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Brewed by Green Jack
Style: Stout
Lowestoft, England


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask; Seasonal - Christmas.
The Norfolk Black is a Chocolaty Stout Spiced for Christmas with Vanilla, Orange and Cinnamon

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2015
Gravity cask, Chelmsford, The Hop Beer Shop, 17th December 2015. Small amount of white lacing around the rim. Opaque. Aroma is spices, licorice, leather, cigar ash. Taste is blackcurrants, chocolate, oak, leather, prunes, figs, cinnamon lactose and spices. Complex and perfect for a cold winter night by the campfire. Very cigar ash finish which is long and full of summer fruits. Oily as well. Excellent on cask.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (9543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Cask at the Standing Order. Pours black, nose is chocolate, light spice, fruity, taste is similar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (42843) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ 29th Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2012, at The Round Chapel in Hackney, London, England.

Clear dark brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, sweet licorice, english licorice, anis, licorice. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long to average duration, anis seed, english licorice, dark malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20121205]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mr_h (4514) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear very dark brown, bubbly tan head, liquorice and chocolate aroma, no lacing, mint, chocolate, vanilla, malty flavour, oily feel, prolonged vanilla flavour on the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2012
Cask at Pigs Ear BF 2012, London. Pours clear brown with a light, off-white head. Dark malts, some anise, licorice, light roast, some earthy bitterness. Odd beer. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly drying to finish with more dark malts and mild spices. So so.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1912) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - DEC 11, 2011
Cask - The Plasterers Arms, Norwich. Small though lasting bubbly beige to light tan head; clear, dark & deep ruddy brown body. Spicy, juicy dark fruits on the nose. Like a weak & watery Jager on the tongue. Spicy & fruit, quite Christmassy & cakey. Light to medium body, soft palate texture, short & spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2011
3rd February 2011
Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival. Loads of beers shared with ChrisO and Harrisoni - Cheers! Clear dark brown beer, residual tan head. A light touch of dark malts - more porterish. Zingy fruits. Sweet red fruits underneath some toffee malt. Quite well joined up. Tasty beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2011
Cask (gravity dispense). Beer #22 at Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival on 3 February 2011. Not that black and quite sweet. Caramel dominates. Maybe some hints of spice but I didn’t pick up any orange. Mouthfeel is quite light. Not really my thing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (16728) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2011
Cask gravity at Chelmsford BF 2011. Blackbody. Lasting beige head. Some herb and spice and choc on aroma. Odd aroma. Ok choc in mouth. Some spice on finish.

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