Brewery: Strange Brew
Style: Foreign / Export Stout
Brewer Description: (from bottle) Beyond the reefs of howling wind, hides the rebel bandit Queen. She storms the ships of Union Jack, their Stout barrels to take back. And people sing with pints on hand “Here’s to you, o, Mandy Black!”
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.19
My ratebeer.com rating: 4
Intro: A 330ml bottle with a best before date of 9th December 2019. Poured into a Spiegelau stout glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with a just over one finger tanned head that had some decent retention and left some nice lacing.
Aroma: Creamy, roast, coffee, chocolate with a touch of vanilla.
Taste: Lightly sweet, roast, coffee, caramel and a bittersweet chocolate finish.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, smooth, medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: Very nice and easy to drink with good bittersweet coffee and chocolate flavours.