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Brewed by Trouble Brewing
Style: Porter
Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark, almost black porter, named for the part of the brewing process not quite covered by science. Dark Arts is brewed using a healthy dose of Black malt and Chocolate malt, to add to the flavour as well as to give the beer its dark colour. This unfiltered porter has a clear roasty flavour, but with hints of caramel and chocolate, while maintaining enough bitter hop presence to preserve its balance


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (3607) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2016
PINT tasting. Clear dark ruby, off white lacing foam ring. Barley in aroma, little sour. Smoked taste, some bitterness, quite complex. Dry aftertaste. (Arnhem 201606)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansvf (629) - - JUN 11, 2016
Ruikt als een reep chocola, best lekker. Mooi zwart, prima schuim. Chocolade bitterheid on smaak. Prima!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (15143) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2016
Bottle at KØ16. Mild roasted aroma. Very dark brown colour, seems clear. Roasted flavour, mild lactose sweetness. Faintly roasted finish also.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (9613) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2016
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate. Flavor is light, roasted malt, caramel and chocolate. Thin body, average to lively carboantion, dry finish. 160316

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (16625) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2016
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and toffee. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 160316

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (987) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle from O’Donovans. Ruby chestnut with a frothy tan head. Aroma has milk chocolate and dark fruit. Milk chocolate start with a slightly bitter roasty coffee finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bozo_skeleton (931) - Grenoble, FRANCE - OCT 11, 2015
Noire sans être opaque, petit collet fin et persistant. Aromes tres café et chocolat Mince et finale torrefie et legerement amere

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Anthobeers (76) - - OCT 3, 2015
Arômes très bien, apparence noir, goût trop bien, chocolat, noix, pâte, comme toute les porter, bien léger, globalement super

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2864) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle in the Porterhouse Temple Bar, Dublin. Pours deep ruby with a frothy beige head. Aroma of sweet caramel coffee. The taste is sweet and lightly spicy with a touch of smoke, cola, caramel and toffee. High carbonation. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (2048) - CROATIA - JUN 15, 2015
Bottle, 500 ml, courtesy of and shared with Miro. Pours dark brown with tan head. Roasted malts, bread, chocolate. Dry, sweet and medium bodied.


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