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Brewed by Bristol Beer Factory
Style: Sweet Stout
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned; Regular and Cask; Occasional.
Previously 4.8%.

Sweet, black and extremely full-bodied. Unfermentable Lactose sugar (added during the boil) sweetens the Chocolate and Black Malt derived roast / burnt flavours.
Ingredients: Maris Otter Pale Malt, Crystal, Chocolate & Black Malts. Challenger Hops.
An historic beer, recreated for the modern drinker.

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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Very milky and creamy. Sweet and delicious. Good creamy head. Gorgeous dark colour. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (16872) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2015
On cask at Euston Tap, pours black with a small beige head. Nose brings out lactose and some cocoa. Flavour is well-balanced, with cocoa and lactose in good balance. Medium bodied and chocolatey. Solid milk stout.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (1460) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2015
50cl flesje via Firma Bier Alcoholpercentage van 4,5% Uitgeschonken in Keyte glas Uiterlijk: zwart met mooie cremelaag Aroma en smaak: romig van de lactose, chocolade, gebrande koffie, caramel, kandijsuiker, klein bittertje Conclusie: romige en vrij zoete stout, best smakelijk ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (9117) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 28, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear dark mahogany with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt, chocolate, caramel. The flavour is moderate sweet with a smooth, creamy chocolate, light liqourice bitter palate. Moderate to full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (2889) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2017 Bottle from Waitrose. Impenetrable dark brown. Hint of chocolate, liquorice, and pine. Sweet taste with a resinous citrussy tone. Velvety smooth, very full for the ABV and style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPC1524 (194) - Devon, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2016 On cask at Samuel Jones, Exeter. Dark and inviting. Sweet and bitterness immediately makes for a lovely contrast of flavours. Slightly unbalanced although still enjoyable..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (10042) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - MAR 15, 2015
50cl bottle from ABCBeers. Thin creamy off white head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Sweet chocolate aftertaste. Nicely done

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (1090) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Poured dark chocolate brown with slightly tan head that soon dissipates. Notes of milk chocolate, cocoa roasted malts and a sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2015 Origin: Tap. Vessel: Pint Glass. Locale: The Canteen (Bristol). Burnt and thick taste but slightly too cold.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Towey1989 (2554) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 4, 2015 Cask at The Holy Inadequate, Etruria. A clear dark brown to black colour with a medium mocha head. Aroma is quiet sweet of coffee, milk chocolate, lactose and some roasted malts. Taste of roasted malts, coffee, milk chocolate, some lactose, subtle fruit cake, burnt caramel and a little smoke. Light bodied and a smooth texture. A bittersweet, roasted, chocolatey finish. Really nice, perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness.


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