overall
96
98
style
Brewed by Magic Rock Brewing
Style: Stout
Huddersfield, England

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, keg & bottle; Regular.

Dark Arts blends 4 malts and bags of whole hops to deliver a decadently deep and indulgent experience. A luxuriously smooth mouthfeel, is followed by spicy hop notes and full flavours of chocolate, liquorice, blackberries and figs. The finish is rich and satisfying with a lingering roasted bitterness. Our stout will convert you to the dark side.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Idiosynkrasie (6857) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 30, 2016
330ml can. Jet black colour with average to huge, thick, creamy, mostly lasting, fairly lacing, beige to tan head. Roasty, dark malty aroma, notes of dark chocolate and liquorice, hints of roasted nuts, bramble and blueberry. Taste is slightly roasty, chocolately dark malty with a nuttily touch, moderately sweet, fruity notes of bramble and blueberry, herbal, earthy, leafy hints of corresponding shrubs. Full bodied, somehow heavy like mercury, thereby easy drinkable and alleviated. Theres really something "magic" going on - an almost total correspondence of Magic Rock brews and my taste buds.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
redders1974 (1127) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2016
Rock solid stout all the usual suspects taste wise good mouthful thin tan head can at home winner

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lloydy (100) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2016
330ml can. Very chocolatey aroma. Pours thick and dark with a creamy tan head. Really smooth very flavoursome stout I loved it- highly recommended.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
scottm2588 (182) - SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2016
Can at home. Pours black with a medium, lasting light tan head. Aroma is chocolate, slight farm, slight coffee. Taste is coffee, dark chocolaten, slight molasses, slight stewed dark fruits, roasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (521) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2016
Solid stout. All the usual... coffee, roast, chocolate... smooth and creamy. Nothing wrong at all. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scottishchris (718) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 19, 2016
Can from beerhive. Black, smooth beige head. Chocolate, coffee and dark fruit nose. Medium body, very smooth. More Roasty coffee and fig. Dry bitter finish. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angelkostvo (1191) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 11, 2016
Black colour, beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, coffee. Taste is light sweet, slightly bitter. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GlasgowTAD (1458) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2016
Cask at le Hanging Bat. Pours opaque black- deep brown with a brown head. Aroma is coffee, roast, slight cocoa. Taste is cocoa bitter, coffee bitter, slightly roasty, chocolatey. Medium body

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2932) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Cask at Cafe Beermoth, Manchester. Black pour with a beige head. Licorice, chocolate, spice and coffee aroma. 1Flavours of vanilla, coffee roast, dark chocolate, Licorice, light smoke. Very nice indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LomYst (831) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2016
@Borefts 2014 great balanced choco coffee bitterness, then something sweet... very drinkable also


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