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Goachers Best Dark Ale

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Brewed by Goachers
Style: Bitter
Maidstone, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask: Regular


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2011
14th July 2011
Chelmsford Beer Festival. Hazy darkish brown beer. Suddy white head. Light semi dry palate. Fresh malts - mild chocolate and a little coffee. Nicely balanced by mild dark orangey hop. Semi dry finish. Bitter aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2011
Cask, Kings Head, Kingsdown, Kent. Dark reddish brown looks with a slight beige head. Fairly subdued sweet malt aroma. Largely unremarkable malt driven flavour. A little thin and watery with some hop bitterness towards the finish. Drinkable, but not especially worth lingering over.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 10, 2010
Cask @ 11th Ayrshire Real Ale Festival. Mahogany brown colour, white bubbles. Aroma is caramel malts, bit of fruits. Flavour is caramel malts, licorice, slightly sweet, slightly bitter. Bit of roastiness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (9964) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2009
Cask conditioned at The Kent Beer Fest, Canterbury. Copper colour with white head. Slightly honeyed toffee tasting beer with a rich malt and quite sweetish. Honey nut loops in the finish, quite unexpected.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13936) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 21, 2009
Cask at Cloisters ...On tour with Fin ... Deep copper ... thin white head ... sweet malt nose ... nice soft fruity and toffee malts.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2008
Cask, gravity, at Wellington Arms, Bedford, in the Welly Winter Festival of Ale. Dark amber- brown. Hairy malt aroma. Sweet malty taste, nicely balanced with a mid bitter finish. Good one.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2008
Handpulled cask at the Black Lion in Lynsted, Kent. Reddy brown with an off-white head. Gentle toffee base with subtle hpooy finnish. Very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4222) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2008
Cask@Peterborough Beer Festival, 2008. Dark brown beer with a toffee and hopped aroma. The flavour is hopped and toffee. Overall a nice toffee and hopped beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2008
Cask in Blackfriars. Intresting beer this, one would assume it to be a stout, but when i pulled it through it was infact a dark bitter, and noteably bitter at that. The use of dark or perhaps chocolate malt is intresting adds something unusual to what would otherwise be a average bitter. Intreaging.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29084) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2008
Cask at GBBF 2007. A brown beer with an orange head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with primary notes of caramel, but also a light chocolate note in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel is smooth.


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