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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 425   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   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.

A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


mr_h's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (5920) - Ayr, - FEB 4, 2013
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - very dark reddish brown near black, thin tan head, good lacing, coffee, liquorice, chocolate aroma, expresso coffee initial flavour with lingering meadowy hop aftertaste, dry malty finish


3.9
ngunity (179) - - NOV 18, 2017
From can. Got distracted mid tasting so didn't get good notes. Poured with big, light tan, fast dissipating head. Aroma moderately rich I recall. Taste was a little roast, Milk chocolate, maybe a bit of vanilla. Very tasty. Really enjoyed it. Would go again for sure

3.7
TaxiDriver (1830) - Stadland, GERMANY - NOV 12, 2017
A malty smell, vanilla and roasted malt. The beige foamy head disappears fast. The body is black. A light bitter taste, malt, coffee. The body is medium strong, creamy with a normal carbonation.

3.8
Beerwithwings (230) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2017 can at home. my first time drinking a stout. lots of chocolate malt going on. has maybe a bit of cola going on as well. for a 6% beer it doesn't taste like it

4.1
Bijl (807) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2017
Zwart/ donker rood  licht doorlatend, beige foamy schuimkraag, redelijk wat koolzuur. Aroma: Geroosterde mout, Chocolade,  redelijk gehopt, spicy, donker fruit, licht zuurtje , donkere bes/braam. Smaak: Donkeregeroosterde mout, zoethout, Chocolade, koffie, iets fruitig zuurtje. Spicy hops en een prima roasty bitter. Onder medium body, iets dun, vrij zacht. Afdronk is roasty/bitter en vrij droog. Prima stout...makkelijk drinkbaar.

4.7
MashTrub3 (17) - Dunstable, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2017
coffee, toast, roasty, leather, alcohol, cough drop, licorice, fruit. Jet black with a light tan head. Unlike some canned stouts, definitely not over-carbonated

3.9
cobaink2 (796) - seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 14, 2017
12 oz beer from bottle shop in London. Really nice barley and malts. Hops are quite nice as well. Bit of a cola flavor but not thin tasting. Great beer.

5
tonyyoung (11) - - OCT 10, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2017 Rich, deep and dark. One of my fave stouts out there. Not that bitter and easy to consume in that it doesn’t feel too heavy for a stout.

4
FCox143 (133) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2017
330ml can - pours deep, somewhat shiny black, aroma is dark fruits, some coffee undertones. Roasted nutty flavour, milk chocolate and dark coffee bitterness, some cherry/fig undertones. Very smooth and full - lovely!

3.8
mt_hall (211) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2017
Can. Dark brown/black with a small light brown head. Coffee, cola, and dandelion and burdock on the nose, with a touch of caramel. Smooth and creamy in the mouth, with a sweet start and then a dry coffee finish and a very dry, bitter aftertaste. Good balance that hides the alcohol - very drinkable.

4
kaserov (982) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 8, 2017
Color negro con capa de espuma marrón de tres dedos de grosor (cremosa y de buena retención). Carbonatación mínima. Textura oleosa. Aroma torrefacto, mucho chocolate y café, ligeramente especiado y con reminiscencias ahumadas. En boca mucho chocolate y café, algo de fruta madura y reminiscencias de frutos secos. Postgusto a café, chocolate y frutos secos. No es dulce ni amarga, pero tira más a lo segundo, muy torrefacta. Creo que no envejece especialmente bien, pero fresca es muy interesante.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 44
A tick is a star rating
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5