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Wantsum Black Prince

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

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - May. Also available bottle conditioned.

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


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7689) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - SEP 4, 2016
Cask at Ale Caesar, Margate. Poured a clear reddish brown with little life. The aroma is roasty malt, dry coffee, light spice. The flavour is moderate liqourice bitter with a smooth, flavourful, roasty, light dry liqourice, light hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 16, 2016
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Deep brown pour with a small head. Nose of cherry cola. Baked bread. Raisin and milk chocolate. Similar flavor. Lightly tart / sweet red fruit skin. Earthy toastiness. Just a bit sweet. Light body, a bit dull on the tongue. Solid.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (13234) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2016
Cask conditioned at The Albion, Cromer, Norfolk. Very dark brown with cream head. There was a medicinal tone to this along with full roasty malts, some sweetness and a light nuttiness. Lingering palate, fullish. Itís okay.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alfa (14) - Canterbury, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2016
One of my favourite beers of the moment. Almost black, strong aroma and initial taste of soft liquorice which surrenders to dark malt and light hops. Fades a bit on the palette but V Nice and involves dangerously short time to the second pint.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8697) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Cask @ The Grove, Huddersfield. Very dark with a small off-white bubbly head. Crisp in the main with a washy roasted malt aroma taste thatís very light. More stated in its nose.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2015
Cask at Man of Kent, Rochester. Pours black brown with creamy tan head. Some roast, hint of choc, fruity, light hop. Cracking mild.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Gorgeous dark appearance. Slightly chocolatey. Deeply bitter and caramel tasting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (6356) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2015
Cask at GBBF. Dark brown or black, small foamy tan head. Aroma is liquorice, potent sweet blackcurrant. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is plummy, soft ash in the finish. Good mild. Nice rounded fruit-led flavour. Interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015... Dark malts.. Thin tan lacing... Soft chocolate roast.. Dark malts.. Dark fruits... Dark malts.. Charcoal roast...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Wantsum Black Prince ].
Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, roasted, burnt, caramel, roasted bitter, thin. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is flat to soft. [20140814]


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