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Maximum Darkness - Elland Brewery

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 3.61
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Elland Brewery
United Kingdom (England) | website

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout | 4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: foamer on 04-29-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A darker than dark Oatmeal Stout with complex coffee and chocolate flavours and a sweetness on the palate with a satisfying bitter finish. Maximum Moreishness!
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3.61/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at the 7th Annual Kingdom of Fife Beer Festival, Glenrothes.

Pours as the festival guide describes "blacker than black" with a bubbly tan head. A pretty nice looking one for sure. A very earthy, hard to place, nose. Some faint coffee and chocolate but the profound earthiness dominates. Some sweetish malts at the outset, developing all of a sudden to an assertive roasted malt bitterness with some coffee and toffee hints that leads to a lingering, gradual finish. Smooth and silky mouthfeel. A nice oatmeal stout, with a decidedly alluring name, but I would like a little more complexity. Nevertheless, a nice cask oatmeal stout.

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Maximum Darkness from Elland Brewery
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