Brewed by Grainstore (Davises Brewing Co)
Style: Stout
Oakham, England


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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Cask; Regular.

Rutland Beast is strong yet exceptionally balanced. Dark earthy brown in colour, its fantastic flavours blend together to produce a mind blowing great beer.

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teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - OCT 11, 2016
Backlog rating. Cask at JDW WIQ. It pours a clean brown color with a small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, light wood, light sweet chocolate and licorice. Taste is also medium sweet and chocolatey with notes of roasted malts, light oak and earthy notes. Light to medium bodied with ok carbonation. Overall, quite nice

mR_fr0g (12067) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Cask at the Peterborough beer festival 27/08/2016. A deep ruby red brown coloured pour with a lasting dirty loose beige head. Aroma is tangy dried fruits, rum and raisin, green apple, cakey malts, some alcohol. Flavour is composed of sweet nutty malts raisin cake toffee, rum, boozy. Palate is medium sweet sticky, brown sugars. Rutland boozy tick.

Mr_Pink_152 (4985) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2016
Tried at the 2016 Peterborough Festival. Deep ruby brown colour, with an off white head. Aroma coffee, chocolate, and dried fruit. Taste light sweet to a roasted finish

The_Osprey (7980) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016
Cask HP at Hamilton Hall as ’Grainstore Rutland Beast Special Edition’, 5.3%. Dark brown with an amber hue, still, small scummy beige head, light lacing. Aroma is chocolate malt, demerara. Body is smooth, soft carbonation, a little oily. Taste is thin molasses and dates, a little phenolic dental rinse, freshly polished leather, maybe some over-toasted nuts The astringency balances the sweetness nicely. A solid offering.

gowdy (1115) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - MAY 16, 2016
Cask pint at The Crystal Palace (JDW), Glasgow. Very cloudy, very dark brown. A little head.

Don2711 (474) - - APR 25, 2016
UPDATED: APR 26, 2016 Malty aroma. Burnt woody flavours.Chestnut appearance. Malty pleasant nutty creamy toffee taste with spicy bite on palate. Red berry flavours with licorice. Unusual but nice. Good strength.

berkshirejohn (6491) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. A dark chestnut pour with a tight cream head; nutty aroma with some well roasted malts in the background; silky smooth in the mouth with a creamy toffee taste and a hint of earthy chocolate malt; then a light spicy bitterness before a satisfying syrupy finish. Excellent.

jookos (6762) - FINLAND - JAN 4, 2016
Rated ma 04.01.2016.

[email protected] Dark amber brown reddish colour. Some dough on nose, red berries, dark cherry caarmels, a bkt of roast. Med bodied, feels a bit flat stale. Red caramels, rubber licorice, malty. Possibly not in its prime. More amber aley than stout tho.

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jmgreenuk (9444) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - SEP 12, 2015
Cask at the Wellington, Birmingham. Poured a crystal clear reddish amber with a bubbly off white head. The aroma is red berry fruit, light malt, light hop. The flavour is light sweet, light bitter, with a sticky sweet raspberry malt, light bitter hop palate. Medium bodied with flat carbonation.

gegwilson (3701) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Gravity at the National Winter Ales Festival in Derby. Ruby with a thin cream head. Sweet with notes of blackcurrant and liquorice. Quite an odd tasting beer. Pleasant though.

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