RateBeer
overall
48
50
style
Black Dog
Brewed at Hambleton

Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Whitby, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Brewed under contract by Hambleton between 2001, when the original Black Dog brewery closed, and 2006 when it was resurrected under new ownership.
A dark,rich bitter which is creamy and very smooth to the palate.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snowdog140 (36) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
Strong, roasty and appealing aroma, lovely dark ruby appearance with a small amount of head. Stout like roasted taste and earthy finish, perfectly pleasant beer, one to pick up if available.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6177) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
Big offwhite coarseish head doesn’t last. Clear amber body with carbonation. Earthy caramelly aroma with nutty syrupy notes. Dry-sweet earthy caramelly syrupy taste with rye crisp bread notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish earthy musty aftertaste with spicy notes. Odd beer with little flavour, as though it’s missing something. (0.5l bottle, at Green’s, Whitby.)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4454) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2013
Cask on stillage at the Marlow Donkey, Marlow. Chestnut with a flat head and slight carbonation; toffee aroma with some strawberry fruit; rich and treacly in the mouth, with a creamy body, nad a hint of burnt sugar and some gentle hops; then an earthy, cinder toffee finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1131) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2012
Cask (Hambleton Black Dog Rhatas) at Tanners Hall JDW Darlington. Dark brown amber colour, foamy tan head leaving lots of lacing and a roast malt dark fruit aroma. Malty chocolate, raisin, roast malt and biscuit notes, fruity with a medium body and some bitterness. OK.

4.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Russ_H (2) - Balderton, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2012 does not count
In short, this beer lives up to its name.........forget all the anorack jargon that people use to describe a beer......that means nowt to me. Drink this & you will end up happily Rhatas...........Beauty.. :-)

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dogbomb (940) - ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2012
Cask. Dark brown with an off-white head. Not much of a nice through the thick head. Creamy in the mouth, with a slightly sick "bile" bite. Sour, with overripe pear, apple and lemon. Musty and interesting, if slightly unpleasant. Finish is sour-bitter and peppery.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1354) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2011
Tasted this at the Paisley Beer Festival in May 2000. Cask, gravity dispense. Dark mahogany in colour with a thin white head. Tobacco in the short aroma. Thin mouthfeel and poor lacing. Dark malts give a strange flavour of smoked ham on the tongue sides with salt evident. Burnt barley sugar with molasses are also present. Spicy hops in the aftertaste gives a dry, almost lemony note to the aftertaste which is a complete contrast to the malt component. Finish is malty, smokey and interestingly moreish. A strange brew indeed.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 29, 2010
@ Market Porter. Slightly amberish brew. The aroma is, sadly, a bit off with pedio and sourness. The taste is more chocolatey, with a hint of tartness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2010
[Cask at the Black Horse, Whitby] Brown with a moderate creamy head. Smooth velvetty chocolate with a bit of treacle and a deep roasted bitterness in the finish. Heading towards a light stout. Great stuff, I love heavier bitters like this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dynamiteninja (1490) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2010
Cask. The Black Horse, Whitby. Toffee, caramel, ginger, spice, spruce. Thick creamy off-white head, clear mahogany body. Excellent lacing. Bitter. Astringent finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50