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Double Stout - Hook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

128 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 9
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Stout |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-18-2003)
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S:Roasted coffee beans, cocoa powder
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Double Stout from Hook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.
87 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.