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

bottled
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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: Malted Barley (Including Chocolate Malt and Roasted Barley), Wheat, Hops, Coriander, Orange Zest.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34334) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Clear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, hard roasted, moderate dark chocolate, licorice. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, chocolate malt, roasted, medium dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120324]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30755) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to deep amber with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted dark malty and breadish. Roasted dark toffee malty flavoured. Bitter and dark breadish. Mild vanilla accent. Ends dry and bitter, dark malty and caramelish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29170) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 28, 2012
Bottled. A dark red-brown beer with a thin dark brown head. The aroma has notes of soy sauce, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with a thin roasted malt, caramel, and a bit of soy sauce, leading to a dry roasted finish. Thanks yespr for this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of Rasmus40. Pours a dark brown with a reddish hue and a rough beige head. Roasty nose, a whiff of licorice. Medium body, roast and ashes with a malt bitter finish. 310312

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20576) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2012
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear red-brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Light roasted aroma of roasted bread with notes of chocolate. Light roasted flavour of caramel and chocolate. Light roasted finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20252) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2012
Bottled (thanks fonefan!). Deep rubyish copper colour with a mediumsized slightly off-white head. Aroma is fruity, roasted, mild liquorice and some sweet maltyness. Flavour is rather similar with some mild chocolate added.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (19233) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2013
Bottled. Dark ruby, small head. Cocoa powder aroma. Fairly sweet with medium body and Clean, rounded mouthfeel. Fudge covered in cocoa powder. Low bitterness. Sort of artificial.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14496) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
26th May 2012
Opaque dark brown - black beer, tidy pale tan head. Palate is light. Mellow dark malt, tangy with a touch of roast. Mild bubblegum ester. Dry finish. Okay.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2012
Courtesy of Alex (nightfall)
Dark brown color with red shades, almost black. Light aroma of roasted malt. Dry mouthfeel and weak body, with roasted malt flavor; ordinary bitterness; there is a very light sourness; the final is very dry. Not bad, but quite plain.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14074) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 4, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2014 Cask at the Stockbridge tap... Jan 14...Deep black... Thin tan head... Dark roast... Soft chocolate nose... Dark mslts... Light bitter roast... Nice soft smooth dark fruits... 4.1 Bottle at home ... deep brown black ... big bubbly tan head ... light licorice chocolate roast malts nose .... light roast malt ... soft roast ... sweet chocolate ... light licorice ... dark blackcurrant fruits ... nice soft easy body ... full mouthfeel ... nice and rounded 3.9


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