Blackwood Stout - Grain Brewery

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Blackwood Stout
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 2
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 12-05-2008

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 2
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3.54/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Brown 500ml bottle, 5 days out of date (best before End of Nov, drank on 5th Dec).

Poured into a Westmalle Chalice and the rest into a Palm tulip, it had yeast within (bottle conditioned), so I had to pour in one go.

Really deep, dark brown/black in colour. A small tanned head soon became a collar and wisp.

Burnt toast, coffee, dark chocolate and tarmac all came to my nose along with a Peat Bog Fire aroma.

Very dry and bitter, the toast and smoke from the Peat Bog fire come through in the taste.

A bit thin for a 5.0% Stout, very little body. The rear label mentions wheat as an ingrediant, that might explain the lack of a deep feel to the beer.

Overall not bad, but I was expecting a little more from this beer. (736 characters)

Blackwood Stout from Grain Brewery
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