Brewed by Kelham Island
Style: Stout
Sheffield, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Cask; Seasonal - January.
A dark, ruby winter beer with little aroma. Malt and caramel, along with some fruitiness and dryness, are in the taste, which also has plum notes and chocolate, and develops into a dry, but sweet, aftertaste.

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cgarvieuk (26421) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle in hotel room Leeds. M dark black.. Thin tan lacing... Soft sweet caramel toffee chocolate roast malts nose.. Soft sweet caramel toffee chocolate roast malts.. Sweet toffee malts

omhper (25963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2003
Sampled cask conditioned at Nynäshamn Real Ale Festival, Sweden.
Black with coffee aroma. Sweet and creamy with very soft mouthfeel and notes of chocolate. Velvetty finish.

Rasmus40 (22174) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2017
Cask @ Gardeners Arms, Norwich. Hazy very dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and dark chocolate. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and roasted moderate bitter finish. 180217

Theydon_Bois (21520) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
Cask at the Victoria, Rugby, 17/04/13. Extremely dark mahogony brown with a good sized beige head. Nose is dark malt, light sour fruits, dark toffee, hint of chocolate. Taste comprises dark malt, earthy qualities, black forest gateux, dark fruits. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry in the finish. Ok.

saxo (19583) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2017
Cask @ Murderers, Norwich. No head. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, caramel, licorice and hops. A little on the sweet side.

harrisoni (19559) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2008
Cask conditioned gravity, White Cliffs BF 08. Black with dark brown edges. Tan head. Coffee powdery aroma with some dark fruits. Fruit is really good. Very fine powder in mouth. Black cherry and plums. Decent.

imdownthepub (15530) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2009
Cask conditioned at The Rose & Crown, Charlbury, Oxon. Black with white head. Sweeter than expected, but still fully flavoured heavy Stout. Roasty notes throughout with a smooth maltiness, background bitterness. Really quite good.

Rune (13781) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2017
By gravicask, minifest at Murderers in Norwich. A bubbly filmy layer to a jet black body. Toffee aroma, slightly smoked. Chocolate and toffee flavours, hints of liquorice. Mid-sweet malty ending. Pleasing (Shared with Cunningham, 18.02.2017).

Camons (13523) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2017
Cask @ Gardeners Arms, Norwich. Pours black with an offwhite head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, licorice, dark chocolate. Flavor is light swet, malt, caramel, licorice. Medium body, soft carbonation. 180217

ManVsBeer (11205) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Cask @ White Hart, Todmorden. Black with an off-white bubbly head. Sweet aroma with a bittersweet dark fruity taste.

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