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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered
Ingredients: Water; Organic malted barley; Organic cane sugar; Yeast; Organic hops; Organic cocoa extract; Carbon dioxide
Brewed with well water (the original well, sunk in 1758, is still in use with the hard well water being drawn from 85 feet underground), the gently roasted organic cocoa extract impart a delicious, smooth and creamy character, with inviting deep flavours and a delightful finish - this is a marriage of satisfying stout and luxurious chocolate.

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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fatehunter (2446) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Pours two fingers of head on a black body. The aroma is rich chocolate, vanilla and toast. Wonderful. The taste has chocolate sweetness, then coffee bitter. The texture is smooth but still fizzy. Outstanding.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (1188) - Samarate, ITALY - MAY 9, 2015
Marrone, velata, riflessi rubino. Schiuma beige finissima, persistente. Aroma intenso, cioccolato fondente, tostatura, vaniglia, luppolatura erbacea. Gusto dolce amabile, cioccolato fondente, caff freddo, tostatura, zucchero di canna. Corposa, poco carbonata, poco calda, rotonda. Equilibrata nonostante dolcezza estrema.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scirtes (506) - POLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle. Almost black, with medium brownish head. Aroma of milk chocolate, and vanilla. Taste is medium sweet, very chocolate, medium bodied. Soft carbonation, quite good.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
echudy (151) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 6, 2015
The scent is a little off, sort of funky and no chocolate. Thick dark in color. Nice chocolate flavor, but a bit too much like milk chocolate as opposed to dark, with the aftertaste of a cheaper chocolate bar

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EtTuCthulhu (1391) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAY 6, 2015
The beer pours a very, very dark brown (nearly black) color with red highlights and with a medium tan head that fades somewhat slowly. The aroma blends milk chocolate, vanilla, and a hint of roasted malts, and its so decadent. The flavor is roughly equivalent to a mix of dark and milk chocolate, making it mildly sweet, slightly bitter, and slightly umami. The aftertaste maintains the heavy chocolate flavor; unfortunately, it is a bit thin in texture and average in carbonation, but the medium body makes it very drinkable without it ever really overpowering the palate.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
sdmmb (1789) - BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2015
Drunk from 50cl bottle bottle bought at Bierhuis in Ossett. Slightly sweet chocolate flavoured stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SperkeleForce (791) - FINLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle 50 CL. Black color with huge fluffy brown head. Notes of milk chocolate, roasted, creamy. Smooth and nice desert drink.

- beerbasher

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluus (2) - - APR 30, 2015 does not count
Bottle, pours black with light brownish head. Aroma has chocolate and cocoa and the taste is sweet but rather well balanced. Im not a big fan of chocolate stouts but this one is definitely one of the best ones Ive had.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lambister (489) - FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
550ml bottle from Alko, thanks k0mpsa. Super chocolate and cocoa nose with deep delicious cacao like aromas. Smooth and easy drinking, but very well balanced flavors. Surprisingly good from our monopoly.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k0mpsa (2654) - Tuusula, FINLAND - APR 30, 2015
Bottle from alko. Black color, tanned head. Aroma is full chocolate, roasty, raisins. Sweet chocolate body, some roasty and coffee notes.


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