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Brewed by Bath
Style: Stout
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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.


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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gruberm (329) - - JUL 19, 2013
From a bottle. A nice smoky roasted aroma. Taste is unmistakenly a stout but not too powerful although a smokey note stays throughout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (1707) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2015
Bottle at Sally Lunn’s. Pour is dark brown with a medium white head that fades quickly. Aroma and flavor of chocolate malt, roasted malt, slight hop bitterness, and a touch of dark fruits. Finish is dry with a bit of biscuit/cereal flavor coming through.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (493) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 8, 2015
the aroma is caramel and toasty with hints of vanilla and chocolate... the taste is light, caramel and chocolate with shades of toast, dark fruits and licorice... sweet, bitter and dry aftertaste...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
custardtrout (7) - - APR 3, 2015 does not count
The only stout I’ve ever enjoyed! A great smooth refreshing stout that clears the throat

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alexi91 (129) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2015 Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Pint Glass. Locale: House (Bristol). Too chilled, mild roasted flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (12804) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle from Prima Beer. Almost black with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, hard roasted malt and light chocolate. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 060215

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Teran (113) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 26, 2015
Watery and everything is described by that word. Almost no top. But it is beige while exist. Colour is not so bad, dark copper, clear and hardly transparent. Chocolate light aroma, but everything is light with this beer, In rare occasions that could be nice also.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2979) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours very dark brown with a small head. Aroma is dry roast and blackcurrant Lockets. Taste is dry roast and coffee to start with a blackcurrant finish. Bit too fizzy

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogivlado (6167) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 13, 2015
Bottled 500ml. -from Majstor za Pivo Beograd. Almost black coloured, medium sized pale brown head, mild roasty nose. Slight roasted malt, chocolate, mild coffee and touch of salt with mild roasty finish. Slightly watery but good stout.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (60) - - JAN 8, 2015
Slight coffee aroma, dark and dense with wispy thin tan head. Thin and watery on tongue - soft / little carbonation. Little finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (983) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle 0.5 at Beerville Beer shop Belgrade Serbia.Taste with Vlada,Thanks.Pour it dark color with medium white head.Taste and aroma of roasted malt,coffee,nice bitter,little bit maybe watery but ok decent.


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