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Brewed by Darling Brewery / Tasteroom
Style: Belgian Ale
Darling, South Africa

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black wheat.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PeatyPete (931) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2016
Almost black coulor with beige head. Aroma of Chocolate and dark fruit. Taste is fruity, a bit sour and als a bit watery.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
AntonyWilson (130) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - FEB 15, 2016
500ml Bottle: Appearance: Pours a cloudy dark brown with hints of garnet. Tan head that clears quickly. Aroma: Prune, fruity, bready, caramel. Taste: Slight roastiness, medium bitterness, fruity. Mouthfeel: Light body, medium carbonation, finishes dry. Overall: Definitely not a weiss/wit as it claims to be. Quite thin, however, it’s easy drinking. Very similar to a dark lager.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bbertels (336) - NORWAY - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle bought on the border to Mozambique. Low carbonation and somewhat litle foam. OK taste of chocolate malts but not really any wheat. Pleasant enough but not excellent.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hoppy_Luke (1233) - Poznań, POLAND - FEB 5, 2015
Ostatnia afrykańska propozycja. Podejrzewam, że nie będę miał zbyt szybko okazji napić się piwa z tamtych rejonów... Według informacji na etykiecie, jest to Black Wit. Sama etykieta jest też jednocześnie najciekawszym elementem piwa. Niemal czarne, z niewielką pianką... Najgorszy był aromat kanalizacyjny, trochę apteczny. Nie wiem, czy piwu coś się przydarzyło po drodze, czy kiepska warka... Niemniej jednak zapach odstraszał. W smaku na początku też nie było zbyt ciekawie. Trochę minęło czasu zanim wspomniane wcześniej zapachy nieco odparowały i można było wychwycić coś poza nimi... Nieco słodkie, trochę palone, wodniste. Nic więcej nie wyczułem. Ogólnie słabiutko...

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
theSlipperyPen (248) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2014
Another dud from Darling Brew. Same cheap chocolate aroma as the Black Mist or whatever they called their porter. Fizzy carbonation with little to no taste, other than a mild bitterness and a metallic tang. Perhaps then it’s not as bad as the porter, which had off-putting out of balance flavours. Still, the brewery needs to take a good long look at themselves and then stop.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ChewyBeer (257) - SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 23, 2014
Pours dark with tan head. Sour nose. High carbonation with light mouthfeel. Sour taste. Not great

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Brewfoolery (38) - California, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Pours dark almost black with cream foamy head. Slight toffee nose, no roast in the tasting, more like a slight coffee lager. High carbonation leaves little flavor after a sip our gulp. Bottle purchased in Cape Town Ultra Liquors.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
aleksander9 (1364) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2014
Pours a coca cola brown color with fizzy head. I had no head after 5 seconds. Very bad presentation. Weak aroma of cold coffee, roasted malt and some sour notes. Watery and very spritzy palate. Aftertaste is more cold coffee, some noble hops and lingering sour/watery finish. Overall: the beer don?t lack creativity. Brewed with wit yeast, molasses and caramel it should taste absolutely stunning. The problem is that none of this interesting elements come through and i was left with something close to cold coffee with carbonation. presentation (probably forced carbed at the brewery) and that it almost tastes like it has been watered down don?t help either. Could not finish this one. Work with execution.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
egg (277) - USA - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle from Monty’s Liquor Boutique on 11/17/13. Pours dark black with one finger of loose tan head that dwindles very very quickly. Almost reminds me of pouring a coke. Nose is faint roasted malt, burnt. Taste is dark roasted malts, some dark fruit, a bit of sweetness. Surprisingly light and refreshing for a black ale. Not very complex.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2013
this is weird, i am loving this but nothing seems to match up .. . deep black .. medium foam, light lacing .. . toasted yet light roast, mild yeast .. . just too much fun to drink .. . most will feel its thin, but i really enjoyed this .. . . you can’t unload a truck full of bowling balls with a pitchfork..


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