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Ilkley The Mayan

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Brewed by Ilkley
Style: Stout
Ilkley, England

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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottle.
Inspired by an ancient Mayan recipe, Ilkley Brewery has created an extraordinary Stout. It is velvety smooth, bittersweet, and has a subtle smoky fire in its belly. The Mayan is a Chipotle Chocolate Stout, dare you take it on?


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alomtnez (202) - SPAIN - AUG 26, 2015
Off white head with good retention. Dark opaque mahogany colour. Aroma is strong black cocoa and spicy with brownie hints. Taste is black chocolate and peppery with very hot chilli finish. Very peppery aftertaste. Medium creamy palate. A very hot chilli taste.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (1273) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 17, 2015
On cask at The Dandelion in Philadelphia. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is big roasted malt, chocolate, cinnamon and smoky chipotle pepper spiciness. Flavor is roasted malt with smokiness, chocolate, dark dried fruit tartness, cinnamon and finishing with spicy smoky chipotle. Heat grows as you drink more. Really nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mateuszk (1040) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle. Great stout, roasty with lots of chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, but with something extra - chipotle burning onthe palate. It is strong but it is not overpowering the flavour of the beer. Smooth and velvety on the palate. Medium bitter with spicy burning in the finish. Great beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (4236) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 29, 2015
500 ml. bbe 10/15. Opaque ebony with a creamy disc of foam and beautiful lace. Interesting nose is at first apple but then lingers with vanilla, coffee graham cracker and chocolate. Sweet front flavors of vanilla, cappuccino and biscotti turn to lightly tart apple and a spicy finish of earthy capsaicin. Medium body has a smooth carbonation and leans to the sweet side, but balances it out nicely with just the right dose of pepper.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2671) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Black pour. Tan head. Little lacing. Huge chocolate nose. Huge nutty and chocolate taste with a spicy pepper in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (2464) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2015
Keg at Berkhamsted beer shop, Berkhamsted, Herts. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Chocolate, chilli, malty aroma. Tastes similar, chocolate, chilli, malty, bitter/sweet. Quite rich, I really liked it but half a pint was enough.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnoaksson (758) - , SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2015
Sinnebilden för det vulgära jetsetlivet är en person som tar Baddaren i en jacuzzi fylld med champagne. Själv skulle jag vilja ligga och plaska i en chokladfontän fylld med öl. Det vill säga, fylld med Ilkley The Mayan. Anita Ekbergs ikoniska scen i "Det ljuva livet" hade varit mer svensexig än sexig på det viset, och pirret hade vandrat upp från skrevet till buken, men begäret hade varit lika stort. En reklamfilm som väcker köplusten i alla med puls.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (503) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle from Bier Huis. Pours dark brown, with a half finger tan coloured head. Aroma of chocolate, some Chilli for sure...Taste of initial chocolate, dark chocolate, almost like Sam Smiths Choc stout, then we have subtle chillis...I say subtle, they’re present but not in your face, nice and warming, not blasting your mouth away.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taboada (542) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 28, 2015
Tasted from the tap on the 14/06/2015. Deep brown to black colour with a foamy tan head. Aroma of lactose, cocoa and vanilla. Taste of chocolate, chipotle chilli, some earth and brown sugar. Medium body and soft carbonation. Next one please!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DiarmaidBHK (3785) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Draft at fire works Arlington. Pours black and luscious with a thick khaki head that leaves an absolute shitload of lacing. Lots of rich chocolate on the nose. Plenty of chocolate on the tongue as well. The heat from the chipotle is faint at first but builds as the beer warms up. Nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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