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Brewed by Malka Brewery
Style: Dry Stout
Yehiam, Israel

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Irish stout beer, characterized by roasted flavor, dark chocolate and coffee with a velvet texture. Bira Malka is produced in small quantities using a traditional methods, natural ingredients and water from a well located in the Western Galilee area which cotribute to its unique flavor.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (14560) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 17, 2011
Die röstigen Noten im Antrunk sind weich und wirken nur oberflächlich, beiläufig ist eine saure Nuance auszumachen, die in Kombination mit der Hefe auftritt. Das Malz wird zwar stärker, die Röstrigkeit bleibt aber gleich. Auch bleibt das Aroma weiterhin eher oberflächlich. Die vorhandenen Aromen isnd eingänglöich und gefallen,d ie gewünschte Tiefe ist noch nicht vorhanden. Zum Ende steigert sich das Bier aber, in dem es zumindest teilweise auch im Hintergrund wirkt. /9/9/9/8/9

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (14042) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 7, 2011
Draught at the brewpub. Nice and black. Thin head. Hoppy and roasty aroma, just like I like. Full of roast but a little bit thin in the finish. Good drinking stout, to accompany the gorgeous view.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13208) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours black with a dark tan head. Aroma is lightly smoky chocolate. Med body or better. Flavor is quite smoky with some chocolate and perhaps coffee. Very flavorful, but Irish?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (12189) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2009
Black with a small tan head. Roasted aroma with caramel, chocolate and coffee, with some fruity esters. sweet and roasted flavour

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (11825) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle [from Euro Swap 2015-2 thanks to tomer] @ home. Opaque black color, medium to full sized light brown head. Aroma is malts, dark malts, smoke and a hint of chocolate. Taste malts, roasted malts, dark malts, a slight hint of smoke, chocolate, softly bitter. Decent body and carbonation. Quite pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (11672) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle from Tlahav, thanks! Almost black. Dark chocolate, coffee and cream in the aroma. Malty sweetish, roasty creamy flavor with coffee and dark chocolate. Medium bodied, well balanced, well made stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (11166) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2013
Bottled. Black coloured. Dense brown head. ARoma: light roast, light caramel, brown sugar, vague spice. Flavour: Roast, caramel, brown sugar, Medium bodied. ends light roasted bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (11115) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 27, 2013
12 oz. bottle, pours black with a small beige head. Aroma of oats, light roast, and a touch of cocoa. Flavour brings out oats, metallic notes, and light roast. Quite full-flavoured, if not a bit thin on the mouthfeel. Solid stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Keha (Stout)
Date: July 02, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, bsp
Appearance: black, frothy tan head, bits of lace
Aroma: dry roasted aroma
Flavor: rich roasted flavor, mostly dry with just a touch of caramel sweetness, light roasted bitterness in the finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10311) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle @ home, Israeli tick. Pours a black appearance with a brown creamy head. Cola, chocolate, chalk, and some roast in the nose. Medium bitterness. Moderate low sweetness. There’s some anise, light smoke, and chalk in the flavor. Fine.


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