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

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   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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3.3
KyotoLefty (10531) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 10, 2015
Cask at the Harp. Pretty black, low tan foam. Chocolate mlik nose, lots of cocoa. Sweet cocoa, milk. Thin, light. Tasty.

3.7
BeerViking (4950) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Cask at the Magpie, black with a thin head, coffee and ash on the nose with a hint of plum, dry-sweet and ashy, with touches of herbal bitterness and cocoa. Light milky texture and a touch of sour cherries on the finish.

3.3
msbernac (2774) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle Aroma-caramel, coffee, chocolate, Appearance-black, hazy, beige foam Taste-medium sweetness, lightly sour, lightly bitter, Palate-light body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter finish Overall- very good

3.2
Erasmus_ro (3130) - Alabama, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown, black with a small, stylish, dark beige head. Aroma is coffee, roast, light sugar and chocolate, light lactose. Taste is roast, some coffee, some lactose, somewhat sweet, but not too much. Fairly low carbonation.

4.4
MissPxx (991) - 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
mcberko (18429) - 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
mjik83 (1615) - 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
jmgreenuk (9715) - 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
jjsint (3319) - Leicester, Leicestershire, 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
JPC1524 (213) - 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..


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