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

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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   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 (33333) - 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 (29687) - 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 (28448) - 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 (25094) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20004) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19664) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (18963) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (13533) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13457) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ Fonefan tasting. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are dry roast malt, hints of smoke, hints of caramel and hops. Dry finish,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle @ Miss January / AA Meeting Afterparty Tasting, March 2012. Pours dark brown with a small creamy head and lacings. Nose is roast and chocolate. Smooth. Bit of roast and fruit. Pleasant.


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