Brewed by Williams Brothers (Heather Ales)
Style: Imperial Stout
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Profanity Stout is the first in the Williams Bros chapeau series, in which we celebrate the skills of amateur brewers whose beers we think are exceptoinal and should be made available to a wider audience. With Profanity Stout we doff our caps to Peter and Craig, the Balls to the Wall brewing duo, who developed this recipe as students on the brewing course at Edinburghs Heriot Watt University. The beer is a blend of rich coffee and intensely fruity hop aromas on a base of full velvety malty mouthfeel.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15737) - Odense, - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle @ Y.N.W.A Beershop. Pours nearly black with a creamy lasting head and lacings. Nose is sweet. Roast, dark fruit and chocolate. Smooth and full bodied. Flavor has lots of dark fruit and roast. Quite hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
m.mahu (115) - Iasi, ROMANIA - DEC 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours deep black with good amount of beige foam. The foam lasts a bit in the glass. Nose full of coffee, liqorice, alcohol. Tastes coffee, chocolate, roasted malts and grassy hops. The alcohol is present, but I quite like it. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
theswiftsa (82) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 30, 2016
Pours black with a brown tinge little to no head. Nose is heavy on the booze, tinge of sweet caramel. Taste is bitter upfront peppery hops and thin mouthfeel. Balance is not there, may be an old beer but dissapointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (5537) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2016
Black-brown, beige head, chocolate aroma, hops, orange, caramel, chocolate flavor, hops, orange, caramel, medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Flanfl (722) - Lyon, FRANCE - NOV 3, 2016
Black body, medium beige head. Aroma of coffee, milk chocolate, caramel, roasted malt, cocoa, hoppy fruits. Flavours of coffee, cocoa, caramel, liquorice, alcohol fusel, dark cherries, medium bitter backbone. Long coffee bitter dry finish, slightly sweet. Full body, medium carbo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (830) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - OCT 4, 2016
Look: dark brown, opaque, unstable dark head. Aroma: berries, coffee, some sweet citruses. Taste: dry, bitter, roasted. Flavour: grassy, herbal hops, roasted notes, light molasses notes. Good and balanced, hoppy and "black".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
L_Lovecraft (375) - - JUN 12, 2016
Roasted malts, coffee, deep brown/black with a good and quite persistant tan head, medium body, law/medium carbonation, roasted malts and coffee, quite bitter and a bit watery...a good IS but i want more by a profanity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
babymammoth (63) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2016
Nose of rose water like a box of Boozy chocolates. Turkish delight sweets and milk chocolate. Rich bitterness with mild texture. Soft hints of brandy. Good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MayumiH (1112) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours black colour with a beige head. Bitter espresso, chocolate, roasty malts. Extremely well balanced with a smooth dry finish. Very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Toomio (559) - Joensuu, FINLAND - APR 23, 2016
Ipanainen styt. humalainen, mutta liian perus luonteeltaan. Paksuutta ja omaleimaisuutta kiitos.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arkanu (52) - Iasi, ROMANIA - APR 22, 2016
A beer thats okay, but could have been better. Color is really nice, deep black, absolutely no light coming through the glass, with a good, creamy head. Taste is full of coffee and thats kind of all. Something is a bit sour too, but cant put a name to it. Not a bad stout, but not to be remembered.

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