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Brewed by Wychwood (Marstons)
Style: Stout
Witney, England

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RATINGS: 261   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
"Spell Binding Stout"
Ingredients: Pale malt, Black crystal malt, Oats; Target hops. (Was initially made with Progress hops at 4.5% - this changed in 2006).
"Black Wych is a beguiling traditional English dark stout, silky smooth, soft and seductive. A heady brew, which entices you to lose your senses and fall for the charms of The Black Wych."


Demise's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Demise (57) - Wellington, - OCT 30, 2009
Pours black with ruby edging and a tan head. Strong chocolate aromas, with dark malt and a touch of coffee. Tastes incredibly dark and rich - dark roasted malt, a little burnt, rich coffee flavours and a hint of dark chocolate. A bitter finish, a little fizzy on the palate but very smooth otherwise. Nice, very nice.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (337) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2015
Pours near enough black with off white/tan head that lasts smokey peaty coffee a bit on the thin side but otherwise nice

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9302) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle: Literally black with a shy ruby sheen, big and slowly collapsing lacy tanned head; burnt malt, coffee. dried black berries and a tinge of molasses in the nose; dryish bitter flavour with a slight residual sweetness, light bodied, really smooth; slightly lingering mild dry roasty finish, some bitterness in the aftertaste. Well crafted…

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrBeer (862) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2015
Black. Roasted nose with notes of leaves, coffee, chocolate, tomatosauce, cream and spices. Malty, roasted flavour with notes of coffee. Firm bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wales28 (60) - POLAND - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle 500ml, dark, almost black with small head. Roasted malts, some coffee and chocolate in the nose and taste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bytemesis (4634) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear dark reddish black, large tab head, looking lasting with nice lacing. Aroma is roasty, dark sugars. Flavor is medium sweet, fairly bitter, a bit harsh, lots of caramelized sugars. Lightish body, high carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabuzzer (295) - SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2015
500ml bottle. Dark brown, almost black with a thin tan head. Sweetish aroma with chocolate, coffee and dark fruit. Taste is similar with a little liquorice

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beeebon (305) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2015
Pours very dark with slight tn head which lingers. Aroma is licorice, roasted malt, slight dark fruit, coffee and a note of chocolate. Taste is a little more one dimensional, straight out bitter with a hint of sweetness. A little thin feeling in the mouth but certainly drinkable. A nice enough beer!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (7621) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours black with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, little sourish, coffee, licorice. Flavor is roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, licorice. Medium body, soft carboantion, dry light bitter finish. 170615

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
damjan (58) - CROATIA - JUN 14, 2015
50cl bottle. Pours almost black colour with big brown head. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee. Taste of coffee and chocolate with bitternes in the end. Nice bitterish aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1662) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015
500ml ; Shaker pint glass. Nose of lactose , burnt licorice , burnt sugars ,dark chocolate ,ink. A khaki head above abyss black beer. flavours suggest notes of smoke , oil, syrupy chocolate , muddy soil , dry roast bitterness . Its pretty simplistic and easy to drink.


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