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Brewed by Binghams Brewery
Style: Stout
Reading, England

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
This stout is infused with vanilla pods which complement the dark malts to create a smooth drinking, deliciously dark stout.

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3.2
DruncanVeasey (9509) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2019
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2019 Cask hand pull, SAH, Cheltenham, May 2018. Alfresco Danish yard in the sun-kissed garden. Deep mahogany becoming headless in the sun. Ruby glints and an infinitesimal tan halo. Ashy well done aroma with cafetière dregs and smouldering black bread. More of a Toffo flavour with Young’s-type lactic and vanilla chocolate sweetness with a good grind of roast to cap it off. Slick conditioned despite the absence of head. Finally nutty with a suggestion of burnt almonds. Not bad.

3.7
Bov (14988) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 13, 2018
@GBBF - black beer with a beige foam left; aroma of chocolate and walnuts, fair notes of vanilla; medium-bodied, low carbonation, aftertaste of cacao, nuts and vanilla

3.5
daniele (11460) - ITALY - AUG 30, 2018
cask scura vaniglia tostato non. Astringente leggera vaniglia cacao piacevole anche se non molto amara

4.4
dpoh17 (1) - - AUG 17, 2018 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2018 Delightful choclatey smell with a light flavour and without strong overpowering taste

5
beermonster1989 (39) - - AUG 11, 2018
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2018 Consumed with extreme pleasure at the GBBF. Vanilla stout felt like a little bit of a punt, but it was very pleasant. Flavoursome but not overwhelming. Reasonably strong at 5% but well worth it.

3.3
Finn (10301) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2017
Fra gravicask i Main Bar på Oktoberfest i Basingstoke 14 Okt 17. Svart. Filmskum med litt farge. Aroma av kokos & vanilje. Smaken som aromaen. Fine sjokoladenyanser underveis.

4.1
gnoff (11277) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2017
Cask ½ pint at The Crispin, Wokingham, on October 16, 2017.
Roasted, cacao, sweet taste. Roasted, cacao aftertaste. Medium full smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Hazy black color, tan head. Cacao, roasted scent.
8/4/8/4/14=4.1

3.5
Grumbo (7836) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2017
From cask at the 26th East Anglian Beer & Cider festival, Bury St Edmunds. Pours almost black with a ruby tint and a small lasting beige head. Aroma of malt, toffee, vanilla pods and light fruit. Heavy to medium sweetness, light roasted bitterness. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation.

3.5
uckelman (813) - Durham, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2017
At Chippenham Beer Festival. Black, not much head. Roasty, hints of vanilla. Medium body. A bit acidic. Nice.

3
beerbp (25) - - FEB 8, 2017
Considering this won CAMRA champion beer of Britain 2016, it sucks balls! Thin, mild flavours, not enough body, not enough vanilla, not enough anything.


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