Isle of Skye Black Cuillin

Brewed by Isle of Skye
Style: Porter
Uig, Scotland


on tap

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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular. Also available cold filtered in bottles.
The dark one, brewed with rolled roast oatmeal and honey.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (4130) - Troms, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2016
Aroma; chocolate, roasted malts, nuts, sweet coffee, dust, sweet attic, caramels, vanilla, cream. Look; fawn head, ruby black clear body. Taste; mild roasted malts, caramel, grassy sweet hops, vanilla, cream, milk note - leading to a mild sweet finish, a little hops twist too. Feel; lightbodied, soft. Overall; easy one, clean, very light as porter. [50cl.btl abv4.5% BB.08/2017 #0402 [email protected] Troms]

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
RickReallyBrew (94) - Franktown, Colorado, USA - OCT 31, 2016
Tastes more like a stout. Tasty brew. Not too strong. Slightly sweet. Very drinkable dark ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (4789) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2016
500ml bottle from Scottish Real Ale Shop, Kilmahog. Pours dark, thin off-white head. Aroma is earthy caramel malts. Taste is lightly smoky dark malts, treacle, smooth cocoa, light berries. A nice pint-able easy-drinker

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (4516) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 21, 2016
500 ml bottle from the brewery store in Scotland. 4.5% ABV with a BB date of 12/2017 Dark mahogany with excellent clarity and sparkling highlights. near even bitter/sweet balance. Good complexity with hints of blueberries, coffee, dark fruits, dark bread and toffee. Fine, lingering aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoTheO (146) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2016
Bottle 500ml. New batch only called Skye Black. Deep brown with a reddish tint. Sweet aroma with some malts. Soft carbonation and somewhat creamy. Taste is oaty and bready, but it has some really unpleasant metallic notes. Not a huge fan of this, it feels as if you bite your lip really hard...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scrumpy369 (581) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 18, 2016
Bottle in scotland. Brown colour, small white lacing. Nose is low roasted malts. Taste is low smoke low sourness low bitterness. Low carbonation. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumbo (1777) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2016 Bottle from Bernies, West Midlands. Pours dark chestnut brown with an off white head. Aroma of cocoa and malt. Medium sweetness, moderate roasted bitterness. Light/medium body, slight oily texture. Carbonation a bit over average. Finish has a roasted edge and lasting sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (1413) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 14, 2016
Best by Jan 2016 500 bottle, gift from trade a while ago... Aroma: aroma of burnt caramel, chocolate, a tad smokey. App: dark burgundy, some big bubbles all around the glass and a minimal foam in the middle. Taste and palate: light to medium body, a tad watery, medium sweetness, sticky, light bitter finish. Overall: aroma aint that bad, unfortunately its watery thus ruins the experience. Still drinkable and if I would be offered this one by a friend I would drink it without a problem but its not something I would buy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StilleStorm (1466) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2016
DWF; Bottle 500ml., from Det Gode Brygg. Pours moderate, dark brown with a creamy, lasting and lacing off-white head. Nose is moderate, roasted malt, sweet honeybread, light berries and spice. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a somewhat lasting roasted finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (5864) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JAN 21, 2016
Almost black with thin lacy head. Aroma is a bit grassy. Sweet taste woth some elements of red fruit.

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