Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Stout
Ashford in the Water, England


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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask: Regular.
A velvety dark, exceptionally smooth and creamy stout with soft treacle flavours and a full body. Not as strong as some traditional stouts, but lacking none of their taste.

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ManVsBeer (10967) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Very dark dark and slightly hazy with a small creamy head. It’s a little too thin and session style in its texture which negates some of the stout flavours. It only has a very light roasted malt.

leaparsons (10797) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Cask, Derby Winter Fest 13. Very dark brown with a thin head. Aromas are smoky with liquorice and light berries. Coffee with cocoa husk and toffee. Flavours are nutty with cocoa husk. Some fruit with dark treacle. Dry to finish. Good.

jmgreenuk (10089) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 3, 2015
Cask at the Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden. Poured a clear dark brown with a thin broken light tan head. The aroma is light malt, earthy mineral. The flavour is light bitter with a light malt bitter coffee light smoky spice palate. Moderate to light bodied with soft carbonation.

DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2009 1. Cask Stillage at the Roundhouse, Barrow Hill 20/05/2006
Slight fruit aroma. Black with some alcohol present. Smooth on the palate initially but this finishes sharp dry and a little bitter.
2. Cask Handpump from the Festival Bar at the Crown Inn, Stockport 13/06/2009
Fruit and roast aromas. Small white head. Black smooth on the palate hoppy and fruity with a dry lasting roast finish.

downender (8928) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2011
Cask-conditioned at the Euston Tap, 10/02/2011. Dark brown with a decent, off-white head. Light, berry fruit and chocolate aroma with a touch of roastiness. very easy, slightly sweetish drinking, with plenty of dark fruit, some black coffee and dryish finish. Very good.

maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Sheffield Tap Sheffield. A very dark brown coloured beer with a red hue and a very tight creamy off-white nitro looking head and tons of lace. This is a smooth roasty stout which is very dry. There isn’t a massive amount of flavour and I can’t help but feel the way it is dispensed really spoils it. There is some reasonable fruitiness. Would look to try this again without such a tight sparkler.

laiti (8522) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 4, 2013
Cask @ Kitty’s. Aroma has some licorice tones and hay. Flavor has salty licorice and herbal tones. Just too salty.

Cunningham (8456) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 26, 2017
Black as the night with a fine tan head. Good lacing down the sides of the glass. Looks good and inviting. Ok aroma with a pleasant intensity. Medium (-) body and a smooth carbonation level. Balanced sweetness. Mostly chocolate, roast and coffee. Mild easy drinkable stout.
[Cask at Baum in Rochdale, England]

jackl (8447) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Cask @ CPK. Deep reddish brown with basically no head. The nose is sweet milk chocolate, vanilla, syrup and fudge. Certainly sweet over roasted flavors. The taste is rich chocolate, blackberry fruit, mild vanilla. The finish is lightly dry and hoppy. Smooth and creamy. Soft. Overall, this is a beer of great economy - you get a lot of flavor for your 4.1%. Very nice.

Hermod (8416) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 14, 2014
Cask @ Angleterre. Dark brown, thick lasting light brown head. Toasted malty, slightly sweet aroma, hint of coffee. Flavor has roasted malt, licorice, mild coffee notes. Thinnish, but quite tasty. Dry salty finish.

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