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Brewed by Peerless
Style: Bitter
Birkenhead, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask, regular;
’Dark Arts’ is a deep, dark and delicious beer. A complex brew with flavours of coffee and chocolate. Light bodied and well-balanced, with a delicious combination of three different malts. 4.1% ABV.


cgarvieuk's rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, - FEB 1, 2013
cask at bow ... deep dark brown ... small tan head ...soft sweet toffee malt nose ... dark sweet roast ... soft toffee malts ... sweet chocolate malt ...


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2555) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Cask at GBBF 2012. Poured a lightly hazy dark brown, with a thin off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel and dried fruit. Biscuit in the flavour, with brown bread and some coffee. Finish was earthy, with some hop resin and grain.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mR_fr0g (3965) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Pint at Henry Addingdon Canary Wharf. Warning accidental sour! Aroma is sharp green apple, granny smith and musty roast grains. Dark caramel brown colour with a fleeting loose tan head. Flavour is musty sour apple and crisp lemon and faint roast. Ballsack. Sharp sweet and sour palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CraftBeerNick (992) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2013
Cask at market porter, 24th January 2013. Not a bad drink, lacking in something though, enjoyed the half, but would not want another

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Deep ambery brown colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is roasted malts, toffee, caramel, some wooden and resiny notes as well. Flavour is fruity, wooden, floral and quite syrupy with mild nuttyness as well.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
planky84 (2143) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2012
Cask at GBBF, 2012. Red brown pour with a white head. Raisin and malt aroma. Orchard fruit flavour, malt laden angle. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
goozen (3066) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2012
Cask at GBBF’12, London: Dark Cola-like brown coloured brew with an taste of chocolate and coffee and dry bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorgeLee (1268) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2012
Cask at GBBF 2012. Dark brown almost cola colour with a thin foam on top. Malty aroma, chocolate and maybe treacle. Roasty coffee flavour, slightly oily texture, malty dryness in finish. Something of the schwarzbier about it. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a clear amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel aroma with weak hints of chocolate and weak hints of hops. Roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13779) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2012
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear dark brown - white head. Ryebread, medium malty,metallic, red berries, chocolate, light bitterness. A bit simple.


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