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Brewed by Lancaster (UK)
Style: Stout
Lancaster, England

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Lancaster Black is a classic, traditional stout reminiscent of the beer typically found in Lancashire during the 18th and 19th century. Black combines a complex taste with a rich and full body. At 4.6%, Black may be dark in appearance but is surprisingly crisp with a full bouquet of crisp fruits, spices and floral aromas. Brewed using a combination of Cascade and Challenger hops combined with Chocolate and Maris Otter malt, Black is a stout for the true connoisseur."

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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thefle (167) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2012
bare bones stout, slight malt/roasty taste to it but nothing special. Not great but its drinkable. Meh, skip it or dont it wont leave an impression


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Parmenion777 (204) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2017 Pours a near black colour with medium sized creamy beige head that dissipated to a thin film. Roasted malt, licorice, and bitter chocolate aroma. Dry, roasted malt, treacle, licorice and bitter coffee ground flavours. A dry lingering bitterness in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grumbo (2090) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Cask at the Playhouse, Colchester. Pours black with a bubbly off-white head. Aroma of light malt and chocolate. Moderate sweetness with medium bitterness. Medium body and slick texture. Carbonation is soft. Light roasted finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Towey1989 (2230) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2017
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) 4.5% ABV. A deep brown colour with a medium beige head. Soft aroma of roasted malts, liquorice, some dark fruits, slight molasses and subtle caramel. Taste of roasted malts, liquorice, molasses, some dark fruits, maybe blackcurrant, a little caramel and subtle chocolate. A dry, kinda liquorice, blackcurrant bitterness in the finish. You have to really put your nose in to get an aroma but the taste is roasty, liquoricy and subtle malt fruity. A surprisingly crisp finish. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuartyboy (1563) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 11, 2017
On cask @ henglers circus jdw Glasgow a dark brown beer with roasted malt aroma flavour is charcoal liquorice smooth drinking

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cokemonkey11 (710) - - FEB 2, 2017
Cask, spoons. Pours dark black Ruby with a thin tan foam residing. Scent is pretty much scentless. Taste is fairly light bitter porter with flavors of toasted malt. Finish is long lingering bitterness but light. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gowdy (1058) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2017
Cask pint at The Crystal Palace (JDW) in Glasgow . We you may have guessed, kind of black...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (6082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2017
Bottle from Booths, Kirkby Lonsdale. Appearance - opaque black with an attractive fawn head. Nose - burnt toast, toffee, some honeycomb perhaps. Taste - liquorice, smoke, molasses, that kind of thing. Palate - close to medium bodied. The texture is both dry and creamy, if that makes sense. The finish is dry and crunchy. Overall - yep, good stout at session strength.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BreweryGuru7 (4) - Lancaster, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2016 does not count
Think the brewer is very creative. This stout is kinda fresh and light, with a chocolate flavor at the end. Unlike other stout that are quite bitter and difficult to drink.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (5978) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 13, 2016
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a medium sized head of foamy fine to medium sized light brown colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a strongly carbonated semi-opaque dark cola brown colored body. The weak aroma was of brown malty notes. The flavor contained notes of licorice and brown malt. An OK brew just nothing special.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDIPSO (6000) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle. Brown color with a fairly thin, tight bubbled tan head. Darker malt and molasses aromas dominate. Hints of brown sugar and lactose are in the background. Sweet flavors, with a sweetened black coffee and dominance. The feel is a little too acidic, with a bit of 9V battery tingle on the tongue. A sour dough flavor in the finish. Linger has some coffee grounds and pale malt. Seems old school to me. 7/10


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