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Brewed by Malka Brewery
Style: Dry Stout
Yehiam, Israel

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Irish stout beer, characterized by roasted flavor, dark chocolate and coffee with a velvet texture. Bira Malka is produced in small quantities using a traditional methods, natural ingredients and water from a well located in the Western Galilee area which cotribute to its unique flavor.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TizzleJizzle (791) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2015
11.2 oz bottle. Poured an unfiltered dark brown almost black with a tan head that lasted throughout. Taste of roasted malts, dried fruits and ash. Medium carbonation, medium body. First beer Ive tried from Israel. Cheers

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (8944) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 20, 2015
330 ml. bottle sampled. Obtained in the big Israeli trade. Shared with multiple people @ Delirium Hoppy Loft. Black, little mocha bubbles. Nose is sweetish coffee, light grains, touch soy sauce. Taste is bitter vegetable roast, herbal coffee, bitter grounds, light liquorish. Grainy roast body. Touch metallic. Pretty decent & quaffable beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HIGHB4LL (837) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 16, 2015
11.2 oz. bottle from Wilburs. Appearance: finger red copper head that dissipates quickly, dark brown color, cloudy. Aroma: rich coffee and dark chocolate notes, roast, light metallic. Palate: medium full body, average carbonation, slightly dry finish, thin texture. Taste: sweet chocolate with a little bit of roast to it, ending with a metallic taste that lingers. Overall, very nice aroma and appearance, but the taste is lacking and the palate is a bit thin. Definitely a good starting point, but needs some work.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8267) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2015
12ounce bottle, malka .. . dark brown blackish .. medium foam .. . charcoal .. . how can you watch that shit? .. . mild mouth and finish .. balanced and easy for a dry stout .. . . modern bombs usually dont tick, they vibrate

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brentv (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2015
On tap at ABV Pub in Hillsboro, OR. Pours black with a small head. Aroma of dark chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is dry, as appropriate, but not harshly so. Pleasant dark chocolate and roasted malt flavor. Medium mouthfeel. Easy to drink and delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxwelldeux (4373) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours a near-black color with a smallish light brown head on there. Nose is dry and roasty, with some sour black licorice notes coming through for me. Taste has a hint of chocolate to it, and is sweeter than I would have expected given its style. Nice roasty finish, too.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suprchunk (2986) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Black pour. Big tan head. Little bit of lacing. Dry roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Roasty flavor. Some tartness in the sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Underdogs88 (325) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Smooth coffee like aroma. Appearance is jet black with a large tan head with good retention. Flavor has notes of mild coffee with large amounts of fruity esters. Roast dries out the beer and is smooth at the same time. Mouthfeel is medium with a high level of carbonation. Overall, it's a solid dry stout. The only fault is that the carbonation is too high. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (8289) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle from tomer, many thanks. Almost black color with medium beige head. Nice aroma of roasted malt, milk chocolate, vanilla, caramel. Roasted malt, coffee, dark bread, dark berries, licorice, vanilla, ash, peat, wood. Quaffable, enjoyable beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (3080) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Dark and oily with a bittersweet chocolate and roast nose. Nice dry finish. My first beer from Israel.


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