Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Stout
Huddersfield, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Cask, keg & bottle; Regular.

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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
weordie (715) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
Pours black as the night is long with a lingering creamy head. Aroma of chocolate. Dark chocolate taste with a hint of smoke.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lloydy (100) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
330ml can. Very chocolatey aroma. Pours thick and dark with a creamy tan head. Really smooth very flavoursome stout I loved it- highly recommended.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rickgordon (3851) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2011
Cask conditioned at Southampton Arms, London. Black colour. Rich aroma. It’s toast, bitter chocolate and juniper. Rich lingering flavour of darkness: toast, bitter chocolate and espresso. Silky, medium body with espresso bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beersiveknown (4918) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 10, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2011 Bottle at home blackberries and licorice nose. Dark brown/ black cm tan head, steady stream of bubbles. Rich roast barley and berries with long dry and smooth finish Keg at port street beer house august. Rich and thick body with chocolate and Resinous hops finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CamdenD (1177) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 14, 2011
This was impressive stuff. Served from cask at the Rake, this beer blows you away with malted roastiness. Hops sneak through and the mouthfeel is dry. Chocolate is certainly noticeable as is a figgy undertaste. Beautiful beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (3480) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 5, 2011
Keg at Cask. Dark brown with small beige head which soon fades. Aroma is roasted malt, bit of coffee and a touch of booze. Taste is oaty, and a bit of chocolate milk. Not so much bitterness, but a bit of vanilla. Lovely!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superflyguy (433) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2011
lushious. pours pitch black with a fluffy tan head. bags of roast malts and coffee in the nose. a hint of alcohol too. chocolate, coffee, licorice and roasted malts to the fore in the mouth loses a couple of marks as its not quite as thick as I’d like, but it’s a minor gripe. thefinsih just goes on and on with the flavours bouncing around your mouth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogbomb (1147) - ENGLAND - APR 4, 2012
On cask. Pours jet black with a thick dark tan head. Chocolates and malty goodness coming from the scent. Licorice, chocolate, blackberry, treacle, a slight alcohol kick. After the sweetness comes the bitter. Makes the finish last long and memorable. Cracker.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DanielBrown (4343) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Opaque black, not much head. Smells like a Stout all right - ashy and dry. Crunching taste, blocks of chiselled graphite and chargrilled notes, with just enough sweetness and hop to make it balanced. A delicious Stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (7362) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2012
(cask@Catford Bridge Tavern) Pours near on black with a medium tan head, and long lasting lacing. Aroma of roasted dark malts.Taste is roasted malts, chocolate/mocca/liquorice with berry hop undertones. Medium in body and lovely mouthfeel/palate. Wow very good!

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