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Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Sweet Stout
Ealing, England

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (6283) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2015
Cask at In de Wildeman. Black colour, thin beige head. Aroma of ground coffee, lactose, coffee with milk and sugar, hint of vanilla, chocolate, roasted malts. Flavour is sweet, coffee, milk, sugar, chocolate, roasted malts, bitter finish. Quite sweet, but tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (1808) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 16, 2015
From cask at In de Wildeman. Clear, very dark brown to black with a thin, creamy, brown head. Roasty-malty aroma of coffee, dark chocolate and some caramel. Sweetish, roasty-malty taste of coffee, dark chocolate and caramel, followed by a short, roasty-bitter finish. Medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, flat. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (7877) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2015
5/XII/15 - on tap @ Billies Bier Kafétaria (Antwerpen) - BB: n/a (2015-1685) Thanks to my wife for sharing the beer!

Clear dark brown beer, almost black, creamy irregular beige head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very roasted, cocoa powder, coffee, vanilla, caramel, bit sweet. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: very roasted start, cocoa powder, caramel, malty, grains, bit sourish. Aftertaste: coffee, pretty roasted, bitter touch, "green" impression, spicy, some cinnamon, bitter, hoppy, come charcoal, green banana, little sweet in the finish. Amazing for a low alcohol beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (3917) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle from red and white, four oaks. Black beer with tight medium tan head. Aroma of cold coffee and a little licorice. Taste is roast coffee, some dark chocolate, licorice and a little ash. Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (1042) - SCOTLAND - NOV 30, 2015
Black beer with a thin, creamy head. Smell is coffee and strong, bitter chocolate. Flavour is a touch more easy-going than I expected. Malt, coffee, chocolate and a proper mily ky quality to match the name. Not the heartiest, richest stout you’ll have (or even milk stout) but it’s tasty, the flavours linger and the balance is great.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (3156) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2015
3.8%, 500ml, pours black with a limited but fine brown head. Aroma of a lot of coffee, chocolate, toasted and roasted malts, vanill, hops. very nice..<vr/> Taste are reasonable to robust coffee and roasted/burnt makt bitter, moderately sweetness, vanilla, milk chocolate, smooth and soft in texture, something sharp, long coffee and roasted aftertaste, reasonable body. low carbonation, .... you have to appreciate strong coffee brews, otherwise this isn’t your beer....occasionally you’ll find one that is outstanding... and that’s this one.... nice tastefull beer with limited alcohol...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bloodbuzzdean (42) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 19, 2015
3.8%abv. Purchased in BottleDog, Merchant City. Black colour with few, slight brown head. Aroma is coffee and chocolate. Taste is a bit burnt coffee bean and chocolate. Silky palate with soft carbonation. Very refreshing.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BazScott (69) - - OCT 24, 2015
Black in colour, virtually no head. Strong tones of coffee with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alomtnez (264) - SPAIN - OCT 12, 2015
On tap at La Tape. Brownish head with good retention. Black appearance. Weak aroma, roasted. Taste is roasted with slight acidity. Watery palate.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (3304) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 11, 2015
black color with a tan head, good lasting, very creamy. Aroma has strong notes fo coffee, licorice and roasted malts. Flavor is toasty, light chocolate, roasty and coffee beans. The final is light bittery wit coffee notes. Creamy and smooth on palate.


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