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Ilkley The Mayan

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Brewed by Ilkley
Style: Stout
Ilkley, England

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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?


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gachupines (885) - USA - AUG 23, 2014
Black with a thin tab head. Aroma is dark chocolate with hints of coffee. Flavor is rich, dark chocolate with a strong smoked chili aftertaste. Makes it finish a bit earthy. Wife: 4

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italarican (1481) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - AUG 19, 2014
On tap at Finnegan’s during trivia. Dark, oily black pour. Aroma is rich of dark cocoa, chocolate syrup. Nice red pepper spice to complement rich liquid dark chocolate. Slightly syrupy, full body. Really good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ReV2 (143) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Keg from The Crowd of Favours, Leeds. A dark stout like beer with a thin off white head. Aroma of chocomilk, taste is overpowering chocolate with a hint of chilli creeping in. Chocolate tastes artificial masking the otherwise decent malt below. A sweet stout with a reasonable bite, one is enough.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (1836) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle@Yesprs (21/03/2014) - pours black with a tan head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, chocolate, vanilla, subtle spice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4562) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2014
On tap at OT. Black with a small tan head. A lot of chocolate in the aroma, also some licorice and some milk. The taste was sweet with chocolate, licorice and chili.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3110) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: Oliver Twist, Stockholm.
Appearance: Black colour with a minimal head.
Aroma: Chocolate, liquorice, caramel, raisin.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, some liquorice, spices, dried fruit, Liquorice finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamesie1857 (1374) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
500ml bottle from Beer Huis, Ossett - rich black body, lacing thick tan head. Nose is a hypnotic milk chocolate aroma, very much like a Cadbury’s Fruit and Nut. Taste is sweet and smoky, a little peppery bitterness at the end. Not as spicy as I’d expected, but enjoyed this immensely.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (3136) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2014
500ml bottle from Beer-Ritz, Leeds. Pours dark brown, swiftly dissipating tan head. Smells like chocolate milk! Tastes like chocolate milk! Very light burn at the end. Too sweet for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
Tap at OT. Pours black with a minimal tan head. Aroma is chocolate pudding, caramel and light smokey chilies and spices. Taste is milk chocolate, caramel, chipotle coming through in the end together with a spicy note. Light/medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10275) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2014
Draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Black beer, no head. Licorice aroma, caramel, vinous, figs, raisins, hazelnuts, toffee, roasted, prunes, chocolate, some cocoa. Caramel flavor, lots of licorice, milk chocolate, cocoa, figs, raisins, some warming alcohol. Slightly thin bodied.


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