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

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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11331) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2012
bottle shared by ungstrup,at ungstrup clear dark brown, small light brown head. aroma is roasted malty and flowery, flavor is quite roasted malty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11291) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2013
Bottled, 500ml from Tesco, Uttoxeter, Staffs. Dark brown with cream head. Quite a rich malty, roasty beer, decent fullish palate with a liquorice aftertaste. Good depth, liked it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (11044) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (10322) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (9916) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 13, 2013
50cl bottle @ home. Opaque pitch black color, medium sized light brown head that leaves fair to good lacing. Aroma of malts, chocolate, lightly hops, lightly a citrus touch and some roastyness. Taste malts, barley, roastyness, slightly liquorice, light to moderately orange peel. Medium body, low to medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9444) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle 500ml @ Sommerhus
Pours dark brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, floral, hint of licorice and smoke. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long chocolate and caramel finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (9236) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2012
500ml bottle carried back home from the Cave in Glasgow and shared with Finn. Fawn-coloured head to a rosewood coloured body – very nice, indeed. Spotty lacing to the glassware. Grainy chocolate malts to the nose. Flavoured with semi-sweet chocolate malts, alongside notes liquorice and lactose. Rounded and dry ending with distant roastiness Pleasing (Tromsø, 20.09.2012).

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9200) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle: Deep amber coloured with a ruby sheen, stable mid-sized off-white head, mild to moderate fruity and roasty nose, cacao-powder detectable as well; moderate bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied and soft; creamy roasty and fruity finish, bitter chocolate in the aftertaste. Good stuff....

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (8816) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2011
Bottle from Tesco Danestone, Aberdeen. It pours jet black, with a thick beige head. The nose is roasted malt, smoke, caramel, liquorice and varnish. The taste is roasted malt, coffee, liquorice, varnish, wood, tar, dark cherry, caramel, treacle and burnt sugar, with a long dry-roasted malt finish. It is medium bodied, has average carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel. A very flavoursome stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8794) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2011
Bottle. Black with a beige foam. Aromas are earthy roast malts with dark chocolate with cream. Light blackberry with yeast and soft spiced oranges. Flavours are sweet chocolate and caramel with creamy fudge. Coffee and dark chocolate bitterness. Fruity with spices. Dry and sweet on the finish with some peppery yeast. Decent.


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