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75
style
RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A robust, Irish-style stout with 75 pounds of rolled and steel-cut oats included in the mash. The oats add a creamy texture and velvety smoothness that help round out the roasted barley bite. Served nitrogen-conditioned for a thick, frothy head.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2010
Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Earls Court 04/08/2010 Hoppy and slight roast aromas. Black hoppy and fruity with a hint of dryness in a coffee roast finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (3095) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2010
Cask at GBBF 2010. Deep brown black coloured pour with a smallish beige head. Roasted malt aroma. Tastes of malt, chocolate, roasted coffee. Quite creamy and smooth OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (41318) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
From cask. Pours dark brown to black with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity and yeasty. Sweet and malty flavoured. Slight bitter and fruity. Dry and slight malty into the finish. Ends dry and slight bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4686) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2010
[email protected] 2010. Black beer with a light head. The aroma is sour bread, and the flavour is bitter and weakly roasted. Overall an average weakly roasted beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (10044) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2010
Cask, GBBF 10. Very dark with a thin foam. Aromas are rich roast malts with liquorish. Dark syrup with molasses. Flavours are sweetened rich bitter coffee with a smooth creamy palate. Peppery grapefruit and dark chocolate on the finish. Warming alcohol. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10707) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2010
Bottle RBWG 10 Pours very dark with a small beige head that dissipates way too quickly for a nitrogen inculcated beer. Espresso and dark chocolate bouquet. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and conservative carbonation. The flavor is chocolaty and sweet, deeply roasted and nutty. Finishes chocolaty and then slowly fades away.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12837) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2010
(22oz bottle) Pours a dark brown (near black) body with a small beige head. Aroma of lactose, roasted malt, and oatmeal. Flavor of roasted malt, lactose, chocolate, caramel, and coffee with a dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jblauvs (1357) - Chester, Vermont, USA - MAR 4, 2010
On Cask, dry hopped with saphir. Dark brown pour with a beige head.. Aroma is Chocolatey, cream, some light bittering hops. Mouthfeel is to die for, Creamy, smooth, Love the warmth of beer from the cask. Flavor is smooth milk chocolate, some lightly bitter hopping, lightly caramelized malt, some light oatmeal. Delicious really.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2010
Pours dark brown to black with a brown head. The aroma is strong coffee with some cream in there as well. The flavor is more of the same with coffee, cream and chocolate as well as roasted malts. The mouthfeel is very creamy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22685) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2009
5th August 2008. On tap at GBBF. Slightly sour start. Doesnt really have that oatmeal silkiness or smoothness. Very slightly fruity.


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