Brewed by Cascade Brewery (CUB)
Style: Foreign Stout
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia


on tap


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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Fatty Appleton, a colourful brewery worker, was known for his ability to carry 2 Firkin barrels under his arms (yes, they’re known as Firkins). It’s a skill that would work as ’crowd control’ when things got out of hand at the local. Deep and rich in colour, Stout has a slightly nutty roasted flavour and chocolate characteristics, with a smooth and creamy body and pleasantly bitter after-taste. Fatty Appleton would approve!

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sm89walt (2079) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2014
375ml bottle. Poured with a thick and creamy thus lacing and lasting dark tan to light brown head atop a deep but clear dark brown, almost black, body. Rich dark chocolate, espresso and roasted malt characters across both aroma and to taste with a slight caramel and milk chocolate sweetness. Some dark, dried fruit notes in the mid-palate. Medium in body with soft to medium carbonation and a lengthy bitter malt finish. A competent, well-brewed and full-flavoured stout.

Kurtos (214) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2014
Pours a nice black, typical stout aroma’s of coffee, roasted malts and a roasty nuttiness. Taste. Mainly espresso coffee, and a slight dark chocolate flavour accompanied with a pleasant bitterness throughout. Overall. This beer just rates slightly above the crowd and is good for the price.

Mark_Eck (1998) - - FEB 6, 2014
Pours a very dark brown. Smells of roasted malts and coffee. Has a slight sweet date of chocolate followed by coffee bitterness. Flavors are not very strong.

kidmartinek (5001) - austin, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Pours black with a thin tan film for a head. Aroma of dainty cocoa and some stone. Flavor of chocolate, metal and water. somewhat runny, thin. Roasted sweet malt finisb with a touch of algae.

Jado (804) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - SEP 11, 2013
From 375 ml bottle. Pours a deep black with a thin tan head that collapses to a collar. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, cocoa nibs and a hint of dark fruit. Taste is dominated by black coffee with notes of chocolate also evident. However there’s an odd mineral note that’s out of kilter. Dark chocolate aftertaste. Certainly not bad, but not my favourite stout.

gnoff (10793) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2013
First rating
Bottled 375 ml at The Royal Oak, Launceston. Sampled on August 6, 2013.
As "Cascade Export Stout".
Black color, small tan to brown head. Sweet, roasted taste. Roasted aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, roasted scent.

Draught at Cascade Visitor Centre, South Hobart. As part of a tasting paddle after the brewery tour. Sampled on August 8, 2013.
Black color, brown head. Coffee, sweet taste. Alcohol, coffee aftertaste. Medium to smooth mouthfeel, high cry bitterness. Coffee, sweet scent.

mattyhennessy (376) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - AUG 19, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Deep black in colour with a solid tan head. Aromas of roasted nuts and chocolate. Pleasantly bitter coffee after taste. Quite heavy with medium carbonation. One of cascade’s better efforts.

M_Sack (761) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 18, 2013
Deep black with generous mocha head. A very subtle aroma of roasted grain and chocolate. Flavours of roasted nuts and chocolate with a slight hint of coffee towards the end of the dry palate. Lacking in depth but an enjoyable beer from a big brewer.

denemc (3) - Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 6, 2013 does not count
I love this beer. It is a beautiful dark colour and has a great head. Rich chocolate and coffee flavour with a nice bitter finish. For a commercially made Aussie beer this is a good one.

Theodopilos (68) - - JUN 26, 2013
Poured into my favourite beer glass, the snifter, a nice looking stout with a lovely beige head, aromas of roasted grains, flavours of coffee and dark chocolate, medium carbonation, a good stout, and cheap too

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