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RATINGS: 563   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle and keg: Filtered; Cask: Unfiltered.
Introduced August 1993.

Ingredients:
British pale ale malt; Crystal, Chocolate and Black malts; Roasted barley;
Warrior, Cascade, Tettnang, Goldings hops;
warm fermenting English yeast.
OG 1052

A classic Irish stout. Full-bodied yet smooth and spectacular in appearance.

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3.5
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2014 Bottled 12/03/14. A black beer with a dissipating beige head. A dry and bitter stout. Lots of charcoal. Coffee in the mouth. A bit of hop sting. Dryness dominates. Score 3.5
Subsequent ratings scored 3.4, 3.5, 3.7. 3.7 and 3.5 Score unaltered

3.4
zvikar (6575) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Pours black with a nice head, aroma of chocolate, honey, nuts, flavor is bitter and acidic, coffee, medium bodied

3.5
joe19612 (3131) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a black colour with a thin beige head, aroma is roasted malt and coffee, the taste is light and with roasted malt with a dry finish.

3.7
Fin (11062) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle at home, courtesy of dad (cheers dad) Sunday 9th March 2014 Looks wise this is brilliant, black with a tan head, looks lovely. Roasty initially it is a tasty stout but a little thin, however it is smooth and a little silky, very enjoyable. A7 A5 T7 P4 Ov14 3.7

3.7
krumbum (1109) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Dark black thick beer. Smells of wet roasted chocolate smells. Creamy coffee bitter taste. Smooth leaves light creamy coffee behind.

3.7
willt23 (4) - Saltburn, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014 does not count
Very nice stout; has lots of body and flavour to it. Got this from Morrisons Redcar. Would have again

3.8
zacgillbanks (5656) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle from Morrisons, Byker. This is a jet-black beer that pours with a bright brown head. It has liquorice and coffee flavours with chocolate and vanilla on the creamy roasted finish.

3.9
mighty_meadow (308) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2014
Bargain at £1per bottle from Morrison’s. Looks like Guinness. Smells a bit like Guinness. Probably tastes slightly better than Guinness. Very chocolate(y), coffee(ish) and malty. Lovely!

3.7
scotty (1235) - SCOTLAND - FEB 25, 2014
Really dark/black head disappears quickly. Roast malts are well to the fore on the nose and palate, has a good long finish. A well made, tasty stout, thoroughly enjoyed this!

3.1
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle, Morrisons, New Brighton. Poured nigh on black with a fair sized tan head. Aroma was roasted malts, molasses and choc. Dryish. Drinkable but a bit on the thin side and lacking any real va va voom.


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