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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our stout lives up to the highest expectations of dark beer lovers... it is brewed rich and full-bodied with a high alcohol content. The roasted malts contribute notes of coffee and dark chocolate, while rolled oats lend a full and rounded character to the palate. So kick back in your easy chair with your trusty dog at your feet and a pint of Sleeping Dog Stout in hand - you can almost feel the heat from a roaring fire as you savor this warming brew.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13634) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, coffee and milk chocolate. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, coffee and light cocoa with a smoith lingering roasty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (19174) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016, Day 1 - London. Pours clear black-brown with a foamy, off-white head. Rich chocolate in this one, with some mellow roasted malts, bread, toffee. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Good, forward chocolate character in the finish. Really nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (6833) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2016
August 2016 - Cask at GBBF 2016 as Chama River Sleeping Dog Stout. Black with a red hue, small brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate, molasses, prunes. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is cola, quite sweet, gloopy sugars, chewy malt. OK. (3.4)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (6912) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2016
GBBF 2016. dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is tangy red berries and wood burnt notes. Tate is also roasty and lightly sweet and tangy with more licorice and red berries. Medium bodied with carbonation. Overall, OK one

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (12991) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. It pours black with a tiny tan head. The aroma is rich roasted maltage, meaty, some smoke, umami and liquorice. The taste is rich, roasted malt, earth, toast, liquorice, chocolate, slightly syrupy, treacle, dark fruits and salted liquorice. Medium body and soft carbonation. Maybe a touch sweet, but overall pretty decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (22685) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2016
9th August 2016
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Almost opaque dark brown beer, thin tan head. Palate is smooth, fairly dry and has low carbonation. Dark chocolate malts, some coffee. Mildly tangy dark fruits. Light finish. Standard stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18731) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2016
Sample at GBBF 2016, Tuesday. Black beer with a small brownish head. Roasted chocolate aroma, cocoa, raisins, licorice, caramel, some vanilla. Chocolate flavor, vanilla, hazelnuts, licorice, caramel notes. Nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (3095) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016, Olympia, London. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Sweet, roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes quite similar, sweet, roasty, malty, chocolate, some coffee. I liked this sweet stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (14455) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2016
Sampled @ GBBF day 1. Opaque pitch black color, average sized beige to light brown head. Aroma is malts, soft roast. Taste malts, soft roast, a touch of sweetness, slightly liquorice, slightly chocolate, dark malts only lightly in the background. Decent body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nocturne (1892) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. Darkest brown. Short off-white head. Big taste of cocoa nibs, light tobacco and fruity notes. Great mouthfeel. A very smooth, tasty and easy drinking stout.


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