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Brewed by Charles Wells (Marston's)
Style: Stout - Sweet
Bedford, England

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RATINGS: 1027   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles at the Brewery Tap and in the USA. Also available filtered and pasteurised in nitro-kegs at The Brewery Tap.
Brand acquired solely by Charles Wells in 2011.
A beautifully hand crafted beer with an exceptionally smooth palette and a fruity aroma. A dark, ruby-coloured stout, almost black from a distance, with a beautiful creamy head. Fuggles and Goldings hops. 20% Slovenian Goldings added 10 minutes befofe end of boil.

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3.8
wlajwl (7926) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 15, 2018
Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. The flavor is roasted malts, chocolate, mild fruit and a relatively smooth/slightly acidic finish.

3.4
labeerinthum (2259) - Milano, ITALY - MAY 28, 2018
Bottiglia. Il gusto al naso va liquirizia e caffè. L'intensità olfattiva è molto elevata e la continuità olfattiva è considerevole. Il cappello di schiuma color marrone castagno ha una discreta resistenza. La grandezza delle bollicine è a grana fine. Il colore è scuro impenetrabile. Il corpo è strutturato. Il dolce è leggero e l'amaro è medio: non si surclassano. L'intensità è elevata. La costanza gustativa è buona. Il gusto è piacevolissimo. Le sensazioni boccali finali sono di pronta beva. Il finale è dissetante e complesso. Il retrogusto è intenso. Al palato arrivano sentori di miele, caffè, liquirizia, erba e frutta secca.

3.7
domination_94 (68) - SPAIN - MAY 9, 2018
Cerveza de color marrón muy oscuro casi negro. Con espuma cremosa y abundante que aguanta muy bien en el vaso. Aromas tostados a café y cereal, muy agradable. Carbonatación media, con buen cuerpo y textura aceitosa. En el sabor predomina el tostado de la malta, dandole un carácter a café y chocolate negro. Deja un postgusto amargo del lúpulo. Buena cerveza stout, equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.3
DraftDodger (2429) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2018
Copenhagen 17/3 2018. 50 cl bottle from Meny. Label with cute Mustache and the tagline "Cool, Creamy, Crafted". Pours opaque, dark brown with dense light beige head. Settles as thin almost transparent layer of foam with a frothy rim of lacing along the side of the glass. Moderate lacing. Aroma is lightly roasty and a little salty. Not as sweet or intense as I expected. A little coffee bitterness as well. Light carbonation and slightly thick creamy texture. Flavor is medium sweet nicely balanced with some saltiness and light bitterness. Pleasant enough but quite thin. Light lingering bitterness.

3.4
visionthing (6013) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 11, 2018
50c bottle (London Stout 5,2%) from SuperAlko, Tallinn. Pours close to black with a modest, beige head. Roasty aroma with notes of dark fruits, chocolate and hints of dried fruits. Moderate to medium sweet with nice roasty flavours and a slighty dry and bitter finish. Pleasant one,

3.5
martin00sr (5939) - Haderslev, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2018
Black, beige head. Roasted aroma, hints of smoke, chocolate. Roasted flavour, coffee bitterness, light and sweet choc notes.

3.9
huineman (847) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 26, 2017
500 ml bottle at El Gato Verde, Alcalá de Henares. It pours mahogany so dark it's black; with a rocky, ever-lasting, thick moka-colored head. Aroma is coffee, iron filings, chicory, cassis, cocoa. Nice carb. Light, mouth-covering, soft. Very nice bitter finish that lasts long and brings tinges of coffee back to the mouth.

3.6
martjoobolut (7257) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 15, 2017
Bottle (from SuperAlko). Pours dark brown-black with beige-brownish head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is roast, malt, cocoa. Flavor is sweet and bitter, roast, malt, fruits. Finish is roast bitter. Drinkability is good. Overall: good.

3.8
kaserov (1670) - Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 18, 2017
Color marrón oscuro con capa de espuma marrón de tres dedos de grosor (buena retención). Carbonatación suave. Textura acuosa. Aroma torrefacto, a café, chocolate, ligerísimo ahumado. En boca es muy torrefacta, con café y chocolate a partes iguales, ligerísimo ahumado, de nuevo, y reminiscencias de frutos secos. Postgusto torrefacto, cafetoso y chocolatoso.

3.9
fombe89 (5380) - Asturias, SPAIN - SEP 3, 2017
On tap. @Cimmeria, Oviedo 31/08/2017.
Color negro con buena corona de espuma beige, aromas tostados y cafe, el sabor es tostado con notas a regaliz buen cuerpo, rica.


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