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Allendale Tar Baríl

Brewed by Allendale
Style: Stout
Hexham, England


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular. Also available Bottle Conditioned;
Tar Baríl is a very dark traditional style stout with a creamy brown head. Brewed to commemorate the famous Tar Baríl celebrations of Allendale. The Tar Baríl is smooth and rich with coffee and chocolate flavours.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1460) - DENMARK - OCT 21, 2016
Kaffe er det fÝrste der rammer en. Den er en smule syrlig og eftersmagen er karamel. God Ýl!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DraftDodger (1114) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2016
Copenhagen 13/10 2016. 50 cl bottle from Meny. Drawing including a barrel and what looks like an Octopus arm in orange on the label. Pours reddish dark brown with light beige head. Settles as thin creamy layer of foam. Moderate lacing. Aroma is bittersweet with bitter coffee and dark chocolate and sweet toffee and dark roasted malts. Light carbonation and thick palate. Flavor has light sweetness and more prominent coffee bitterness. Got a pretty light feeling. Solid light stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7838) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Poured a clear dark reddish brown with a thin off white head. The aroma is roasty malt, smoke, light caramel, coffee. chocolate, red berry fruit. The flavour is moderate sweet with a smooth roasty liqourice fruity palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2618) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours a black colour with a beige head, roasted malt aroma, taste is sweet with malt with a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours dark brown, thin beige head. Big chocolate aromas, light tar. Taste is dark chocolate, light spice. Bitter cocoa finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (5382) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - opaque black with a nice head. Nose - molasses, tar as the man says, toffee and chocolate too. Taste - liquorice or tobacco. Then hazelnuts, dark chocolate, tar again. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - a nice interesting beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamestulloch (3498) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle from The Beerhive. Dark brown body with a thin beige head. Light lacing. Aroma of coffee, vanilla and copper. Flavour of chocolate, rust and filter coffee. Thin body with a watery texture. Soft fizz. A bit too thin. Simple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (6384) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2015
6th Feb 2015: large sample at the 3rd De Bierboom (Brugge) beer exchange. Still early when this arrived at my table: very dark pour with loads of coffee and chocolate notes in both the aroma and taste. This is a bitter Stout with no hints of íMilkí anywhere within itís make up. We are talking black coffee, dark chocolate and crushed nuts here. Pleasant and different, thanks who ever brought it (I was the only RateBeer user there, I think).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (7932) - Hšsselby, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2015
(Cask at Southampton Arms, Gospel Oak, London, 27 Nov 2014) Black colour with hints of ruby. Brief beige head. Malty, roasted nose with black coffee, dark chocolate, tar and black rye bread. Malty, roasted taste with notes of coffee, dark chocolate, dark bread, a touch of tar and smoke, and a generous roasted bitterness in the finish. Medium body, quite dry. Well made and tasty stout. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14186) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is hop, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate. Flavour is hop, roasted malt, caramel, coffee, chocolate. Medium body. OK beer. KRS 150814.

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