Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Sweet Stout
London, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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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 fullís 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 elseís oysters; free your inner pirate, argh.

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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1327) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
500ml bottle from Favourite bear. Deep brown colour with a creamy tan head. Aroma has coffee and chocolate so does the taste. Fantastic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2014
Aroma: intense coffee, dark chocolate, toasted malts. Appearance: black, massive, frothy, beige head. Taste: light sweet and bitter. Palate: light bitters intensify, coffee, dark chocolate again, then some sweets appear in the background, lacto, milk chocolate, dry finish. Overall: nice Sweet Stout, great palate. Bottle from The Bottle Shop, Bermondsey.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (3875) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle from Wine Emporium 041114. This beer has got it all going on - coffee, chocolate, malt. Looks great and tastes greater. Black with coffee coloured foam and a sweet sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3406) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Backlog rating. It pours a deep brown color with a small beige head. Aroma is cocoa powder, wood, vanilla and caramel. Taste is roasted coffee beans, rich dark chocolate, vanilla pod and earthy notes. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, rather good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Davros (2119) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2014
Pours black with a large head. Nose shows coffee, roasted barley, some bready malt. More coffee as a flavour along with some soft roast. A little light on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (2910) - FINLAND - SEP 18, 2014
Cask@gallows bird real ale festival 2014. Black. Smooth roasted, increadibly so. Soft full bodied. Really flavourful, nice espresso, cofee beans.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niksko (401) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 19, 2014
Pours black with a dense, fine brown head. Nose is coffee, lots of charcoal, vanilla. Flavor is lots of coffee, a good dose of charcoal, light caramel, condensed milk, a hint of bitter chocolate on the finish. The body is strangely light since itís 3.8%, but at the same time the lactose gives it a viscosity and unctuousness. Really interesting, really great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (1040) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 13, 2014
500ml bottle from drinkstore. dark brown pour, thin, tan head, doesnt last. Heaps and heaps of espresso coffee in the aroma, think i can get a bit of lactose too, along with some dusty roasted malt. Flavour is sweet and fizzy up front, followed by a loooong gently rising coffee bitterness. Big body, lush, creamy mouthfeel, medium low carbonation. Long finish, with oily coffee notes. Very good, amazing its only 3.8

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3430) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2014
Firm block beige head dark pour medium carbonation aromas roast coffee chocolate cocoa vanilla the flavours roast coffee vanilla milky note chocolate grassy note medium bitter good for a low alcohol stout the finish best tastes milky chocolate roast taste lasting bitter good stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14626) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. A clear looking dark brown beer with a small, dense, beige head. The aroma has lots of lovely coffee, with mocha and dark chocolate. Roasted malts. Itís quite thin on the palate, expected for a beer at this ABV, with a very soft carbonation level. Mocha, roasted malts, dark chocolate and some dried fruits. Some lacto notes. Lasting mocha and dark chocolate finish with a little bitterness. Pretty wonderful low ABV coffee stout I would like to have as a regular in my local grocery store. 140808

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