overall
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style
Brewed by Trouble Brewing
Style: Porter
Kill, Co. Kildare, Ireland

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark, almost black porter, named for the part of the brewing process not quite covered by science. Dark Arts is brewed using a healthy dose of Black malt and Chocolate malt, to add to the flavour as well as to give the beer its dark colour. This unfiltered porter has a clear roasty flavour, but with hints of caramel and chocolate, while maintaining enough bitter hop presence to preserve its balance

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (18751) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2016
Bottle @ DE meeting. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and toffee. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 160316

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (1091) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle from ODonovans. Ruby chestnut with a frothy tan head. Aroma has milk chocolate and dark fruit. Milk chocolate start with a slightly bitter roasty coffee finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bozo_skeleton (1093) - Grenoble, FRANCE - OCT 11, 2015
Noire sans tre opaque, petit collet fin et persistant. Aromes tres caf et chocolat Mince et finale torrefie et legerement amere

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Anthobeers (91) - - OCT 3, 2015
Armes trs bien, apparence noir, got trop bien, chocolat, noix, pte, comme toute les porter, bien lger, globalement super

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3575) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle in the Porterhouse Temple Bar, Dublin. Pours deep ruby with a frothy beige head. Aroma of sweet caramel coffee. The taste is sweet and lightly spicy with a touch of smoke, cola, caramel and toffee. High carbonation. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (3261) - CROATIA - JUN 15, 2015
Bottle, 500 ml, courtesy of and shared with Miro. Pours dark brown with tan head. Roasted malts, bread, chocolate. Dry, sweet and medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (2041) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Negra rojiza no completamente opaca que deja ver ligeramente el color rubi. Aroma muy marcado a chocolate. Exquisito sabor que mezcla bien chocolate predominante con caramelo y postgusto de cafe. Cuerpo moderado y baja carbonatacion que la hace algo aguada pero muy bebible. Buena porter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (3293) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - APR 27, 2015
At a tasting, thanks, smallish head, dark brown, color with red hues, aroma of dark bread, astray, some chocolate and cocoa, flavor of dark chocolate, lots of charred notes and dirt, pleasant mellow medium bitterness. Really enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (4572) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 22, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks Tom L. Black with an off-white head. Chocolate, a little smoke, very sweet chocolate cake aroma. Bitter, a little dry, chocolate and a little roasty in the mouth. Medium body, chocolate and wood finish. Nice 3K beer :)

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (13039) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 21, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks Tom L. Dark brown with a biege head. Lovely aroma of chocolate and cookies, and a bit of coffee. Sweetish flavor with chocolate, some roast, a bit of cookie, and a dry bitterish finish. Medium-bodied. Good.


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