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Watney's Cream Stout - Truman's

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Watney's Cream StoutWatney's Cream Stout

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BA SCORE
85
very good

13 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 13
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Truman's
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John on 09-05-2002)
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Hawthorne

Maine

4.35/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This review is from memory and I am very nostalgic for this beauty! She was a fine beer with distinctive chocolate notes punctuated by a sweetness that made you want another. I truly wonder why Watneys is no longer available and often sit wondering if there can be anything to replace her. She is missed!

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2007 21:01:05 | More by Hawthorne
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I feel I must review this since I did drink it often years ago, it was my first stout, and I miss it. However, like most others here, my review is from memory as this has not been around in years.

Dark red-brown, essentially but not quite black, it had a medium brown head.

The taste and aroma were a very nice, full-bodied bittersweet burnt caramel, chocolate, and coffee, with just a little toasty leaf. It was kind of oily and full-bodied, creamy, yet a little lively.

That's as far as I can actually remember. Other than that, the details are lost due top the passage of time.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2008 23:36:55 | More by Offa
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ShrinerMcBitey

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from memory -- I do not believe this is made any longer, but i do recall the label stating it was brewed in Canada for Watney's and was export only. I have no idea why i remember this clearly from 1995 when I last had it at a bar called Gravity in Providence RI near Providence College. It was so good I still recall it to this day!

A: Amazing deep chocolate brown, coffe colored head.

S: I honestly dont remember other tham slightly sweet and woody.

T: Excellenet malty sweet flavor. Lactose, smoky.

M: Suprisingly thinner than I expected. Smooth.

D: very drinkable although not likely beyond 3 pints.

BRING BACK WATNEYS CREAM STOUT!

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2008 19:09:11 | More by ShrinerMcBitey
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Appearance: deep-deep brown, light brown head, good lacing

Smell: roasted malt, caramel, chocolate

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Notes: not your everyday brew, you won't be able to finish more thn one

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Deep, deep black, almost opaque body, with purple-ruby highlights in front of a bright light. Creamy, brown head of small bubbles with a thick layer of lace left inside the glass. Slightly medicinal, soapy aroma mixed in with the roasted malt nose. Deeply fruity, intensely roasted flavor with a lot of burnt, smokiness.

Sweet stouts, an interesting development in the porter lineage. A grist with lots of highly-kilned barley and a wort with a dose of lactose as a non-fermentable sugar which increases sweetness and body makes for a beer that has a sweeter flavor than other dry stouts and porters. Watney's has a very fruity nose, with hints of the residual medicinal, metallic flavors that the dark malts and roasted barley creates. The medium-thin body has a host of flavors, the most interesting of which are the intense, roasted fruitiness, smoky, burnt woodiness and most oddly, worcestershire-like almost sour tanginess.

Odd beer. Not bad, but unusually flavored, with an awkward, almost meaty, boullion-like zing.

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04-07-2003 21:20:23 | More by TXHops
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John

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3.15/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A surprise find at my local, brewed in Canada by Sleeman (presumably under license) in Guelph, ON. Couldn't resist since I have fond memories of the original Watney's beers. Opaque black/brown, milky texture as I poured. A thin, dark tan head rests atop. The aroma and flavor blends milk chocolate, chocolate malts and rich roasted caramel. It takes some restraint to resist pounding this incredibly smooth brew. To be perfectly honest, I don't know (can't remember) how well this compares to the original. But nevertheless this was a worthy recreation of the Watney's recipe.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2002 11:32:14 | More by John
Watney's Cream Stout from Truman's
85 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.