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Brewed by Celt Experience
Style: Mild Ale
Caerphilly, Wales
Serve in English pint

bottled
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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Celt Dark-Age is a delicious full bodied Welsh dark beer. The beer has a special blend of coffee and chocolate flavours, which are balanced with a smooth aroma with subtle notes of caramel and dark fruit, leading to a bitter finish.This beers name comes from the Dark age. Folklore has highlighted many stories of Celtic warriors and kings that waged successful battles against the intruding Anglo-Saxons. None more than King Arthur, who legend has it, fought in 12 battles in the late 5th and early 6th century.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilverfoX (266) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
spruce, herbs, bread, dark reddish brown body, large foamy head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly bitter, lightly sour, lightly sour, creamy, average carbonation, average carbonation, not bad.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VictorStr (1287) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
Flaska hemma hoss Wihlan. Rätt svag i aromen. Lätt i kroppen, hel del bitterhet.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wihlan (257) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2014
Flaska hemma - mörk men något genomskinlig och vitt skum. Tydlig beska med brända toner. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
Fine, burnt flavors in a nice balance to a stylish after bitterness. The brew does not become heavy and full-bodied without maintaining a surprisingly light body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2283) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask at Wetherspoons. Pours black, bitter, dry roast, coffee and chocolate, sweet caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NallePalle (109) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2014
Complex aroma, quite a lot of foam. Long, bitter finish. Overall an interesting ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
murran (177) - - MAY 17, 2014
Pours a dark brown body with a thick head. Anonymous aroma and a taste of coffee and bread tones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jorn69 (934) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska (500ml) från Systembolaget (24:-). Rostad malt med karamelltoner, kaffe och choklad, nötter, tydlig beska, medelfyllig. Avslutningen är besk med rostade malttoner.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (764) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2014
Cask @ Pilgrim’s Progress (JDW), Bedford. Dark brown, medium khaki head with massive lacing. Aroma of dark chocolate, roast malt and blackberries. A possetty off-smell spoils what would otherwise be a near perfect aroma. Taste is initally balanced bitter with sweet overtones. Increasingly bitter finish (too bitter for me). Imperfect but still very very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (1941) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2014
Wales 2014. Beer no 12. Bottle from Tesco in cardigan, wales. Dar brown beer with large head and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malts and dark fruits. Taste is roasted malts, charred coffee beans, dark fruits and a little chocolate. Decent.


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