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Islay Black Rock Ale

Islay Black Rock Ale

Rated 3.140 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Islay Ales

Bridgend, Isle of Islay, United Kingdom

Style:  Bitter

4.2% Alcohol by Volume

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The use of pale and crystal malts and un-malted roasted barley gives a darker, reddish brown hue and adds a softer, nuttier flavour to Black Rock. It also has a full body. Golding is used as the bittering hop. Late hopping with Fuggle and Mount Hood gives a floral, grassy and herbal nose.

ID: 22464 Last updated 14 years ago Added to database 14 years ago

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Statistics

Overall Rank24868
Overall Percentile46.4
Style Rank268 of 837
Style Percentile68
Lowest Score3.3
Highest Score3.4
Average Score3.350
Weighted Score3.140
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • JNE5HUSG 1814 reviews
    rated 3.3 5 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 6

    500 ml capped bottle. Poured in a nonick pint glass an unclear and amber-golden-copper coloured Bitter with an amazing four fingers, fine, dense, thick and beige foamy head that had no end and tons of micro bubbles. Active carbonation. Good lacing. The aroma is moderate caramel malts and toasted malts. The flavour is earthy hops, a bready note and a touch of peat and smoke. The mouthfeel is creamy,thin, smooth and bitter. The texture is watery. This light bodied Bitter has a dry bitter and toasty finish. An easy drinkable Bitter.

  • ANTE 2674 reviews
    rated 3.4 14 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Deep hazy amber, small creamy white head. Odd but quite pleasant aroma. Grapefruit and smoke with undertones of rubber and minerals. Saffron and cedar wood in flavour. Thin and light body. Dry bitter and woody aftertaste with a hint of grassy hops. Quite interesting, lot’s of character in this one

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