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Formerly brewed at Beavertown Brewery
Style: Stout
Tottenham Hale, England

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottled Conditioned; Special - Alpha Series. Dated 19 December 2012.

Malt: Pale, Pale Chocolate, Crystal, Oats, Carafa II
Hops: Magnum, Mt Hood, Summit
This Stout has a load of late hop additions to bring that zest and poke to the nose. Beautiful delicate coffee and chocolate notes lie in the smooth character of the malts.

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4.5
ladnewton (2075) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
On tap at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden on 31st May 2014. Impenetrably black with tan foam and travelling lace. Rich and intense roast malt aroma with spice and tart citrus. Exquisite in-mouth - rich roastiness and coffee meet grapefruit citrus tang and touches of smoke. Tangy citrus finish with burnt note and hints of firewood smoke. Engaging texture and fair body. Excellent!

4.3
caesar (7400) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle from sourced market, large sample. Dark color, small brown head. Aroma of chocolate, cookie, biscuit, hint of roast. Medium sweet in taste, bit bitter. Just 5.6%, but so much flavor. This reminder me a bit of the kernel impy brown, which is one of my all time faves. Wow, great beer this one!

4.2
Beese (3305) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2013
Bottle from Sourced Market in St Pancras Station, London. Poured a thick, viscous black colour with a dense tan head. Aroma of burnt malt, blackcurrent and dark chocolate. Velvet mouth feel. Flavours of dark fruit, roasted malt, molasses. Finished with burnt malt and hop bitterness. Very nice.

4.1
Leighton (22820) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2013
Keg at BrewDog Shoreditch, London during the Beavertown event. Pours rich brown with a small, tan cream head. Lots of dry, charred wood on the nose, some baking cocoa. Medium sweet flavor, chalky chocolate, eatrh, good roast, char. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Dry and roasty finish, dark chocolate, burnt wood, earthy bitterness, hints of dark fruits. Really solid stout.

4.1
chimpgibbon (576) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle from Drinkmonger. Beautiful stout which belies it’s ABV stunningly as it’s full bodied yet smooth. Creamy, chocolatey, light and pleasant malts. Creamy choco goodness all round.

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RichTheVillan (8457) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; deep brown pour with foam tan head, earthy malt aroma, oaty taste with a big chocolate hit very robust warming alcohol, like this.

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Singularity (6369) - Blattniksele, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2014
On tap at CBC 2014. Black with beige head. Aroma is hoppy, fruit, pine, roasted with chocolate notes. Taste is thick, creamy, flowers, fruit with high bitterness.


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