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Wild Clover Black Dog Smokey Irish Porter

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Brewed by Wild Clover Brewery
Style: Smoked
Western Cape: Stellenbosch, South Africa


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 2.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zarathustra10 (7) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2016 does not count
Did not find it very smokey and and still a bit light in taste and palate, but represents a good stage in the progression of South African dark beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kleurlingbier (8) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 15, 2016 does not count
Dark brown, almost brown river water. deep chocolate, medium toffee, smokey and burned. bit thin on the body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
AtronSeige (1287) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 22, 2015
Aroma: Medium sweet coffee, chocolate. Appearance: Dark brown body. Thin, light-brown head. Flavour: Medium-light coffee, tastes watered-down. Dry finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Missing the smoke completely. Lacking in complexity. Not recommended Taster at event. 22B. Other Smoked Beer 12A. Brown Porter

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WhoU (125) - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 4, 2013
On tap at Cape Town Festival of Beer 2013. pours medium dark brown. Light head, carbonation and lace. Woody and malt. Favourite of the Wild Clover selection on offer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (15805) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2012
Dark brown. it has some fruit notes, and a burnt note from where they smoked their own malt. The body has a touch of thinness.

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