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Brewed by Malka Brewery
Style: Dry Stout
Yehiam, Israel

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RATINGS: 149   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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3.4
SudsMcDuff (8429) - .....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 don’t tick, they vibrate

3.4
nimbleprop (8382) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 2, 2015
12oz bottle pours a murky black with a ring of off white head. Nose has molasses, licorice, lightly cakey, mild yeast. Flavor has the same, licorice, molasses, chewy grains, light chocolate. Dry and chalky on the palate.

3.5
jredmond (8284) - New York, New York, USA - APR 12, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Max. Great to be able to try an Israeli beer. Pours a deep brownish body with soft lacing. Notes of rich roast, cocoa and malt. Solid stout overall.

3.8
radagast83 (8059) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2015
11.2oz bottle. poured a very dark cloudy brown color, tan head. Aroma was dark chocolate, some milk chocolate. Light bitter coffee, chocolate. Delicious.

3.3
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2014
330. Thanks, A! Pours jet black with a loose and sudsy grayish head. Very sweet nose, a little milky, lots of milk chocolate. Thick and sticky mid palate with moderate carb. Very sweet mid palate, especially for a dry stout, lots of unfermented sugars, chocolatey, a little bit of sweet fruitiness like snack cherries. Long sticky sweet finish.

3.5
teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - NOV 28, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle at CBC Clerkenwell, Gunnar tasting. Thanks to Chris for this one. It pours a dark brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma is cocoa powder, burnt wood, dried berries. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter, with notes of licorice root, toffee, espresso and dark chocolate. Medium bodied with oily texture and soft carbonation. Overall, I liked this quite a lot

3.7
GenDV138 (7284) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2015
Bottle at the DC Local Gathering on 8/1/2015. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, coffee. Tastes of roast, chocolate, caramel, malt. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

3.5
caesar (7133) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2010
Bottled @ Dutch "the Good, the Bad & the Ugly" tasting. Dark color. Aroma of chocolat, oatmeal. Sweet taste, malty. Decent balance. Nice.

3.2
Borresteijn (7056) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2010
33cl Bottle at The Good, The Bad & The Ugly tasting. Black colour, thin beige head. Aroma of chocolate, hard roasted malts, harsh roast. Flavour is hard roasted malts, liquorice root, wood, light fruity, hard roasted bitter finish. Light to medium bodied.

3.6
Iphonephan (6987) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2015
From a 33 cl bottle shared at the RB DC tasting Aug 1, 2015. Pours black with an off white head. Flavors of toasted nuts. Roasty finish.


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