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Brewed by Brass Castle
Style: Smoked
Malton, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional.

An award-winning smoked porter. A deliciously complex dark ale with sweet roasted notes alongside coffee and liquorice.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6656) - ITALY - AUG 24, 2015
on tap scura toosture cioiccolato non molto secca discreto amaro un filo liquorosa un leggero etilico affumicato?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (14164) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2015
At Great British Beer Festival 2015, Day 2. Black beer with a small beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, caramel, raisins, hay, grass, some licorice. rasted licorice flavor, cocoa, smoked, citrus, figs, dark chocolate, some ash. Really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3329) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 21, 2015
Cask at the Rake. Inky black with a ruddy thin tan head. Nice roasty dark chocolate and oats flavor. Smooth body nice stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2600) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2015
On tap @ GBBF 2015. Dark brown with a tiny brown head. malty and smokey tones. Malt, fruit, smoke and hops. Medium body with a bitter / smokey finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (18660) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2015
12th August 2015
GBBF Day 2. Cask. Opaque dark brown beer, no head. Palate is smooth, modest fine carbonation. Tangy dark malts, tangy coffee. Light finish. Smoke?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7903) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2015
Cask at the GBBR 2015. Low fluffy light brown quickly disappearing head. Pitch black body. Sweet roasted malt coffee caramel liquorice aroma. Mild and sweet roasted malt cream coffee coaramel flavor with a nice hops bitterness. Low carbonation, long sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1458) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Very dark black beer. Felt quite heavy and boozy. Complex, quite a lot going on, treacle, hint of bonfire, some fruit, roastiness. A bit muddled but generally tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (5777) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2015
Cask gravity at gbbf 2015 day 3. Aroma is sweet maple bacon, mahogany brown coloured pour with a halo of cream head. Brown sugar. Flavour faint smoke. is composed of brown sugars, maple glazed ham, palsy is semi sweet cured meat. Salty. OK.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (35954) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
From cask. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small off white head. Aroma is roasted dark malty. Breadish and roasted. Sweet, toasted and dark malty. Bitter and roasted into a breadish dark malty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (17618) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015... Dark black... Thin white lacing.... Dark malts. Dark roast.. Soft mellow chocolate roast malts... Dark fruits


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