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Black Hole Red Dwarf

Brewed by Black Hole
Style: Bitter
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular.
A distinctive dry taste and a ruby red colour form the basis of this bitter. Challenger hops provide a fruity finish and the malt combination give a underlying toffee flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (328) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2014 Cask at the Albion, Loughborough. Dark amber pour, thin head. Light malt aroma and a heavy malt taste with a hops balance. A very nice beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (2744) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall, Clear dark copper pour with frothy off white head, roasted malt aroma, roasted malt taste with a hint of fruitiness and a slighlty bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8276) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Gravity dispense at the Happy Man, Englefield Green, Midlands BF, 15/03/13. Hazed reddish amber with a medium sized off white head that soon dissipates to a swirl. Nose is dark malt, toffee, biscuit. Taste comprises carmel, malt, light spice, biscuit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, some bitterness in the dry finish. Ok stuff - touch above average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
bun3W (9) - - NOV 5, 2012 does not count
A lovely winter beer full of flavour that changes as you go down the glass and leaves you wanting another.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2012
On cask at the congress, longton. Pours red brown with an over lively off white head. Quite fruity with a red ale tartness. Probably slightly too astringent. Good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1754) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2010
Cask - Standing Order (JDW), Derby. Poured with a lasting, medium sized creamy beige head leaving a uniform lacing atop a clear ruby brown body. Sweet fruit, caramel notes & roasted malt aromas. Remains malt-forward on the tongue. Quite roasty and mildly fruity with a fairly decent finishing bitterness. Medium body & length finish, soft to medium palate texture. A solid, easily quaffable bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3782) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2010
Hand pulled at the Prince of Wales, Moseley, Birmingham. Smooth, thin chestnut ale. Malty, quite lite with a little nutty choc. Pleasant. [what a boring review that was - Ed.]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svesse (6065) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2010
(Cask at Market Porter, Southwark, London, 21 May 2010) Reddish amber colour with brief, beige head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of dried fruit and red berries. Malty, fruity taste with red berries, dried fruit, toffee and a mild, spicy bitterness. Medium body, with some sweetness. Tasty and well balanced, but hardly exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7364) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2010
Cask, handpump at The Green Man and Blacks Head Hotel, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, 21-05-10 Pours red/amber with a white creamy textured head. The taste is malty and bitter, bit fruity little bit drying at end. Its fine but perhaps a tiny bit past its best. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2010
Cask (gravity dispense) at Battersea Beer Festival, 11 February 2010. Copper colour. Scant head. Decent condition. Rather clammy malt aroma. Light toffee hints on the nose. Fruity malt on the palate. Toffee apple in the background. A little pinch of tartness. Ends up quite tasty. Good length.

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