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Dorothy Goodbody's Wholesome Stout - Wye Valley Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

128 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 11
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wye Valley Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Stout |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 06-11-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A 500ml bottle with a BB of Nov 2013. Acquired some time back from Booths. Pin-up girls galore!

Poured into a straight pint glass. Bottle conditioned. A very dark brown that appears pitch black in the glass. Yields a large head of beige foam that lasts for a few minutes before subsiding. Aroma of roasted grain, dark malt, subtle molasses, a hint of dried fruit and earthy yeast. Good depth - very nice.

Tastes of roasted malt with a dry, bitter finish. Notes of dark malt, faint burnt grain, coffee, mild molasses, a hint of dried fruit, earthy yeast and a twinge of stewed hops. Well-attenuated, followed by a strident, dry bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, dry and tingly, with spritzy carbonation and decent body for the style. Slightly astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of roasted malt, burnt grain, coffee and earthiness.

Lovely - a tasty stout that hits the spot. Looks the part, while the aroma and flavour showcase plenty of roasted malt and coffee notes. The body could be a shade thicker and perhaps slightly less carbonated, but it's none the worse for that. Goes down a treat - worth sampling if you come across it.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 23:02:06 | More by jazzyjeff13
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.49/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

500ml Bottle: BBD 17 Nov 2013, poured into an Abbot Ale glass tankard on 14 Oct 2013, well in date! Bottled conditioned so, poured carefully.

Looked great, tanned head on top of a dark, dark brown with ruby edged body.

Chocolate and mild coffee notes in the aroma and taste. Nothing over stated, this chugs along nicely, a little hop bitterness mingles with the coffee and chocolate flavours to give a balanced, if slightly more malty feel to the whole of the beer.

I'd have preferred a little less 'fizz' in the body feel, but many would argue against that. Overall a fine beer by a brewery that blows 'hot and cold' for me.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2013 19:19:47 | More by BlackHaddock
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United Kingdom (England)

3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle, bottle-conditioned. appearance - dark brown with subsiding head. smell - faint roast grain. taste - medium sweetness and bitterness, slight molasses. mouthfeel - quite chewy indicating good body, average-lively carbonation. overall - the archetypal stout, like guinness ought to be.

Serving type: bottle

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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Netherlands

3.55/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: This is a black colored beer with a small head.

S: This beer smells slightly of coffee and chocolate.

T: This beer tastes slightly coffee and chocolate and is a little on the weak side.

M: This beer is in reasonable balance.

O: Good drinkable and a slightly bitter aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

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United Kingdom (England)

4.33/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pitch black body with quickly disappearing tan head.

Coffee and chocolate on the nose along with richly buttered burned toast.

Smooth tasting rich roasted strong coffee hints of sweetness but snapped away by a gorgeous bitter tang that stays on the tongue simply gorgeous.

Pitch perfect mouthfeel solid but not impeding the drinking experience and just ever so slightly too much carbonation.

Blimey this is good stuff

Serving type: bottle

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Dorothy Goodbody's Wholesome Stout from Wye Valley Brewery
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