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Wantsum Black Prince

Wantsum Black Prince
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Brewed by Wantsum
Style: Mild Ale
Canterbury, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - May. Also available bottle conditioned.

A rich, full bodied Kent mild, smooth on the palate with subtle hop notes.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hohops (483) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Appearance is just about pitch black, a one finger off white head. Aroma- chocolate, cocoa, caramel. Taste- a bit smoky, dark chocolate, bitter hints, cocoa, coffee undertones. Nice ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (34549) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
From cask. Pours dark black, golden amber glare with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and light breadish. Bitter, toasted malty and light hoppy. Toasted breadish malty finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (13578) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Draft at the Great British Beer Festival 2014, Day 3 - London. Pours rich brown with a frothy beige crown. Light ashy roast pervades this guy, with some burnt leaves and earthy minerals. A little watery, though. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Faint ashes and bitter cocoa in the finish, but mostly it’s watery. But still, nothing offensive here.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5374) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2014
JDW, Rochester. Black beer with coffee, vanilla, butter and black fruit flavours. It sounds better than it tastes. Too much coffee aroma, and too much grease.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Slightly roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4604) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: GBBF 2014.
Appearance: Black colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Chocolate, caramel, coffee.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Coffee, chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thomat (2355) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. dark reddish brown with a tiny tan head. Malty and roasted tones. Malt, coffee and chocolate. Light body with short dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12131) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Cask at GBBF ’14, day 5, 16/08/14. Dark mahogany brown with moderate beige edgework. Nose is light roast, earthy cocoa, toffee, brown bread. Taste comprises cocoa, brown bread, biscuit tones, trace of dark fruit, toffee. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Ok mild.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9793) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 3. Very dark brown to black color, small beige head. Smell and taste malts, heavy roast, coffee roast, earthy, earthy and coffee bitter. Decent body and carbonation. Quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (4996) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at 2014 GBBF. Saturday dregs tick and run. Dark mahogany brown with a loose tan head. Aroma is berry, nutty raisin , hint of the choc. Flavour is nutty, raisin, light raisin and hint of choc. Palate is medium bodied, low carbonation. Decent.


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