overall
88
88
style
Brewed by Binghams
Style: Stout
Reading, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   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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3.3
Finn (8272) - 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 (11100) - 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 (4128) - 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.

3.6
Vladivostok (491) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2017
Quite a sweet stout with most of the flavours you would expect. As others have noted, the vanilla can be hard to discern. Despite that, this is still a nice easy going stout with or without the vanilla.

3.8
ManVsBeer (10973) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2017
Rochdale Beer Festival 2016. Black with a lovely smoothness to its texture. the vanilla is light but flavoursome.

3.6
SaintMatty (7559) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2017
500ml Bottle - Black in colour. Vanilla and chocolate in the aroma. Roasted taste with vanilla, roasted malt, coffee and chocolate.

3.7
RichTheVillan (8325) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2016
Cask at the Wellington; dark black pour with a thin tan head, aroma has roast action plus hints of vanilla, taste has dark roast, hint of vanilla, some coffee, chocolate in the finish.

3.9
Sigmund (7971) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2016
Cask 1/3 pint, gravity dispense, at the 16th Twickenham Beer & Cider Festival. Black colour, beige head. Pleasant aroma of vanilla, chocolate and moderately roasted malts, hints of mild coffee. Very nice flavour, moderately sweet, again notes of vanilla (but not too much), chocolate and mild coffee.


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