Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Sweet Stout
London, England


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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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 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 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fin (7690) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle picked up at ’Jacks’, Westholme Stores, Goring-on-Thames, Oxon. Consumed at a wonderful house owned by the Blackwell family in Appleton, Oxon, Saturday 31st August 2013 Black in colour with a large sticky frothy head light beige head that sort of collapsed in the middle. Wonderfully creamy and rich beer with milkyness, coffee and a pleasant rich vein of roasty and tasty goodness, really quite lovely. Thoroughly enjoyed this beer. It’s great that Weird Beard can do beers such as this so very well alongside the strong and very hoppy numbers that they also do. A7 A5 T8 P4 Ov16 4.0

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (1482) - Alabama, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Cask @ Cask Pub & Kitchen, London, 25/08/13. Pours a dark brown, almost black, with an auburn tinge and a creamy, beige head. Aroma is a lot of mocha as well as chocolate. Taste is a lot of coffee and mocha. Chocolate and somewhat sweet. Light, not much carbonation, a bit watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (944) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - AUG 26, 2013
LCBF backlog. KEG. Aroma: coffee and coca-cola. Taste: instant coffee, generic bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4090) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2013
Bottle. Black with a small head. Chocolate and coffee dominate with plenty of body considering its low strength. An interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6130) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 20, 2013
August 20, 2013 - on hand-pull cask at Craft Bee Co, Islington. Dep light-looking ruby/black With a smallish lasting tan creamy head. Aroma if nutty, sweet roast Jd fairly deep herbal bitterness, taste follows, not as sweet with some lactic tartness - light slick body, okay liveliness and a quick finish; could be more assertive but solid.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewTom (326) - - AUG 17, 2013
Strong coffee bean taste - morning pick me up.... Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Rated by BrewTom

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2013
From cask. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is rosted dark malty. Roasted malty, coffee and chocolate. Bitter. Smooth malty, toasted and light breadish. Dark roasted malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (5321) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2013
Cask @ cask pub and kitchen, small sample. Dark color, short brown head. Aroma of earthy hop, sweet cookie, bit chocolate, biscuit, hint of coffee. Bit sweet taste, cookie. Though not really in a way other milk stouts are sweet, not from lactose sugar it felt. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yiannnos (921) - , CYPRUS - AUG 12, 2013
Cask, Dark brown colour. Thin, coffee aroma, Some coffee flavour, sweet, ok, i guess

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThreeCats (605) - ISRAEL - AUG 12, 2013
Nice creamy tan head over black body. Aroma of roast and bittersweet chocolate, bit of ash. Taste of roast and chocolate, very dry finish.

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