Brewed by Beartown
Style: Stout
Congleton, England


on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   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.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

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 (2929) - 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 (4770) - 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.

DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2005 1. Cask Stillage at the Memorial Hall, Northwich 21/09/2001 Dark roasted stout with a slightly hoppy finish. 2. Cask Stillage at the Memorial Hall, Northwich 22/09/2001 Dark roasted stout with a hoppy finish. 3. Cask Handpump at the Cross Keys, Knutsford 26/03/2002 Black and smooth on the palate with a bitter roast finish. 4. Cask Handpump at the Cross Keys, Knutsford 10/08/2002 Dark red smooth slightly fruity with a slightly dry roast finish. 5. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich (JDW) 11/08/2005 Black slightly rich on the palate and fruity with a slightly dry lasting bitter finish. 6. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich (JDW) 21/10/2005 Jet black smooth stout with some sweetness. A pleasant slightly dry roast finish with hints of oysters.

SilkTork (5737) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2005
JDW, Rochester. A dark smooth coffee flavour beer. Some pleasant dark berry flavours - raspberry, black cherry, blackberry and touch of blueberry. A nice drink - finishing softly dry with a lingering tang.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3  4  5 6
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5