Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Sweet Stout
Ealing, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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 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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrGD (110) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2015 Bottle. Appearance: Thick black colour, beige foam retains a layer throughout Aroma: Rich but not very intense, mainly chocolate, smoke, nuts Taste: Mellow and smooth, malts, smoke, lots of coffee and chocolate. Pleasantly bitter aftertaste. Great taste for its low abv!

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markschiedon (595) - NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2015
Drinking from a 500 ml bottle. In the aroma coffee and chocolate beans. The clear black beer has a small brown head. In the taste dark chocolate, burn malt, caramel. Low carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolord (395) - - APR 3, 2015
Tiefschwarz im Glas, kaffeebrauner cremiger schaum, röstkaffee in der Nase, cremig frisch im Antrunk, sehr cremiges mundgefühl, Röstaromen und Kaffee im abgang, schön leicht

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (2947) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
5.2.2015. Aroma of cacao, roasted malts, caramel. Taste is more into coffee, rather mild, not actually sweet but bitterish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10854) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is chocolate, coffee, taste is sweet and roasty, dry mocha finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nijstrom (280) - Turku, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a large, tan head. Lots of roasted malts, chocolate, liquorice, coffee, lactose and pine. Moderate sweetness and bitterness and a bitter finish. Medium-bodied and smooth. Great beer considering itís low ABV!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (7700) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours a black colour with a small beige head. Aroma of rich roastiness, chocolate and wet earth. Rich flavour of espresso, dark bitter chocolate, mild graininess, stronh grassy bitterness and spongecake. Light to medium bodied. Soft carbobation. Nice dry, bitter, chocolate finish. Really good for this ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TET (2676) - Kaarina, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Almost black beer with a very big, clouding and light brown head. Temptating appearance. Aroma has strong coffee and roastiness, salt liquirice, some pine forest and sweetness of chocolate. Taste has strong coffee, lactose, roastiness, and some salt liquirice, hint of chocolate. Medium bodied, smooth and pleasant palate. Huge amount of flavours in these abv. Tasteful beer with the strong coffee but thatís mixed nicely into the other rich flavours. Great beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerheart65 (1416) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2015
Huge frothy/rocky light brown head fills my glass And leaves patches of lacing. Pitch black pour, clear. Milk coffee, lightly roasted malt, distant pine notes, ash, soap. Medium body, dry, slightly bitter, soft, low carbonation, juniper stays long. Yarr!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kellentay (4) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2015 does not count
Dark beer with minimal head. Ground coffee and dark chocolate on the nose. Light to medium body and not particularly mouth coating. Taste is predominantly coffee, dark chocolate and roasted malt. A session stout at 3.8%

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