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Kent Black Gold

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Brewed by Kent
Style: Bitter
West Malling, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Rich and dark coloured with many of the flavours and easy-drinking qualities of a golden ale.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1597) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell on 19th June 2015. Deep ruby with of white foam. Rich maltiness and pungent yeasts in aroma. Nutty malts and plenty of fruitiness in-mouth. Increasingly grassy, dry bitter, lasting finish. Medium body and zingy/light mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2478) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 17, 2015
Cask @ Sheffield Tap, Sheffield [110615]
Dark brown, off white thin beige head, some lacing
Aroma of soft citrus, hint of grapefruit, light tropical fruit notes
Taste of soft grapefruit, soft tropical fruits, dab of dark caramel, quite juicy, good flavour for abv
Palate - Medium light body, soft sweet fruits. Finish as main flavour.
Overall - Decent beer. Comes across as a light Black IPA

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6885) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 8, 2015
(Cask at Craft Beer Co Islington, London, 30 Nov 2014) Dark brown colour with hints of ruby. Frothy beige head. Malty, slightly fruity nose with notes of caramel, red fruit and dark bread. Malty, slightly fruity taste with caramel, dark fruit, a touch of chocolate and gentle spicy bitterness. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Nothing strange, just plain good beer, tasty and very well balanced. Nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12578) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Cask at Craft Holborn, 27/08/14. Dark chestnut brown with a moderate beige covering. Nose is fruity, caramel, light hop notes, orange pith. Taste comprises mellow fruit vibes, red berry tang, caramel. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a lightly roasted wash. Nice fruity bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
The_Osprey (3031) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2014
Cask at Cask P&K. Dark brown, orange tinge, small scummy off-white head. Aroma is jamaica ginger cake, treacle. Body is medium, touch of carbonation and foam. Taste is light chocolate cake, soft bitterness. Very good, drinkable beer. Not really a bitter - more like a brown ale or mild for me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (3549) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 13, 2013
Cask by handpump at Three Judges, Glasgow - clear dark reddish brown, thin creamy beige head, fruity citrus aroma, good lacing, creamy texture, fruity, bittersweet, fruity aftertaste

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kwik-lime (1472) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2013
Quite fruity, very dark, almost black, with a somewhat sickly oily palate. Bit of a strange one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (5248) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2013
Battersea beer festival 06/02/2013. Dark ruby caramel colour. No head. Nose is piny fruity hops. Some caramel sweet malt. Flavour follows. Good hop forward AmericAn c hops. Roast bitter coffee finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19112) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2012
Cask @ Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell, Farringdon EC1. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with weak roasted caramel hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (34856) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2012
From cask at Craft Beer Co. Pours dark brown with a deep amber glare and a small white head. Roasted malty and light fruity aroma. Bitter, fruity and toasted malty.


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