Brewed by Camden Town
Style: Pilsener
London, England


on tap


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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The golden Bohemian skies turned black. The cool floral breeze spiked into a whirl of burning bitter fruits. Everything changed. A beautiful dance between darkness and light. Brutal and elegant. Thunder and shooting stars. It was Friday the 13th. Black Friday.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2013

Draught @ BrewDog Camden, 113 Bayham Street, London, Greater London, England NW1 0AG.

Clear dark black brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark roasted. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dark malt, chocolate malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120805]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2012
Draught@Brewdog Camden, London. More or less black colour, small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, toffee, dark ripe fruits, some mild raisins as well as mild notes of rye. Flavour is being quite similar in a very nice balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16088) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2012
15th July 2012
Opaque black beer, little pale tan head. Palate is a little crisp and quite dry. Minerals. Dry dark malt, a little roast, but not bitter. Tiny bit of citrus in the minerally semi dry and crisp finish. Not bad and I think my first Black Pils!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2012
tap at brewdog ...thin tan head ... soft toffee roast ... light grassy nose ... bitter woody fruits ... soft toffee ... dry roast ... little to bitter ... and quite a lot of hay in linger

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5656) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2012
Bottled as "Black friday black pilsner", from Beermerchants.com. Pours almost pitch black with a moderate sized creamy tanned head. Aroma of light roasted malts, liquorice and chocolate. Taste is light sweet caramel, medium bodied with a light roasted end. Refreshing, nothing extreme, just good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (4919) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Bottle from The Horseshoe, Hampstead. Labelled ’Black Friday’. Deep brown color with a small off-white head. The nose is light cocoa, some grass and light grains. Simple. The taste is simple toffee malt flavors, prickly licorice. Lightly grassy. The body’s pretty light, active carbonation. Overall, a pretty decent schwarzbier. Simple, easy to drink. Nothing crazy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
sic1314 (3731) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2012
Average to indifferent Schwarzbier, not particularly inspiring in any direction.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3546) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2012
A 0.33l bottle (on a Thursday) - from beermerchants.com that pours a dark brown licorice-body that’s impossible to see light through, and it has a really good looking big and lasting beige almost creamy and lacing head. It smells light malty with tones of roasted malts and licorice. Not extreme in any way, but it’s something calming and quite relaxing about this aroma. Hard to describe properly, but I quite like it. There is also a touch of hops in the background here. It has a comfortable average small prickling carbonation level with a somewhat thin and almost watery texture. Flavors has that same gentle and calming thing found in the aroma. Light roasted with some watered down licorice and a mild hoppy sting. This was actually quite tasty here in the steaming May sun that has taken every Bergensere by surprise. Skål i sola Ola! 24.05.2012

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2012
On keg at The BrewDog Bar, Edinburgh. Pours a very dark brown colour with a fair light tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, caramel and roasty malt. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and a foamy mouth-feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2550) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Draught at The Euston Tap, London on 4 Jun 2012. Poured near black, with a thin off white head. Aroma of berries, roasted malt and floral hop. Dark chocolate in the flavour, with burnt sugar and grain. Finish was burnt malt, coffee and treacle.

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