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Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Stout
Huddersfield, England

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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1267) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2012
Pint at the Sheffield Tap. Black with hints of brown, no head. Nice toasted chocolate stout taste, but also has more to it. There is some roast, bitter, fruity sweetness, and a hint of chocolate. Pleasant roasty aroma with a bit of dark fruit to it. Good stuff, not exceptional, but still pretty tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WASW (50) - - FEB 2, 2012
Tastes deliciously smoked, though perhaps it isn’t. Quite bitter and lingering. Yummy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - JAN 27, 2012
Bottle@Home. Coffee and black currant aroma. Black, brown head, good lace. Sweetish, loads of dark malts, black currant, coffee, black chocolate. Full and dry. Flavourful, easy, yet powerful.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheMuzz (6) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2012 does not count
330ml bottle. Black as pitch with thin chestnut head. Very pleasant aroma and delicious, chocolate flavours with good body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6377) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 9, 2012
Bottle from myBrewerytap. Smooth, smoke, chocolate, burned toast. The bitterness makes sure it does not get too silky. Dark fruit, grain. Very pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5862) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 7, 2012
330ml Bottle - Black in colour with a tan head. Liquorice, coffee and plain chocolate in the aroma. The taste is roasted, smooth and chocolatey with notes of liquorice and coffee standing out.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (6356) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2012
Bottle from MyBrewerytap.com. Pours pitch black with a big spongy tanned head. Aroma of roasted malts,dark bittter chocolate. Taste is smooth, oily mouthfeel, dark chocolate, bitter liquorice, medium bodied. Lingering with all the goodies lurking in the shadow, dark malts, roast,liquorice. A winner for me, this one, even though a bit weak body.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frenger (367) - Derby, Alabama, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2011
Bottle from mybrewerytap.com. pours jet black with a thin tanned head. Literally no aroma. Dark chocolate and fruits with a dark coffee aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (20934) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 21, 2011
Cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen, London. Hazy near black. Rich chocolate aroma. Mid sweet with full body and soft mouthfeel. Warming chocolaty finish with medium bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (2094) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2011
Bottle at home from Beer Ritz, Leeds. Black as the abyss, with a wee (not literally) tan head. Nose was roasted malts, dark fruit and dark chocolate. Very tasty flavour which had plenty to say for itself with notes of coffee, licorice,dark fruit and chocolate. Dried out towards the finish. Sign me up for the dark side then please Mr Necromancer.


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