Brewed by Green Jack
Style: Stout
Lowestoft, England


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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask; Regular.
The Lurcher Stout Fruity, chocolaty, rich and fulsome, well-balanced with hops, yet So Smooth. Proving to be a real winner, if you like stout you will love Lurcher.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fairwater (146) - Reading, Berkshire, - OCT 30, 2013
Cask @ Alehouse. Very dark, a little ruby around the edges, frothy head. Some winter fruits in the aroma, which are followed by more on first taste. Blackcurrant, bitterness from the hops, but no burnt notes from the grains. Extremely drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2766) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2017
Bottle ranworth broad shop. Black ok head. Choc dark fruit atoms taste same some coffee good balance. Really good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (7716) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 14, 2017
Transparent black color with a fine tan head. Ok intensity in the aroma. Medium body, and a soft carbonation level. Semi dry ending. Roast, earth, coffee and some wood. Decent sweetness.
[Handpull at Queens Head in Chelmsford, England shared with Rune a Sunday afternoon]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (3041) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2017
Cask Half Pint at The Bricklayers Arms, Putney , London in Sept 2010 - Black in colour. Very malty; roast malts, chocolate, coffee, caramel. Fruity; dark fruits, raisins. Hoppy; some hop bitterness. Roast malty fruity throughout with a drying slightly bitter finish. Nice Stout! (2010-09)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (15826) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 5, 2017
Draught (Ivory Peg, Chelmsford)
Very dark brown, clear, small spongy head. Liquorice aroma, something menthol-like, even getting terveleijona pastils. Taste also very liquoricey. Bitter finish, lasts a long time. Has a bittering hop fingerprint I associate with Bramling Cross. Nice one, good breakfast beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (18963) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Cask at the Triangle Tavern, Lowestoft, 21/11/16. Extremely dark mahogany brown with a decent light tan crown of bubbles. Nose is chocolate, dark malts, biscuit crumble, light charr, roasted tones. Taste comprises cocoa powder, toffee, Bourbon biscuit, roast malt, light spice, fruit rinds, liquorice. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, drying close. Decent enough stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tombyars (1672) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - NOV 15, 2016
Tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats (JDW) on the 13th November 2016. Cask, handpump dispense. Black ruby in colour with a thin creamy pale buff head. Malty aroma with overtones of dark berry fruit. Thin oily mouthfeel and good lacing. Dark malt complex gives a thin moist maltloaf base with plump bramble fruit, chocolate malt, molasses and roast grain. Dry hoppy prickle adds a dusty bitter aftertaste with cereal elements to the resins. Malty finish with overripe bramble, molasses and dark chocolate evident in the mouth. A cracking session stout and highly recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (7092) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2016
cask half-pint in my local Wetherspoons on 9th Nov 2016. Deep ruby/brown body under a good depth of a lightly tanned foam. Usual stout aromas and taste: malty molasses, but not sweet, some hedgerow fruits and a hint of chocolate on a bed of smooth toffee: liked it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Osprey (7835) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2016
Cask HP at Hamilton Hall London as Green Jack Lurcher Stout. Dark brown, opaque, red hue when held to light, foamy light brown head leaves full lacing. Aroma is toffee, soft roast, dark breads. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is toffee and ash, twigs, woody, boiled sweets, burnt biscuit, light fudge offset by an ashy astringency. This is phenomenally well judged and flavourful for the abv. A mini triumph. I would happily drink many pints of this one. One of the best stouts Ive tasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (9157) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 21, 2016
Tap at the Upminster Taproom. Poured a clear dark brown with a bubbly round head. The aroma is smoky roast malt, light sweet caramel. The flavour is light sweet with a toasty liqourice light spicy hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4806) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2016
Tried at the Cardinals Hat. Deep ruby brown colour with a light ran head. Aroma and taste have toffee, plum and dark roasted malt, with a light sweet finish. Smooth creamy body.

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