Brewed by Beartown
Style: Stout
Congleton, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A rich creamy smooth dark oatmeal stout that we think would give the dark Irish stouts something to think about.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt, chocolate malt, wheat malt, oat malt. Challenger and Northdown hops.

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evilsoc (191) - WALES - SEP 8, 2008
Black/red. Off white head. Creamy cappacino aroma. A mineral touch on the tongue, coffe, choc. A lasting hop bite. Hoppier than other oatmeals. I enjoyed.

DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2008
Cask at ealing beer fest. Aroma is pritty roasty, but generally thin and grassy hop. Taste is similar, its fairly inoffensive and drinable, but could do with some choc malt.

renffisch (891) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2008
gravicask @ ealing bf 08. Nose of sour barley and hay. Darkest chestnut colour, big bubbled rim. fruity coffe flavours with strong barley notes and a tad of coffee. not bad, if a bit watery.

MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2008
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Ealing Beer Festival.
Almost black with a very thin beige head. Fruity and astringent aroma with some slight roasty coffee. More coffee and roasted malt in the flavour with plenty of fruit and peaty notes. A straight forward stout that is nothing too special.

dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2007
Cask in The Wellington, Birmingham. Black with no head. Sweet caramel scent. Watery with some fizz. Taste of watered-down coffee.

joe19612 (3135) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2007
Cask at the Farnham Beer Festival 2007. A very dark Black beer with a light brown/white head. The aroma is very strong coffee flavour, with a dry finish. I have had better.

hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2011 Cask, gravity, at Wellington Arms BF ’07, Bedford. Very dark brown with a small beige head. Slight sweet aroma. Taste has sour grainy malt and some ash and black coffee, but it’s not very bitter.30.7.11. Bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’11. Ashy aroma and taste with some bitterness. Quite good. Rating: 6,4,6,4,11:3.1

Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2006
On tap in the Mill, Chester. Dark stout like ale. Good off white head. Strong coffee taste. suprislingly easy to drink. The beer got much better as I drank it. Very nice stout.

RichardGretton (4862) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2006
[email protected] Winter Beer Festival 2006. Black beer with a light brown/white head. The aroma is expresso coffee and dry and the flavour is sour, slightly watery, coffee with a dry finish. Overall an average weak, sour watery effort.

JonMoore (2067) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2005
Bottle. Very dark brown with a slim tan coloured head. Roasted malts, coffee and chocolate in the aroma. Roasted flavour with chocolate, but no sweetness. Nice bitterness in the dry finish. Medium bodied, low carbonation. Good stout.

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