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Brewed by Malka Brewery
Style: Dry Stout
Yehiam, Israel

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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6537) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle from Taylors Market, Sacramento. Pours near black with an attractive tan head and a chocolate aroma. There is a medium-bodied chocolate and treacle flavor with some coffee and a dry smoky finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salmoniform (672) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Opaque hue with creamy brown head that settled. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, cocoa, toffee, molasses, soy, cola. Mouthfeel is nice with a medium body and crisp carbonation. Taste is dry sweetness throughout with a great astringent bitterness in the following and a slight metallic finish. Overall this is a good brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2009
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours pitch black with a light brown head. Burned malty nose. Medium body, burned maltiness with a little dried fruits and some residual sugars. Some dark chocolate accents. Discreet malt bitterness. A little too sweet to be a proper Dry Stout, but a pleasant drink. 031009

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11131) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2009
Bottle 33cl.
Clear dark dark brown color with a average, creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, dusty, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20091003]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3372) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2010
Bottle at Unofficial Dutch RB Meeting. Roasted aroma, some licorice, bitterness, coffee, quite good brew, only a bit uninspiring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5182) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2010
Bottled @ Dutch "the Good, the Bad & the Ugly" tasting. Dark color. Aroma of chocolat, oatmeal. Sweet taste, malty. Decent balance. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10241) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31232) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is liqourice, roasted malty and dark chocolate. Mild citric, hard roasted malty, chocolate bitter and liqourice herbal. Dry roasted malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16765) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2013
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with hints of caramel. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.


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