Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Stout
Faversham, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Bottle: Filtered
Originally launched at 4% abv, then reduced to 3.8%
Low abv bottled version for the Nordic market that is available in the UK via budget supermarkets such as Aldi, Lidl and Home Bargains.
A classic stout combining the flavours and characteristics of three coloured malts and additional roasted barley. Generously bittered with choicest East Kent hops.

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Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Appearance: Dark brown/black with finger thick ivory tan head. Aroma: Caramel, toffee, chocolate, coffee note, roast malts, smokiness. Taste: Medium bitter and sourness with low/medium sweetness. Palate: THick coarse texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering dry bitter, sour malty, cold coffee finish. Comments: Very tasty and easy to drink session beer.

Beese (3064) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle from local supermarket. Poured almost pitch black with a large tan head. Aroma of liquorice, blackjack sweets and some dark malt. Oily mouthfeel, but not that creamy or full. Some coffee and earth in the initial flavour, but turned too sweet and chocolately in the palate.

olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2013
500ml bottle. had this a while ago and also have the stronger stuff to try. poured black with small dark head. aroma and taste both very malty and smooth.

Beesbeer (452) - WALES - JUL 21, 2013
Cheap and cheerful from Lidl. Must be the run down before the release of the new bottle. Dark, medium bodied, some nutty flavours, with more coffee and hint of molasses. Not bad. Not brilliant, but not bad.

BrunoVille (50) - BRAZIL - JUN 6, 2013
Very dark, almost black color, with beige foam. Smells like bread, toasted, and a bit of caramel Predominant taste is chocolate and toasted, with a bit of coffee ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

sfhodense (4788) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2013
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee and liquorish. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee, liquorish and light chocolate.

ralphdot (1099) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2013
3.8% black with a good head, coffee and chocolate aroma, roasted malt and coffee taste, nice.

tampierre (1419) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 28, 2013
Bottled ; Devon ; UK ; Malt,roasted,chocolate and nutty aroma ; Black color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with lighter bitter finish ; Medium body ; Pretty good.

BeerViking (4980) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2013
Dark red black with a lasting fine beige head. Notes of blackcurrant, strawberry and faintly of treacle. Initially thin body fills out with roasted and burnt bitter malt, hints of plum and liquorice, the burnt bitterness lasting into the aftertaste.

Deu (948) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAR 29, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2013 500ml bottle in Dublin. Black colour with a small head. Aroma of coffee. Strong taste of coffee. Medium body. Nice stout but maybe a bit strong for some people. Y

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