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Brewed by Hook Norton
Style: Stout
Hook Norton, England

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Conditioned (Special); Seasonal - Winter.
Hook Norton also Bottling this as Bottle Conditioned, Winter / Spring '08 for a limited period at 4.8%

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, - APR 13, 2012
A - hoppy, with banana and coriander A - quite dark with frothy creamy head T - light sweet with full roster bitter P - full and creamy O - good


4.1
nybol (2201) - DENMARK - JUL 13, 2017
fyldig aroma af mørk malt, som giver en god sødme. smager også af kaffe og lakrids. Den har dog en lethed over sig som gør at man godt kan drikke mere end en.

3.9
popiela (872) - Poznañ, POLAND - JUN 23, 2017
Butelka. W aromacie przyjemnie, gorzka czekolada i kawa. W smaku podobnie. Intensywne, dobre.

3.8
LazyPyro (1209) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2016
550ml bottle from Ocado. Almost black with a long lasting tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, sweet chocolate, toffee. Taste is bittersweet from the chocolatey and roasted coffee-like malt, caramel, toffee, hints of dark fruit. Smooth. Pretty nice.

3.7
wheresthepath (2334) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2016
Cask at the Eldon Arms, Reading. Black with a thin beige head. Chocolate, malt, toffee, roastiness. Roastiness and bitterness grows in the finish, with a bit of plum coming through. Decent stout.

3.6
Sjohnh (947) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Perfectly drinkable, tasty, commercial stout. Dark and glossy, with a tan head as thick and fluffy as cotton wool. Good aroma, leading into a taste with sweet chocolate and milky coffee. Medium body, nice.

3.7
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle from GingRealAleTrail. Pours dark brown, ruby tinge, half finger tan head. Aroma of coffee, loads of it, a blend of coffee types almost. Sweetness, Chocolate...Taste of initial coffee, sugary sweetness, caramel, toffee, chocolate, orange, berries, some spice too. Very nice!

3.3
goozen (4071) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2015
Bottle 0,5ltr: The brown colored version with this name, this Stout looks more like an Porter. Taste is sweetly bitter and hints of caramel and chocolate.

3.7
MrTipple (4968) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Aroma: intense chocolate, toasted malts. Appearance: black, small, beige head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: light body, short duration, sweet chocolate continues. Overall: nice Stout, intense chocolate in aroma and palate. Pint at CBR2015, Shoreditch.

3.6
Lore (2746) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 13, 2015
dark brown colour, huge, dense, stable beige head; aroma and taste of ash, some coffee, maybe cocoa and fruity notes - correct stout - though it would be great to know, why it is named as "Double Stout"

3.4
BrewTom (660) - - FEB 7, 2015
Dry, roasty stout with chocolate notes & a sharp bitter end. A little one dimensional but drinkable. Rated by BrewTom


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