Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Sweet Stout
London, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
Batches 0003 0016 0025(at 4.5%) 0036

When you get to that time of day when that cup of hot coffee is no longer the answer, and you need something with a little extra kick, plait your bear, stick on your eye patch and grab a Black Perle. This milk stout is chock full of roasty malts, milk sugar, hopped with hand full’s of perle plundered from the unsuspecting and aged on a chest full of Zamorana coffee beans.
Brewed in partnership with www.alchemycoffee.co.uk
Drink with your bacon and eggs in the morning or somebody else’s oysters; free your inner pirate, argh.

Grains: Pale, Roasted Barley, Wheat, Chocolate, Flaked Oats, Crystal, CaraPils, lactose
Hops: Perle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (5247) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2014
Cask (Bodega, Newcastle) - Very dark brown, almost black, with red tinges. Coffee, roasted malt and plain chocolate in the aroma. Coffee, burnt toast and cocoa all feature in the smooth taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3285) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 21, 2014
500ml bottle from Good Spirits Co. Almost black, reasonable head. Coffee malt aroma. Spwwet spicy coffee flavour. Coffee aftertaste. Not sure why this is a sweet stout but it is certainly a good coffee stout.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomekk1978 (468) - POLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Barwa: czarna, nieprzejrzysta nawet pod światło. Piana jasno brązowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, średniej wielkości i ładnie oblepiająca szkło. Aromat: na pierwszym miejscu zdecydowanie kawa, następnie płatki owsiane i ciemne, palone słody. Konkretny i przyjemny. Smak: umiarkowanie pełny, słodko - kwaśny początek. Następnie zdecydowana wytrawna kontra - kawa, palone słody, gorzka czekolada, z goryczkowym, lekko piekącym finiszem. Nieco zalegające nuty palone i kawowe, ale po chwili przestaje to przeszkadzać.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1375) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Black halo tan head. Aroma coffee beans taste is coffee some sweet milk good long bitter finish. Medium body. Decent not sweet enough for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (3066) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
I can’t remember for sure where I tried this but I think it was on tap at O’Connors in Uppsala. Smell of coffee, chocolate, dark bread and some roasted notes. Similar taste. Roasted bitter taste but also creamy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (1566) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
Thanks to my buddy Rainer for the bottle! Pours a super dark black/ brown with a loose tan head. The noise is immediate big coffee, roasted malt. The taste is black coffee, roasted malt, licorice, mild fruit background ending bitter. The body is light with pretty carbonation being fine and gentle. A ton of flavor especially when considering the ABV!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (2608) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
Thanks to ThirstyBird for sharing. Batch No 0035. Bottled on Oct-13. Best before Oct-14
Dark in the glass with and intense malty-dry nose. The beer starts very intense: Roasted and coffee. The mainpart is very dry, even a bit dusty. Highly roasted with lots of coffee. The aftertaste is long, intense. Viscous, coffee, hints of sourness.
A very great beer - especially for the 3.7% extremely flavourful! --> 13/12/13/13

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MojKufelekPL (163) - Wrocław, POLAND - APR 6, 2014
Przyjemne, lekkie piwo o delikatnym kawowym aromacie. W smaku wyrazista kawa z odrobin? s?odyczy i deliktn? palono?ci?. Ca?o?? lekka i wybitnie pijalna.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10235) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
Cask conditioned at The Famous Royal Navy Volunteer, Bristol. Black with tan head. Full, richly roasted malts there is a coffee background, liquorice then a sweeter blackberry flavour. Lasting on the palate. Really rather pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
migajos (161) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Aroma roasted coffee, chocolate. Taste: coffee is not overwhelming other flavour. I can feel some chocolate, praline-like flavours. Could have a bit more body. I like the balance between the bitterness and sweetness.

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