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Brewed by Isle of Skye
Style: Porter
Uig, Scotland

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available cold filtered in bottles.
The dark one, brewed with rolled roast oatmeal and honey.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (1278) - Orsenigo, ITALY - AUG 4, 2015
On tap @Castle Tavern in Inverness In a windy evening, its almost impossible to catch the aroma, but palate is really good, with his fruity notes, caramel and some roasted malts

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (1364) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2015
Dark red with yellow head. Oats, floral and some caramel. Sweet, thick, roasted and cappuchino. Overall: taste is superb for a cask ale.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Nkosi (4) - - JUL 25, 2015 does not count
Probably one of the best ales i have ever swallowed. Available now as Skye Black Spar Spean Bridge

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (3429) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 12, 2015

Lukt: Kaffe, bek, lakris og en anelse vanilje.
Utseende: Sort.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende brunt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Frukter, kaffe og lakris.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Vaaland, Bryne, Nydt@Hjemme.
Medium: Flaske@500ml, ABV@4,5%, Når@12.07.2015
Drukket Som Alias@Skye Black.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vighals (3163) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (4454) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (18527) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (862) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
weordie (833) - 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.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gegwilson (3205) - 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.


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