Scoresby Stout | The Great Yorkshire Brewery

9 Ratings

Brewed by:
The Great Yorkshire Brewery
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-15-2003

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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of NeoClassicist
2.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Hopstronaut
2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Photo of PEIhop
3/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of rhoadsrage
3.08/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

(Served in a Nonic)

A- This beer pours a jet black body with a faint brown glow at the base of the glass. There are microbubbles that glide up the base of the glass to a thick rocky light tan head that last a good bit.

S- The clean nose has a soft smoky roasted malt hint with a touch of cream. Nice nose just very soft.

T- The tartness that first hits the tongue is bright and leads to a much softer slightly smoky black malt flavor. There is a watery taste to follow with no bitterness from hop or roasted malt in the finish just a baby aspirin citrus taste that hits the back of the throat.

M- This beer has a medium-light mouthfeel and no alcohol taste at all. There is just a touch of astringency as the beer opens up.

O- The malt flavors show some interesting signs of character but are to soft to really get a taste of, and the tart lambic character taste of infection. Is this to simulate stouts of the past or just bad sanitation? It was a but tough to get through the whole glass.

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Photo of wedgie9
3.28/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Tasted from bottle. Pours almost black with an amber tint and a thick, staying beige head. Nose of dark malt with chocolate and a creamy note. Flavor is just as the nose would suggest, and is also extremely dry. Body is light with lively carbonation and a long, roasted finish.

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Photo of drpimento
3.56/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured with a huge, foamy, frothy, thick, tan head that lasts and lots of lace. Color is a clear, very dark, almost opaque, mahoganey and lots of lace. Aroma is nice roasty, malt, tobacco, molasses. Flavor is like nose plus a slight tangy bite. Maybe it's turning? Body is kind of thin and good carbonation. Finsih is like flavor. Decent enough beer.

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Photo of Jeffo
2.33/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Got this at Bert's Bier Huis in Utrecht, Netherlands.

Poured into a Mug

APPEARANCE: Dark brown or light blackish. Smaller tan head with some bubbles. It disappears quickly into a thin film and eventually disappears totally. Leaves some lacing after the pour already. Zero bubbles or carbonation evident.

SMELL: Sweet, roasted barley malt and an ever so slight tinge of chocolate. Nose is unfortunately too weak to be impressive.

TASTE: Relatively sweet. Roasted barely malt with a slight coffee taste as well. The aftertaste is overwhelming; so sweet it makes you cringe. I would consider it too sweet.

PALATE: Pretty much the right thickness and goes down smooth. Carbonation is there and it's not overwhelming. A little sticky. This is the best aspect of the beer.

OVERALL: Drinkable, but the taste is nothing special and the aftertaste is a bit too much. I could have one, but it's actually too sweet for an entire session.

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Photo of Sigmund
3.33/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500 ml bottle, bought in Scarborough. ABV is 4.2%. Bottle conditioned. Black colour, huge tan head. Moderate aroma with some fruitiness and notes of mild coffee, hints of chocolate. Acidic / sour flavour, very strange for a stout, some coffee roastiness in the background. Did not do much for me this one. Disappointing.

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Photo of DaveFL1976
2.75/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Not nearly as impressed as I had hoped. I get the sense that they're getting most of their 'stoutness' from roasted barely and black patent, and not enough chocolate. Dry, roasty, and not as drinkable as it could be. This tastes a lot like my first batch of homebrew stout that I made. I poured it out.

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Scoresby Stout from The Great Yorkshire Brewery
Beer rating: 2.98 out of 5 with 9 ratings
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