Brewed by Wychwood (Marston's)
Style: Porter
Witney, England


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RATINGS: 401   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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"Spell Binding Stout"
Ingredients: Pale malt, Black crystal malt, Oats; Target hops. (Was initially made with Progress hops at 4.5% - this changed in 2006).
"Black Wych is a beguiling traditional English dark stout, silky smooth, soft and seductive. A heady brew, which entices you to lose your senses and fall for the charms of The Black Wych."

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Demise (57) - Wellington, - OCT 30, 2009
Pours black with ruby edging and a tan head. Strong chocolate aromas, with dark malt and a touch of coffee. Tastes incredibly dark and rich - dark roasted malt, a little burnt, rich coffee flavours and a hint of dark chocolate. A bitter finish, a little fizzy on the palate but very smooth otherwise. Nice, very nice.

YantarCoast (1625) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 14, 2018
500ml bottle from Bliznetsy in Moscow. Pours black with a lasting medium-sized beige head. Aroma is caramel, roastiness, coffee. Taste is butter, toasted malt, caramel, medium bitterness.

parpalapelix (13) - Arad, ROMANIA - JAN 9, 2018
Black color with small fast disappearing brown head.Aroma has oats and sugary malts. Mild roasted finish.Dominant bitter taste with some smokey and light malt sweetness in finish. Ok, a but thin overall.

AWS9 (752) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 5, 2018
Bottle. Decent dark pour with airy/foamy head. Oats and sugary malts in the nose. Bit oily body. Mild roasted finish. Seems to lack the character of a more well-crafted porter, and the finish is disappointingly thin. Meh.

jercraigs (11095) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2017
2017-12-31. Black body, moderate brown head fades. 3+ Aroma has a dry mineral quality to it, light dusty roast. Flavour is similar, dry overall, lightly toasty roast, hint of treacle and mild fruit English malt character. Average bodied palate, good carbonation. Okay, a but thin overall. 6/3/6-7/3/13-14 Bottle from the LCBO, Toronto.

mabel (10003) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2017
[9978-20171231] 500mL bottle. Roasted dark caramel toffee aroma. Clear, black cola body with a medium-lasting foamy mocha head. Roasted wooden barrel and sweet toffee caramel charcoal flavour. Full body. Good. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4

iantheimp (2) - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2017 does not count
Pour beautifully with a lovely off white head, very tasty with hints of caramel, very smooth but a bit strong just one bottle was enough.

pitch992 (248) - SLOVENIA - DEC 18, 2017
Bottle at Guinness pub Ljubljana. Well rounded, drinkability as expected, a bit more tar notes than coffee, some more alcohol notes than expected at this abv level.

beergearbox (150) - London, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2017
Bottle. To a full belly, a heavy purse, and a light heart. Chocolatey, coffee-ey, yummy.

dave360 (34) - - DEC 13, 2017
5% bit strong to taste for my liking but overall a nice ale but just that bit too strong ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Milter (1080) - Nyborg, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2017
God og spændende porten. Dejlig fyldig øl, med tilpas sødme og bitterhed. Rimelig frisk

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