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style
Brewed by Hop Back
Style: Stout
Salisbury, England

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unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 397   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A rich dark stout with a strong roasted malt flavour and a long, smooth malty aftertaste.
Ingredients: Optic pale malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, wheat crystal malt. Challenger and Goldings hops.

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3.5
ianwelby (1385) - SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2017
Black beer, thin head. Aroma is sweet chocolate and malt, a bit of liquourice. Taste has a bit of the same, some tangy fruit, earthy malt. Flavour is quite light but it’s not watery. Solid.

2.6
erikaraeb (220) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2017
Choco malty smell and taste with a bit of toast. Was suddenly struck with the aroma of dog food while drinking, though I promise this is more appetizing than that sounds. Watery, but decent for what it is.

3.7
Psytron (2283) - Turku, FINLAND - MAY 20, 2017
From cask at Beer Hunters. Sweet smell of candy. Cola colour, tiny head. Aroma of sweet malt, sugar, some ash and tar. Mildly sweet, medium bitter. Light body, no carbon.

3.5
Grumbo (2946) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2017
Bottle from a now unrecalled source. Poured very dark brown with a tan coloured head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, light coffee and vanilla. Moderate sweetness and medium bitterness. Medium to full body, slick texture, soft carbonation.

3.3
john44 (3101) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2017
Bottle. Dry smooth stout. Dark malt. Soft bitterness. Dark chocolate & roast coffee flavours. Roast malt finish. (2008)

3.1
redders1974 (1465) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2016
Pint at the Healey rochdale. Good blackness full bodied. Touch of caramel. Tar and ash decent enough stout.

3.1
BeardedAvenger (789) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2016
Cask at Prince of Wales, Farnborough. Aroma - a vague hay/yeast. A dark, ruby tinted, brown. Scant beige head. Sweet, with a whisp of bitterness. Smooth mothfeel, a tad light. Malt, chocolate, liqourice. Nice enough.

3
Swaroga (2217) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 5, 2016
Brown with small, beige head. Aroma is burned toast, toasted seeds, zest, some little honey, nuts. Watery but creamy with medium strong carbonation. Quite strong for this style. Dry flavor with grains and roasted notes. Not complex at all. A bit sulfur there too.

3.2
L_Lovecraft (609) - - JUL 19, 2016
Roasted malts, coffee, hints of chocolate, dark brown with a huge and rocky brown head, too little body, medium carbonation, dry, coffee and roasted malts...not so bad but not so good.

2.8
nybol (2200) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2016
Fået som cask God fylde, helt træagtig i smagen, specielt i eftersmagen er den virkelig gennemtrængende, den har de klassiske noter af en porter, let brændt og chokolade. Med det den her øl vil blive husket for er helt klart smagen af træ. Det er næsten som at slikke et stykke brændt træ. Godt! Drukker på Turf Tarvern i Oxford, det er næsten helt som at sidde sammen med Inspector Morse, det gør det temmelig svært at bedømme øllen da den jo bare smager af mere så.


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