Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Stout
Staveley, England


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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask, keg & bottle; Regular.

A dry oatmeal stout, named after that enduring feature of the Lake District landscape, the dry stone wall and the skilled craftsmen who build them. Aromas of chocolate and coffee, complex rich deep flavours from a blend of 7 malts, moderate bitterness and a long dry finish make Dry Stone Stout a satisfying and warming black beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
taganaya (39) - Greater Manchester, - JUL 11, 2012
Cask at The Waterhouse, Manchester (jdw). Opaque dark reddish brown w/ thin tan head. Aroma is standard stout. Taste is nothing out of the ordinary either but it comes together particularly well. Malty, chocolatey, fruity (cherry), nice lingering bitterness. Well balanced.

deyholla (12589) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 18, 2017
Cask at Dog & Gunn. Pours a near black with a brown head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma combination dry roasted malts and dark grains well. Flavor has the same combination of dry roasted malts and dark grains but there is also a bit of bitter chocolate underlying.

Iznogud (4703) - CROATIA - NOV 7, 2017
On tap at Piccadilly Tap, Manchester. Pours black with medium tan head. Roasted malts, some coffee, chocolate, bit bready. Sweet with some bitterness in finish. Soft texture, low carbonation. Medium bodied. OK.

ekstedt (7013) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2017
Cask at Cloisters Bar, Edinburgh, Scotland. Black with beige head.Roasted malt aroma with coffee dominating, notes of gypsum and chalk.

Towey1989 (3437) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2017
Keg at Piccadilly Tap, Manchester. A deep brown colour with a thin beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, some dark fruits, slight caramel, a little coffee and subtle liquorice. Taste of chocolate, roasted malts, some coffee, slight dark fruits, slight liquorice and subtle spicy hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A dry, roasted coffee bitterness in the finish. A dry roasty stout with subtle fruit and spice. Pretty good.

imdownthepub (15525) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2017
Cask conditioned at The Beer Emporium, Bristol, Gloucs. Very dark brown with cream head. There is a fruity sweetness to this at the start, there is a coffee hint, groundsy with some sweet chocolate, caramel hints. Pretty reasonable.

SamVimes21 (573) - - APR 1, 2017
Cask @ Burton beer festival , Burton-on-trent , black with a tan head with 7 different malts,chocolate , coffee and hops leaving a well malted aftertaste with chocolate and coffee , nice .

john44 (3456) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2017
Keg Third of a Pint at BrewDog, Clerkenwell, London in April 2016 - Opaque Dark Brown / Black in colour. Small tan head. Very Malty; roasty malts, oaty, liquorice, dark chocolate, hint of coffee. Hoppy; grassy hops. Moderately bitter very dry malty throughout. Very drinkable. Decent. (2016-04-22)

undercurrent25 (2246) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Pours a black colour. Taste is of roasted malts and freshly ground coffee. A fairly decent stout

Rasmus40 (22169) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2016
Tap @ Man in the Moon, Stockholm. Black with a lasting light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and licorice. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted light bitter finish. A bit thin. 260716

AndySnow (8306) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2016
How: Draught.
Where: Man in the Moon, Stockholm.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, caramel, chocolate.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, some liquorice, roasted malt, caramel.

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