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Brewed by Shepherd Neame
Style: Stout
Faversham, England

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.1
fonefan (48669) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2012

Bottle 500ml. clear glass @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.

Clear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, butter. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, roasted, burnt, chocolate malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120804]

3.6
yespr (44807) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2011
50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malty and breadish. Dark roasted and slight liqourice. Lingering dark roasted and bitter. Dark roasted malty finish.

3.2
Ungstrup (37287) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2011
Bottled. A deep red beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of butterscotch, malt, roasted malt, and nuts. The flavor is sweet with notes of nuts, roasted malt, and wood, leading to dry roasted finish.

3.2
joergen (27983) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and grain. Light roasted flavour of caramel, hay, grain and dark chocolate. Roasted finish.

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oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 20, 2011
Bottled (from K Citymarket Kivihaka, Vaasa). Very deep ambery brown colour with a mediumsized beige head, that leaves nice lace. Aroma is beautiful toffee, roasted notes, mild dark fruityness as well as some coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, some sweet dark fruityness, chocolate, coffee and also some quite bittery notes. Quite strong coffeeish and chocolaty notes in the finish.

3.4
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2011
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of oh6gdx. Pours black with a warm tint of red with a beige head. Sweet hard roast nose. Light body, hard roast malt, some molasses and dark fruit before a dry malt bitter finish. Well made. 230511

2.7
madmitch76 (24378) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Clear darm amber - red beer. Light pale tan head. Light dry palate. Mild lacto and tangy malt. Light dry finish. A bit too light (double stout??) but okay.

3.2
Leighton (21083) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2012
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2012, London. Pours clear, red-brown with a creamy, white foam head. Moderate lactic chocolate nose, cocoa. Light sweet flavor with dark toast, faint rubber, dusty cocoa. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Dry finish with more dusty cocoa, some minerals, coal, some dry soil. Not bad.

3.3
Beerhunter111 (20344) - P´Castle, GERMANY - APR 7, 2014
Tiefschwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, Kaffee, Schokolade. Geschmack röstmalzig trocken nach Kaffee, leicht würzig und herb.

3.2
TBone (17440) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 23, 2011
Bottled 500ml (K-Isolinna, BBE 02/2012)
Dark brown-ruby color, good creamy brown head. Cocoa and toasted malts in the aroma. Quite light body. Front is toasted malty with cold coffee and some chocolate. Then finish has quite decent amount of hops. Short toasted-bitter aftertaste. Feels a bit empty although is quite nicely hopped.


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