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Magic Rock Dark Arts

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98
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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Stout
Huddersfield, England

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark Arts blends 4 malts and bags of whole hops to deliver a decadently deep and indulgent experience. A luxuriously smooth mouthfeel, is followed by spicy hop notes and full flavours of chocolate, liquorice, blackberries and figs. The finish is rich and satisfying with a lingering roasted bitterness. Our stout will convert you to the dark side.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10381) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
Cask @ Borefts 2014. Deep dark brown color. Milky roast aroma. malty roasty milky sweet flavor. Hints of ash. Roastbitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2268) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2014
Draft @ Borefts 2014. Very balanced and smooth stout. Soft notes of burned malt and cofee. Bit sweet and with a thin body. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abio (1616) - Waasland, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2014
It seems like some decent but simple stout. Really nothing that gets my excited, but afterall it’s ofcourse not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (4781) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
Cask at Borefts ’14. Black, beige head. Aroma of caramel and roasted nuts, roasted coffee, some tar, chocolate, sweet dark fruits. Flavour is medium-sweet, tar, ash, roasted nuts, chocolate, coffee, bittersweet finish, creamy. Medium-bodied. Great stout imho.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ShivanDragon (1722) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
@Borefts 2014, zwart met fijne bruine kraag welke redelijk kleverig is. aroma van gebrande- en geroosterde mouten, chocolade en koffie, goed in zijn eenvoud.
smaken: komt redelijk zoet binnen, wat mout(haver), glad en zacht, redelijke koffie, zwak bitter, afdronk lichte koffietonen en iets droog. In de basis een aardige Engelse stout .

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (7864) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 28, 2014
sampled @ Borefts Beer Festival 2014: trübes dunkelbraunes Bier mit ordentlicher beiger Schaumkrone. Geruch nach Schokolade und Kaffee. Geschmack nach Kaffee, schokoladig, trocken, leicht bitter.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dutchbeerpages (1633) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
On a festival with radlers, sour ales and all kinds of strange ideas this beer was classic, original and beautiful. It is as perfect as a ’simple’ stout can get. Cask at Borefts 2014.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skortila (4558) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
On cask @ BBF’14. The aroma has roast, coffee and bread. Black coloured beer with a beige head. The taste is very smooth, light bitter, has roast, coffee, some chocolate, hint of dark fruits and bread. Really good!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (5202) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2014
Tap @ Borefts 2014, small sample. Dark brown color, short head. Aroma of dark bread, coffee, caramel, biscuit. Bit sweet, bit bitter. Really nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
goozen (2991) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2014
Tap at Borefts’14: Opaque black colored brew with an delicious bitter taste, good dry and very hoppy.


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