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

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RATINGS: 173   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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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lisowczyk (67) - POLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Butelka Piana drobna, beżowa. Barwa czarna. W aromacie słd, zboże, lekki krem, kawa zbożowa. Smak: ciemne słody, nuty palone, zbożowe. Lekkie owoce, czekolada deserowa, laktozowa słodycz, kremowość, lekka kawa zbożowa.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gary (1932) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2014 Bottled: good fucken stout ,not meant for dissecting !its Friday night and this is a great way to start the weekend. milk chocolate malt, roast bitterness, smooth creamy full plate oh my fuck i could drink lots of this one

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (9840) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Pours black, thick, long-lasting tan head. Aromas of coffee and chocolate, light liquorice tang. Taste brings a light fruit sweetness, but mostly more chocolate. Rich and creamy mouthfeel. Really very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16718) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle. It pours a very dark brown body, clear-looking and with a small, dense, dark beige to light tan head. The aroma has some roasted malts and bonfire hints, with milk chocolate and a pleasant hoppy touch. Its medium bodied and with a very soft carbonation level. Some licorice notes in the flavor, with roasted malts, bonfire and milk chocolate, and a nice hoppy bitterness in the back. Lasting roasted finish with piney and citrusy hops blending in. Sure a nice one, very tasteful and at the same time easy drinkable. 140816

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (11111) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours dark brown/black with a light tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, licorice and lactose. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long milk chocolate finish. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (7498) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and coffee. Flavor is sweet and roasted with some ash, nuts, caramel and chocolate. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
worldbeertaste (1800) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Black with a tan head. Smells of deep roast, coffee and dark berries with chocolate. Medium roast with a dry berry finish. The smell is deeper than the taste. But nice nonetheless.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3924) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Aroma: toasted malts, light milk chocolate. Appearance: dark brown, no head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: getting quite sweet, milk chocolate, not too intense, light toward notes. Overall: very nice Sweet Stout, well balanced. Bottle from Waitrose, Bath.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Davros (2966) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 3, 2014
Pours black with a small light tan head. Nose shows roasted malt, cocoa, milk chocolate. Appetising. Flavours follow along the same lines: dry roasted malt, cocoa and a little underlying sweetness from the lactose. Very easy-drinking stuff. Body feels a little watery.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1533) - ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Pint At the Nags Head in Reading. Light and tasty stout, a bit of dry spice to it. Black with a nice creamy head. Enjoyable stuff, though a touch lacking in body.


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