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Guinness Foreign Extra

9/10 Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! 🍀 I’ve been saving this beer for months. Ever since I visited St James Gate last year I’ve been looking forward to trying this… super strong Guinness!  Yes my friends, this black stuff is 7.5%!  The bottle has been in the fridge over night so it’s lovely and cold. The… Read more »

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Two Roads Expressway

7/10 I didn’t think I’d like this as much as I did. It’s a coffee stout so I was expecting an espresso kick but this is soooo smooth. There is coffee yes but this is such a dark and rich beer it adds to the flavour rather than tasking over it.  Bloody brilliant! In a… Read more »

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Double Stout

5/10 An Irish stout by one of my local breweries in Kent, Shepherd Neame.  I normally find stouts overly bitter and roasted. But this was softer and maybe a bit chocolatey. Thumbs up! 3.8%

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Dunkel Fester

6/10 A special beer just for Halloween. This is a dark, malty, almost stout like beer. But it’s not as thick or bitter as a stout and has a kind if fruity note to it. Pretty decent pint and as always with Wychwood, a great label! a disturbingly dark beer 4.4%

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Black Cab Stout

7/10 Rich full flavour with a satisfying bitterness. Not too bitter tho, lovely pint. “Transports you back to a time when porter was a Londoners drink of choice!” 4.5%

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Titanic Stout

6/10 Had this half way round a pub crawl for a Stag Do. From what I remember, it was a great beer. Very dark and tasty. Another winner from the Titanic Brewery!

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Youngs Double Chocolate Stout

6/10 Dark beer mixed with chocolate malts. A thick, dark stout with hints of chocolate. Not overly sweet or sickly; this is a decent pint. 5.2%

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Guinness West Indies Porter

8/10 Wow! Smoother than normal Guinness and without the thick head. It’s a porter (not a stout) and has a hint of chocolate. Actually very nice! With origins in an 1801 entry in their Brewers diaries. This is a complex yet mellow hoppy with notes of toffee and chocolate.  6%

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Marstons oyster stout

7/10 Quite a complex stout. Very tasty with lots of flavours going on. Not too bitter. Not bad! Would get again.

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7/10 “Guinness (/ˈɡɪnɨs/ GIN-is) is a popular Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness (1725–1803) at St. James’s Gate, Dublin. Guinness is one of the most successful beer brands worldwide. It is brewed in almost 60 countries and is available in over 120.” Iconic pint. Not as heavy as you think!… Read more »