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Brewed by Ossett
Style: Stout
Ossett, England

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional. Also available bottle conditioned.
A rich and robust stout. The addition of black treacle gives intense depth and roasted malts impart a coffee flavour. Generous amounts of hops add a dry citrus finish to this complex black ale.

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3.5
jonas (8035) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2017
Backlog rating from RBESG 2008, grand tasting: Dark chestnut, creamy head. Chocolate aroma. Burned chocolate flavor, not that much caramel. Medium body. Light smoky finish.

3.3
Stuartyboy (1760) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 24, 2017
Bottle from home bargains Kilmarnock a dark brown beer with malty treacle aroma flavour is quite sweet roasted malts coffee notes with some treacle flavour overall a solid stout

3.4
john44 (3392) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Cask Half Pint at White Horse Old Ale Festival 2009, Parsons Green, London in Nov 2009 - Red/Brown in colour. Malty; roasted malts, chocolate, caramel. Strong liquorice taste. Fruity; berries. Hoppy; fruity hops. Sweet malty fruity with a slightly bitter edge throughout. Dry roast malty finish. (2009-11)

3.4
Grumbo (3973) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2017
Bottle, source not recorded. Poured dark brown with a mid-sized creamy pale beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, molasses, hop, chocolate. Fairly heavy sweetness, light roasted bitterness. Medium body, slick/oily texture, soft carbonation.

3.1
MarcinG (1003) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2017 Butelka 500ml w Sheffield. Czarny kolor. Piana bezowa dosc niska ,szybko zanika. W zapachu palone toffi kawa czekolada. W smaku dosc slodkawe..kawa toffi lukrecja czekolada.troche zbyt wodniste i brakuje tutaj ciala

2.9
JohnRMurdoch (5047) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2016
500ml bottle from The Real Ale Company. Almost black, reasonable head. Chocloate malt aroma. Mild chocolate treacle flavour. Watery with sweet malty aftertaste. A bit bland.

4.4
WaddlingPlatypus (186) - Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2016
500ml bottle. Rather fittingly, the colour is that of dark molasses, and it pours with a pale caramel head. The aroma is burnt cinder toffee. Soft and rounded texture, with flavours of burnt malt and smokey honey. This stout is pleasingly flavoursome, and pairs well with cake.

2
nofearhatmatt (48) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Had on tap at The Hop in York. Not much of a smell, super dark colour, watery to taste, sort of a bad aftertaste. Overall a subpar stout, wouldn't have again.

3.4
edsspoon (905) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle - dark black with a dark fizzy brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel and dark chocolate. Taste of cocoa, caramel and burnt toffee with a little earth and light bitterness to finish. Medium, oily body and low carbonation.

3.5
Rob_D_UK (1366) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 19, 2015
Pours black with a brown head. Smells of roasted malt with dark chocolate. Good bitterness initially but not lasting.


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