Brewed by Bath (St. Austell)
Style: Stout
Bristol, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask: Unfiltered - availability uncertain; Bottle & keg: Filtered - regularly available.
Previously sold as Dark Hare
Dark Side is an impressive and seriously smooth stout, brewed with flair and diligence using a blend of dark roasted malts and an old-fashioned (and rather famous) English hop called Fuggles. Dark Side contains wheat and barley malt.

Lambister's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lambister (452) - - OCT 30, 2012
50cl bottle. Dark brown color with bubbly beige head which leaves lacing. Some caramel and cream on nose. Medium body with long aftertaste. Has cream, sourness, some smoke. Overall a tasty good brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (2469) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2016
Bottle shared by Björn thanks. Short head. Clear brown color. Nice roasted malty aroma. Balanced roasted malty taste with a nice body and small sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
artyom (998) - Osijek, CROATIA - OCT 23, 2016
0.5l bottle. Dark brown color with disappearing white head. Aroma is weak roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is roasty with chocolate. Medium body. Overall it’s fine stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (10455) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2016
Bottle @ Jesperhus Camping. Pours black with a creamy tan head, lacings. Aroma of roasted malt, light courtesy, coffee, berries, dark chocolate. Flavor is roasted malt, our berries, coffee, chocolate. Thin to medium body, average carbonation, dry finish. 211016

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanoi (849) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2016
Bottle. Nose is dark fruits, black current, little licorice. Taste is dark fruit, licorice, hint of coffee. Mouthfeel is too thin. I think one of the better supermarket beers that benefits for being served at a warmer cellar temperature

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23728) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2016
Bottled. Dark brown, mid sized head. Licorice and bread up front. Dry with light-medium body. Toasty with licorice and grain. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (3284) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle from a supermarket in Somerset. Pours deep brown with a thin beige head. Mild roast aroma. Nondescript roast notes int h flavour with light spice. Thin bodied. OK.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Perun (84) - Rostov-on-Don, RUSSIA - AUG 26, 2016
Легкий сладков& стаут.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (6742) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2016
50cl bottle shared at the 42nd Floor. Many thanks to Ken for this one. It pours a dark brown color with a minimal beige head. Aroma is tangy roasty with light coffee and ashes, melon and lemon peel. Taste is also tangy and medium sweet with light melon, ashes, roasted wood, tangy lemongrass. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ShivanDragon (3515) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2016
bottle from bottle shop in Bath, pours brown with a light hue and khaki head. Aroma of malts, caramel, roasted, roasted, liquirice. Taste is very soft, hardly any bitterness, smooth, roasted and toasted malts, barley, typical English hops (Fuggles), thin, dry finish, medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
androman (1846) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2016
50cl bottle at home from Gloucester Services Farm Shop. Nose is light smoke, wood, ash. Body is black, head is small, beige, mostly diminishing, fair lacing. Aroma is mild roasted malt, milk chocolate, ash. Medium sweet, medium bitter. Finish is medium lasting roasty medium bitter. Medium body, dry texture, average carbonation. Easy dark beer, not bad, I like the ash aroma.

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