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Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Stout
Bedford, England

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RATINGS: 3564   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles and in nitrocans. Also Nitro Keg on Tap
Production moved from Youngs to Wells & Youngs in 2007. Brand acquired solely by Charles Wells in 2011.
Ingredients: Pale ale and crystal malt, chocolate malt, special blend of sugars, Fuggle and Goldings hops, real dark chocolate and chocolate essence.
Chocolate malt and real dark chocolate are combined with Young’s award winning rich, full flavoured dark beer to craft a satisfyingly indulgent, but never overly sweet experience.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bebum (496) - - JUN 28, 2015
Tall, brown, stiff and lasting head, deep copper. Intense, complex nose. Medium body and flavor, well carbonated, smooth texturec crisp mouthfeel, avg length. High acidity, moderate bitterness, off dry. Roast flavors, chocolate, yeasty. Interesting but rather dry and lean, not my favorite style of stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (355) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 24, 2015
Coloração preta,opaca,creme marrom alto,volumoso,duradouro com formação de bolhas pequenas;no aroma torrefação,chocolate amargo e lúpulo;sabor segue aroma,suave e equilibrado, ,boa drinkability ,corpo médio,bom conjunto.Para os como eu gostam do estilo(Stout)é uma boa pedida

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Austin_Ripper (56) - Iowa, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Deep dark color, creamy tan head. Smells like chocolate and a little bit of coffee. Taste is mostly sweet with a bit of a bitter bite at the end of it. Very good beer that doesn’t cost you your right arm.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (847) - Iowa, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle. Pours deep brown with tan head. Smells like rich milk chocolate. Maybe a little dark fruit. Taste adds just a little bitterness. Let it warm up first.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
caribou43 (74) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 17, 2015
It is a perfect beer. There is a good connection between the chocolate, cacao and the bitterness and the hop. One of my favourite beer and the taste is simply perfect. The colour is typical for this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ksiwzos (88) - GREECE - JUN 15, 2015
Darnk brown, opaque, almost black with medium dense light brown head. Aroma is dark roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla notes, chocolate liquer, nice but not very complex. Taste is ballanced, mainly roasted malts, some chocolate. Aftertaste is light bitter from roasted malts and hops, a bit dryer than expected.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
JimmyBoy74 (397) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2015
Sample på Annas ölprovning. Krämig och god Stout. Det går att hitta chokladtoner i drycken! Gott.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (2302) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2015

Lukt: Mye duft av kaffe, lakris, nøtter, mørk sjokolade og en liten anelse røyk..
Utseende: Sort.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende brunt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Fruktig smak, med en sterkt preget sjokolade avslutning som sitter.
Hvor: Kjøpt@The Great Beer Bar, Petaling Jaya, Nydt@Hotel, Petaling Jaya
Medium: Flaske@330ml, ABV@5,2%, Når@12.06.2015

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trapped (1362) - New York, TURKEY - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle. Inky black with largish chocolate colored spongy head, strong chocolate aroma, l;ow carbonation, pervading chocolate taste, long finish. A very good stout.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jamaty (1234) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 7, 2015
Negra opaca. Dos dedos de espuma tostada. Aroma puro a chocolate, grande. Y en boca una excelente combinación de chocolate por todos los lados junto con malta, para acabar en un final seco y un postgusto entre café y de nuevo chocolate. Merece la pena salvo que puede resultar un tanto. cansina.


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