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Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Imperial Stout
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Profanity Stout is the first in the Williams Bros ’chapeau’ series, in which we celebrate the skills of amateur brewers whose beers we think are exceptoinal and should be made available to a wider audience. With Profanity Stout we doff our caps to Peter and Craig, the ’Balls to the Wall’ brewing duo, who developed this recipe as students on the brewing course at Edinburgh’s Heriot Watt University. The beer is a blend of rich coffee and intensely fruity hop aromas on a base of full velvety malty mouthfeel.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Temptation (255) - - FEB 25, 2013
Black color with reddish glitters, almost like a coke, with a fleeting, solid beige head. Roasted aromas to black dried coffee, hints of cocoa and black fruits. Creamy mouthfeel to coffee, liquorice and sugar. However, it’s quite well balanced with hops, with a bittersweet finish very well structured. Surprisingly good.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pastymc (27) - Niscemi, ITALY - JUN 1, 2015
Bottiglia da 33 cl Molto scura, con leggeri riflessi ambrati; poca schiuma, color nocciola, volatile. Al naso il malto tostato è dominante, con sfumature di caffè, frutta secca, leggero alcool, caramello e un finale resinoso e fruttato. In bocca entra morbidissima, note di cappuccino, nocciola, frutta scura; l’amaro finale rende il tutto molto equilibrato. Bassa carbonazione, corpo medio. Ottimo equilibrio e buona struttura, di piacevole beva, anche se non molto lunga e complessa.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (1190) - DENMARK - MAY 22, 2015
Aroma: Fruits and berries with chocolate. Flavour: Sweet fruits and berries with notes of chocolate and slight caramel. Colour: Dark reddish brown whith an offwhite head.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cool_Bond (1940) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2015
Caramel and toffee on the nose. The taste is malty, dark malt and sweetness. Good bitterness that fills the mouth for a long time. Good and very dark malty. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (757) - - MAY 15, 2015
Gorgeous malty aroma. Massive hit of flavour. Syrupy and sweet. Really good colour and overall appearance. Sticky. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Calisky (1566) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 5, 2015
Couleur noire, mousse beige qui disparait. Nez malt noir et doux chocolaté. Gout malt grillé et café avec chocolat puis forte amertume houblonnée. Bon corps. Fin douce puis amère houblonnée longue. Vraiment pas mal et assez inhabituelle

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (10343) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 25, 2015
330ml bottle (Vastarinen Kiiski, Helsinki)
Pleasantly estery aroma nice roast. Black, brief tan head. Fizzy palate. Pleasant roast, drying hops do like the late finish the hops really hang around. Shame, way too fizzy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1496) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2015
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours almost black with brown head. Oily texture. Aroma is quite muted with sweetish roasted malts, liquorice. Taste is quitelight for the abv, somedryish bitterish roasted malts and chocolate. Some booze as well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1005) - Krakow, POLAND - APR 5, 2015
Bottle Aroma-caramel, coffee, chocolate, Appearance-black, hazy, tan foam, Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, thick feel, soft carbonation, bitternes finish Overall-very good

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shark_Pants (407) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 20, 2015
Very dark with small beige head. Smooth dark chocolate and coffee aromas with a little licorice and leather. Robust roasty taste with coffee, chocolate, treacle, butter and a little charred meat in the finish. The medium body and lower ABV (for an imperial stout) help strike an excellent balance between flavour and drinkability that gives it a solid point of difference. Impressive that it’s so full of flavour yet doesn’t seem watery due to the thinner body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lello4ever (221) - ITALY - MAR 19, 2015
Scura, quasi nera, schiuma beige di buona persistenza. Molto piacevole l’aroma di caffè, malti tostati e leggera affumicatura. Si conferma bevendola come un’ottima stout, appena amara, sempre malto tostato in evidente, beverina nonostante l’alcol,


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