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Cambridge Moonshine Black Hole

Cambridge Moonshine Black Hole
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Brewed by Cambridge Moonshine
Style: Stout
Cambridge, England

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask; Regular.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (4445) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle from Bacchanalia, Cambridge. Very dark brown color with huge beige head. Strong aroma roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruits. Taste, dark malt, roasted coffee, dark chocolate, dark berries. Roasty finish with coffee bitterness. Tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle. Black beer with a beige lacy head. Coffee, malty, chocolate, vanilla, caramell and licorice aroma. Bitter coffee, some raisins, fruits and caramell flavour. A thin a bit boring beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10368) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle from Kris Wines, London. Pitch black beer with a nice beige/brownish head. Malty chocolate aroma, roasted, cocoa powder, vanilla notes, caramel, licorice, toffee, raisins, biscuits, violet, peach and some berries. Fruity roasted flavor, raisins, vinous, caramel, chocolate. Thin bodied and a little disappointment after the great aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6247) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Cambridgeshire & Lincolnshire Beeriodical, at the Seven Stars, Bristol, August 2012. Jet back with a slight, off-white head. Big chunky chocolate note, some liquorice and plenty of roastiness throughout. A very good stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ NWAF 2012, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear dark black brown color with a average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, sweet berry. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, sweet fruity - malt, dark malt, candy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120119]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1180) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2012
Cask at the Kingston Arms, Cambridge. This is a very dark black beer which poured pretty flat with minimal head. It is quite a silky stout with restrained roastiness. Nice, although maybe a little thin.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerLuvver (53) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle from Beautiful Beers. Pours jet-black with a beautiful thick, creamy head. Even the head is dark brown. Scent of lovely roasted malts, coffee and bitter chocolate. Taste is simply superb. Light sweetness, roasted malts, chocolate. coffee and hints of oak. One of the best stouts I have tried in years. Try find some, you won’t be sorry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2105) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2012
Cask at NWAF, 2012. Black pour with a beige head. Raisin, chocolate, malt and licorice aroma. Licorice and coffee flavour. Roasty-toasty dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (9314) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 27, 2012
Cask (CWAF2012, Fri)
My first moonshine of the year, and my-oh-my has this brewery finally got everything together after a couple of disappointments last year. Such a full roast, with dark berries, and just a corner of real black burntness. Taste is gloriously mellow for how rich the roast is. There’s no astringency. No sign of any alcohol here, or even attempts to cover alcohol with sugars. Amazingly, I got to this after it was tipped, and to be honest it was a little on the flat side - I’m sure this would have been stunning yesterday. Bonzer, Mark - I look forward to many more like this!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2007
A Mes rate: Cask at The Wenlock.
Black and opaque with a thin rim of tan foam. Superb aroma of chocolate, liquorice, coffee maltiness and some lightly sour and delicately hoppy notes. Flavour follows on in the same vein. Lovely chocolate, more hops than you would usually expect and a lovely slightly sour finish with great length. Lovely mouthfeel. A glorious stout.


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