the better I’ve had from these guys. 09.01.2013


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mudfly (61) - - JUN 18, 2016
Bottiglia 500 ml. Nera con ricca schiuma beige, al naso malto tostato e caffè. In bocca percepisco malto, caffè, cioccolato fondente. Bassa carbonazione, corpo medio, allaccio al bicchiere.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (685) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Nice and dark, though I didn’t get any lasting head or lacing. Body is indeed smooth and creamy, with just enough carbonation to keep it interesting. Aroma begins with mild chocolate, then the orange comes through. Flavour is roasted malt, caramel, orange and very subtle spice. Very good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (669) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAY 9, 2016
Negra, opaca, espuma marrom de boa formação e persistência. Aroma bastante achocolatado, cacau, baunilha. Paladar de leve amargor torrado, baixo dulçor, leve acidez. Corpo e carbonatação médios. Final de média persistência trás mais do torrado, café, deixando o chocolate mais para o aroma. Um pouco mais aguada que o esperado, mas razoável/boa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Graham77 (398) - SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2016
500ml bottle. Appearance of a typical black stout, latte head, lots of lacing. Aroma is dominated by chocolate, then toast and some fruit. Smooth, full bodied, light/medium carbonation. Always been a favorite.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
albmoro (98) - BRAZIL - APR 16, 2016
Aroma leve de chocolate e caramelo. Ótimo corpo. Carbonatação média. Porém achei que o sabor do álcool se sobressaiu.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
FraekkeFyr87 (285) - - MAR 19, 2016
The aroma is full of chocolate, caramel, coffee, hops and orange zest. The color is pitch black. The taste is full of chocolate, coffee, caramel, cream and hops. A nice beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmet (733) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2016
L: -pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a small to medium,foamy,offwhite head S: -chocolate,coffee,zesty,coriander,licori banana T: -zesty sourness upfront,coffee,walnuts,licorice,chocolate,yeasty carbonation -light body O: Very good,unique Stout

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThePercyBoy (9) - Central Scotland, SCOTLAND - NOV 15, 2015 does not count
Bottle from ALDI. Pours with a decent head that disappeared quickly. Coffee aroma is strong, Taste is more toffee. Smooth on the palate like most Williams beers. Nice tea time stout

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rangi (670) - NEW ZEALAND - OCT 16, 2015
Nice session able stout. Poors a clear black with ruby highlights. Aroma of coffee slight chocolate and malt. Taste is bitter mocha, slight smoothness, porter like body. Over all was expecting a little more or something a little bit different but got a solid stout.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (2121) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle chaired by Björn, thanks. Very smooth but short brown head. Brown color. Chocolate aroma with some dark maltiness. Big chocolate tasrte with a thinn body. Balanced biterness.


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