Art Brew Blackcurrant Stout
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Brewed by Art Brew
Style: Stout
Sutcombe, England


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottled.
A festival special, robust rich full-bodied stout with added blackcurrant fruitiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
humlelala (1310) - DENMARK - JUL 15, 2012
(sample at Papsø’s; courtesy of Papsø/madmitch76) Pours a clear copper with little, white head and lace. Aroma is dominantly blackcurrant with a slight, roasted malt and a dominant, blackcurrant note. Oily texture, soft carbonation, light body and a sweet, fruity note. Taste is sweet and fruity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
joergen (26145) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Clear orange-red coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of berries with notes of ashtray and licorice. Fruity flavour of caramel and berries with notes of bread. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34634) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
Bottled. A dark red beer with a huge orangey head. The aroma has notes of black currant, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of black currant, malt, and a bit of roasted malt, leadng to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
50 cl bottle. Pours hazy amber with a small white head. Aroma is roasted malty and light fruity. Blackcurrant fruity, sweet, dark malty and smooth berries. Lingerng black berry fruity into the far finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Bottle @ Papsø. Fairly clear, reddish brown with a white head. A bit burnt, slightly smoky, dark fruity, plum/berry aroma. Thin, cloying sweet, caramel, roasty, thin flavor. Aroma was better than the flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11939) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
clear brown, small white head. aroma of berries, malts, mild. flavor is flowery, berryish, lots of berries, malts somewhere.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours an almost clear dark amber with a rough off-white head. Very sweet blackcurrant aroma, hardly any roast malt though. Medium body, sweet and berryish, a little ashes but hardly any roast. No real bitterness. 140712

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
eeez (47) - Thatcham, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2012
Pours very dark red, no head, minimal carbonation. Aroma is of standard stout roasted malts and little else. Mouthfeel is very thin with typical roasted malts and a hint of the titular berries. Finish is largely sweet. Overall a very watery porter (not a stout by any imagination) lacking balance and depth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2011

Cask (gravity) @ The 17th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2011, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, sweet berry. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, berries - blackcurrant, artificial. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20110427]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 31, 2011
Cask at the Bricklayers Arms, Putney, 7th Nov 2010. Black with a line of head. Reasonably rich and smooth with good blackcurrant flavours. Some comes through on the nose but there’s a bit of flat Coke about it. Very very sweet for a stout.

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