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Brewed by Howling Hops
Style: Stout
Hackney, England

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Victorian Stout. A villainous compound of filth.

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3.4
Rune (13658) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2015
330ml bottle bought at Cock Tavern in July 2014. A tan-coloured head to a deep dark ruby coloured body. Nicely roasted malts on the nose, bread and chocolate. Flavoured with cocoa, dark fruits, dark bread and earth. Malty bitterness towards the ending. Fine bodied. Quite pleased with it (shared with Finn 05.11.2015).

3.3
Finn (8272) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2015
Flaske 330ml. Spandert av Rune og delt under en sesjon hos ham 5 Nov 15. Ekstremt dyp amber. Middels høyt mokkafarget skum. Sjokoladearoma. Myk munnfølelse. Smaken sjokolade. Etterhvert litt tørr & søt.

3.6
Aniela (4215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2015
From my backlogg:

Bottle at Cock Tavern, London 2014. Roasted caramell chocolate licorice dark fruits aroma. Roasted cocoa licorice coffee fruity soot flavour.

3.8
fonefan (51665) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2015

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Howling Hops Old London ].
ABV: 7.5%. Clear dark brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, strong coffee, dusty coffee, farmhouse. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, farmhouse, chocolate, dry, moderate roasted and dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140419]

3.5
AndySnow (8171) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2014
How: Bottle.

Where: Cock Tavern, London.

Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small beige head.

Aroma: Chocolate, sweet, some dried fruit.

Body: Medium body and flat carbonation.

Flavour: Chocolate, sweet malt, syrup.

3.7
Leighton (22555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2014
Cask at the Cock Tavern - Hackney, London. Pours clear, dark brown with a tan cream head. The nose holds milk chocolate, light dusty earth, general roasted malts. Medium sweet flavor with moderate alcohol presence, lightly tangy berries, more milk chocolate, brownie mix. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming to finish with rich dark malt character, baking cocoa, mild earthy bitterness. Solid.

3.6
rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle at Cock Tavern, London. Roasted caramel and chocolate aroma, soot, cocoa, licorice, figs, some raisins. Roasted cocoa and licorice flavor, coffee, soot, fruity, some warming alcohol.
Nice heavy stout.

3.8
Benzai (16783) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle shared at Cock Tavern. Almost pitch black color, medium sized beige to light brown head. Smell and taste malts, very roasty, pretty bitter, a hint of coffee, coffee roast and some hops in there as well. Medium body and carbonation.

4
Beese (3266) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
Cask at The Cock Tavern, as part of RBESG ’14 on 9 Aug. Poured a dark brown, with a dense beige head. Aroma of oak, port and red wine barrels. Medium to thick mouth feel. Dark malt flavours, with some rum and burnt malt. Finish was dark sugars, liquorice and dates.

4
mR_fr0g (13673) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle shared at the how long hops. Aroma is nutty caramel, earthy praline. Flavour is nutty praline, caramel, dried fruits. Light earthy notes. Palate is medium full body with moderate carbonation. Light chalk. Really good stuff.


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