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Weird Beard Fade to Black - Coconut

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85
46
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Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Black IPA
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14688) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2014
bottle at home ... soft roat .. dark malts .. soft chocolate roast ... soft malts ... dark roast ... dark chocolate ... sweet floaral coconut ... juicy roast soft fruit ...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (920) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle at home, 27th September 14. Thin stout qualities, a little chocolate, slight liquorice, some coconut, quite liked it

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2850) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is roast malts, chocolate, light coconut, taste is roasty, dry, coconut.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (4252) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle from Kris Wines, picked by Kris himself cons 2014-08-23 Göteborg AR: wee peaty, chocolate, boumty bar AP: dark body, wee dark head F: bounty, dark chocloate, coffey, very grainy

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7934) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle 33 cl thanks to Nisse666! Sampled on August 23, 2014. Batch 0067A, bottle May-14, BBE May-15.
Dark brown to black color, small dark brown head. Sweet, light fruity, roasted, coconut scent. Roasted, sweet, malty taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Roasted, sweet, aftertaste. Some chili.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mjp12 (358) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Thick black colour, with a thinning head. Coffee/ chocolate aroma, flavour of the coconut doesn’t come through especially powerfully.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1751) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Keg @ Birmingham Beer Bash July 14. Pours opaque black with off-white head. Initial milky chocolate with smooth dark malts but very subtle coconut coming through. Nice silky drop mid-way through the fest.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2768) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours very dark brown with a thin head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, alcohol and blackcurrant hops. Taste is mostly coffee with a little chocolate. Bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VintageViking (42) - - JUL 12, 2014
On draft, at The Local Pub, in Athens. Nearly black pour, with a lovely creamy tan head. Roasty aroma - malts, chocolate, coconut. Balanced bitter-sweet taste kicks off with loads of chocolate, dark fruits, darker malts, and a gentle hint of coconut. Then some IPA hoppy bitterness to finish and linger. Lovely rich, full mouth feel (especially given its fairly low abv). We fed this to milk stout and chocolate porter fans - you know, the folks who can’t take insane levels of IPA bitter brutality. After their initial "but I don’t drink IPAs" protests, they were very very very happy little people. So was I. (Although some hopheads might look for more bitterness, more coconut.) I, however, am going back for more. Lots more. While it’s still on draft. (And it’s a hot, hot Greek summer, which tells you how good it must be, if I’m nevertheless delighted to be pouring thick rich chocolatey black stuff down my neck.)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3072) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle at home from ales by mail
dark coffee brown black with orange u amber tan head. Slightly lactic, sweet caramel, creamy , vanilla,Oakton. Full bodied, low carbonation, dry, earthy roast barley, coconut, chocolate, slightly sour milky coffee, lactose.


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