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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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (15777) - Odense, - JAN 16, 2013
Bottle @ Odense Smagning, 1st Gathering Janaur 2013. 4%. Pours dark brown nearly black with a small beige foam.Chocolate, vague roast and caramel. Medium bodied. A bit thin . .


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackHaddock (6795) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2016
500ml bottle between three on an Irish tasting evening at home on 11th Nov 2016. I slipped this into the session because it has a front label that looks Irish. Worst beer of the night: weak in looks, aroma and taste: poor, watery imitation of an Irish Stout on all counts. That will teach me not to buy cheap Stouts.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ShivanDragon (3693) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2016
bottle from supermarket, 3.8%, 500ml, pours like a cola, brown slightly red hue with a khaki head. Aroma of toasted and roasted malts, biscuit, barley, Taste is thin, watery, dry, toasted and roasted malts, coffee, weak sweetness, weak bitterness, weak body and normal co2.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcinG (703) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2015
Ciemny o palonej malej pianie . Czekoladowy posmak z nuta palonego slodu i kawy. Raczej gorzkawy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (9212) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle from Lidl, Todmorden. Black with a very thin off white head. Has a roasted malt aroma and taste, but certainly understated and feels slightly thin in the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martin243 (1083) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
Unusual for me to be in under 4% territory,but I bought a couple of bottles on my last trip to Lidl, so 500ml bottle at home poured into a pint sleeve. Really looks the part, black with a mighty, persistent, creamy beige head. Vegetal farmyard aroma. Bitter chocolate burnt toast, hint of treacle toffee. Palate-wise, its a bit thin and gassy, but overall, better than expected.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5659) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2015
500ml clear bottle, filtered. 99p from Home Bargains. 3.8%. Double Stout. Woody. Nice texture for 3.8%. Holds up well against Guinness - indeed, I like it more. Has more roasty flavours. A very pleasant dark, roasty beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1579) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2014
A dark cola brown coloured beer with a weak latte coloured head. A very light aroma, dark roasted malt elements, coffee, nutty and dark chocolate, plus a background fruitiness. A dry mouthfeel. A dry, roasted malt taste, espresso coffee, dark chocolate and nutty. There is a slightly sweeter fruity flavour in the background. This does temper the dryness into the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Earlier Rating: 3/28/2013 Total Score: 2.6
A dark, black-brown coloured beer with a frothy but thick beige head. A light, roasted malt aroma, with a background of fruity hops. Fizzy, medium mouthfeel. The taste follows on from the aroma, a mildly sweet, roasted malt flavour, with hints of chocolate and dark caramel, is soon taken over by a bitter, pithy citrus fruit, hop flavour, that lasts through to a thin, weak finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (18523) - PCastle, GERMANY - APR 7, 2014
Tiefschwarzes Bier mit schner brunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr rstmalzig, Kaffee, Schokolade. Geschmack rstmalzig trocken nach Kaffee, leicht wrzig und herb.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2715) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
Bottle. Black colour good mocha head. Aroma is roasted malts. Taste same slight smoke. Medium body soft carbonated. Ok good looking.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (4276) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle from lidl. Cola looking beer with small head and decent lacing. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is roasted malts, chalk and a little chocolate. Ok beer.
Earlier Rating: 3/22/2013 Total Score: 3
Bottle. Almost black beer with small beige head. Aroma of chocolate. Taste is bitter and dry roasted hops and chocolate. Light bodied for a stout. Not bad for 99p.


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