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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fonefan (48810) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2017

Cask (gravity) @ NBF 2015 [ The 40th. Nottingham Beer Festival (The 8th Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival) ], Nottingham Castle, Friar Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 6EB.

[ As Grainstore Rutland Beast ].
Clear medium brown colour with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, dark malt, sweet malt, berry notes. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, dark malt, sweet malt, caramel, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20151009]

anders37 (26259) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2005
Cask @ Bishop’s Arms, Malmö. Dark brown colour. Small creamy head. Malty and hints of toffee and caramel in the aroma. Malty flavour with chocolate and caramel. Malty aftertaste, some hints of roasted malts in the aftertaste too. Very nice.

fiulijn (20427) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 18, 2005
Cask at Bishop’s Arms, Malmö
Mahogany color; frothy head. Light caramel aroma, very light herbs. Soft mouthfeel, some malt, caramel, some chocolate, correct bitterness (long, getting stronger). When it’s warmer, it’s a pleasant and soft Winter Warmer.

Theydon_Bois (19203) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
Cask at the Rupert Brooke, Rugby, 17/04/13. Mahogony brown with a good sized beige head that retains well. Good lacing ensues. Nose is dark malt, very light roast, toffee, touch of smoke. Taste is malt forward, dark toffee fudge, sugars, mineral notes, barley, dark fruits, biscuit. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, smooth and plesant on the palate. Decent enough fayre, but coming over as more of an ESB to me than a stout.

harrisoni (18437) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2009
Cask at White Cliffs BF 09. Ruby/chestnut colour, thin beige head. Great condition. It’s a bit toasty, good beer. Not that bad. Decent sting on end. Tasty and toasty.

FatPhil (15975) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 26, 2017
Gravicask (CWAF2017)
Toffee and coffee aroma. Lovely sweet black tea taste. Very mellow maltiness. Full palate. Great drinkability. Lovely beer.

imdownthepub (14473) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2010
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Mahogany with tan head. Heavy darkly roasted malts with a bitter chocolate character, some liquorice, chalkiness with just a hint of hop in the finish.

Christian (13605) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2017
Gravity cask at National Winter Ales Festival. Chestnut with a lasting off-white head. Malty aroma with bread crust, nuts, toffee and dried fruit. Sweet fruity flavour with figs and dates, and rich malts.

mR_fr0g (11918) - 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.

allmyvinyl (10508) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Cask at The Standing Order. Pours clear dark amber with a thin beige head. One of the lightest stouts I’ve seen for a while! Aromas of toffee and stewed dark stone fruit. Taste is light bitter. Creamy texture. Not bad.

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