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Profanity Stout - Williams Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

27 Ratings
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 5.6%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Williams Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jazzyjeff13 on 09-13-2011)
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Photo of NooseJustice
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

NooseJustice, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of eawolff99
4/5  rDev +1.8%

eawolff99, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of parintele
4/5  rDev +1.8%

parintele, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of CrazyDavros
4.23/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4.5

Pours black with a small head.
Nose shows chocolate, roasted barley, nutty and toasty malt, oatmeal and a very faint liquorice note. Very nice, very complex.
Equally rich flavours, with more cocoa, burnt toast, roasted barley and soft coffee.
Carbonation seems very low, body feels a little watery.

CrazyDavros, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of jmtpi
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

jmtpi, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of mizx
4/5  rDev +1.8%

mizx, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of lacqueredmouse
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

330ml brown bottle purchased for me by my brother-in-law from Oak Barrel in Sydney.

Pours a murky brown-black, certainly not opaque, and certainly not black. Head forms a fairly solid and fine-bubbled crest of beige, but settles out to a fine ring with some pancake bubbling across the top. Body looks a bit thin. Overall though, it looks fairly decent.

Nose is pleasant. Chocolate sweetness caresses a mild roast note with lingering overtones of berries and something a little floral. It's quite fragrant, but with depth and with a sweetness and roast to drag it back firmly into stout territory. It's very nice indeed.

Taste is back into more familiar territory, but still with plenty of pleasant things to drive it. Solid mid-level malts give chocolate and sweetness, while the body remains pleasantly dry, leaving the roast to come out more fully in the finish. The chocolate character stays around until the end, leaving the aftertaste smoother than it could have otherwise been. Feel is, as I said, rather light in the body, but it has a pleasant slickness to it, especially on the back.

Overall, I like it a fair bit. There's a little complexity lacking in the palate, but it's still extremely solid, and with good structure. The aroma is really wonderful. It's certainly something I'd drink again.

lacqueredmouse, Mar 03, 2014
Photo of Saksis
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Saksis, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of fionn13
4/5  rDev +1.8%

fionn13, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of dcmchew
4/5  rDev +1.8%

dcmchew, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of Ciocanelu
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Ciocanelu, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of Hanglow
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Hanglow, Sep 12, 2013
Photo of 604growler
4/5  rDev +1.8%

604growler, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of CStrife187
4/5  rDev +1.8%

CStrife187, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of fmeerkoetter
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

fmeerkoetter, Oct 28, 2012
Photo of BlackHaddock
3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle: best before Jan 2013, poured into a Gordon 'Finest Gold' thistle shaped glass on 10 Oct 2012 @ home.

Lovely dark looking brew: hints of ruby red tints when held up to a strong light souce. The head was a deep, rich tan coloured affair which stayed and produced some heavy lacing.

Chocolate malts fill the nose, nicely roasted but not burnt: coffee esters reach out as the beer warms in its new surroundings of my thistle glass.

The taste mirrors the aromas: dark chocolate first and foremost with coffee arriving later: there is also a semi-bitter hop undertone within the flavours, this takes away the smoothness and richness I anticipated would be in the mouthfeel.

Dry finish to every sip and although not unpleasant it took some of my pleasure overall.

BlackHaddock, Oct 10, 2012
Photo of Liquoric3
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Liquoric3, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of gushov
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

gushov, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of 4thelvofbeer
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Really nice beer. This is almost a stout "lite", but it is so very smooth, clean and crisp...it is one of the cleanest stouts I have enjoyed.
A: Nice and dark, not pitch black, but has the color of aunt jemimah's syrup
S: Lite and sweet, somewhat fruity and clean
T: Some light roast, syrup notes
M: Smooth, nice
O: Lacks the kick and tastes of a bigger stout, but a really nice, drinkable beer...no compliants here...

4thelvofbeer, May 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

mtbdonn, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of CuriousMonk
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Churchkey poured into a sampler glass. Pours ruby-highlighted black pour with a rocky light brown head. Nose is very sweet and dark, hellish roast with char and very evident dry-hopping. Taste is bitter and very dry, has some ash and char, it’s hard-edged but very seductive. Coffee notes here and a very healthy level of hops. Fruitiness is over-advertised, though, and closer to absent. Standard full body maintains a smooth-crisp balance without being oily. Overall, an interesting stout from Williams Brother.

CuriousMonk, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of VierBier
4/5  rDev +1.8%

VierBier, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of Zimbo
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Flat long smooth suave flat coffee and roast malt bottle nose. When poured in the glass there's a lovely almost dark one and a half inch easy foam tan head though this disappointingly devolves into a thin line. Fairly deep glossy black there are some traces of reddy rust at the bottom of the glass. Smoot, not rich but dry earthy body. Slight chewiness and sort of thin. Light spiky spice at the en sord. Booze is very well contained.
Promises much but sort of falls apart in the glass. Really needs more structure, stuffing and slickness for me unlike most people. Unlike some people I'm not really pumped for this

Zimbo, Nov 11, 2011
Photo of BDTyre
3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Black, with a thin, bubbly head that is a nice cream colour. Roasted malts, noticeable fruity hops and some chocolate mingle in the scent.

Chocolate malts and a definite hop profile are the primary flavours. Coffee, light rum and raisins are in the background. A bit more hoppy than expected.

Carbonation could be tuned down a bit, but it does ease off as this warms. Still could be a bit lower though.

Not a bad stout - but a bit hoppier than I'm used to. A good drink, if a bit heavy handed on the carbonation.

BDTyre, Nov 11, 2011
Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.78/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle #5 of Sainsbury's Beer Hunt! Poured from a 330ml bottle into a Chimay goblet.

Pours a dark black colour, with a fairly decent head and very nice lacing along the inside of the glass as you drink.

Smells of roasted coffee/malts and alcohol, faint aroma of hops as well.

Tastes lighter than I expected, hoppy flavours upfront, with well hidden for the most part alcohol too, followed by burnt flavours and roasted coffee and malts present, pleasantly refreshing as well as it is not very thick in mouthfeel.

Overall a decent drink. Well balanced and refreshing for a stout.

CwrwAmByth, Sep 24, 2011
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Profanity Stout from Williams Brothers Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.