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Isle of Skye Black Cuillin

Brewed by Isle of Skye
Style: Porter
Uig, Scotland


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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular. Also available cold filtered in bottles.
The dark one, brewed with rolled roast oatmeal and honey.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vighals (1877) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2015
Mørk brun, nesten Svart med høyt kremete beige skum. Lukter mørk sjokolade, jord og kaffe. Fyldig. Noe salt smak, lett bitter medium lang avsluttning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (3085) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2015
Bottles from Fenwick Newcastle and Booths, Keswick. A very dark brown, almost black beer with ruby red highlights, pouring with a white creamy head. It has a burnt toffee, currants and malty flavour, roasted notes and a nutty, smooth and honey finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (13789) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
Bottle at home in London - sourced from Ales by Mail. Pours clear brown with a creamy tan head. The aroma holds toasty brown bread, caramel and burnt leaves. Medium sweet flavor with simple, sugary chocolate, toasted caramel, dates, very mild leafy and earthy bitterness. Light bodied with average carbonation. Finishes sweet with some pleasant dark berry notes, some dusty cocoa, caramel, mellow hop presence. Very simple but also quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (606) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2015
500ml bottle at home, Poured a dark brown with a ruby tinge, not a black stout. Tan coloure head. Aroma of chocolate malts and smoke tinge. Taste of chocolate malts, light smoke, cocoa. Pleasant Stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
weordie (247) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2015
Pours black with a nice thick white foamy head. A full chocolatey aroma. Sharp taste with some nutty undertones and alcohol. Not great but OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gegwilson (1939) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Cask in the Bon Accord, Glasgow as Skye Black. Pours mahogany with a thin cream head. A little sharpness to begin with before some roasty flavour. May have been past its best.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is chocolate, floral, taste is sweet, creamy, fruity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iznogud (1434) - CROATIA - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle 500 ml at the Saucy Mary’s Lodge, Kyleakin. Looks it’s rebranded to Skye Black now. Pours dark amber brown with beige head. Roasted malts, caramel, dark fruit bit of honey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wvhoran (393) - Tasmania, - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle on Skye. Clear deep red with a small beige head. Aroma of light roast mal notes, honey, some toasted malt. Flavour is roast malt, sweet berry notes, some honey. Nice balance between the roast malt and sweetness. Little bitter kick into the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (1344) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014
light beige head, no lacing. coffee coloured. aroma of oats, grass. taste like aroma, roasted malts aftertaste is wry ad bitter. fair body, medium carbonation. bottle 50cl

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