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Malka Keha (Stout) - Malka Brewery

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48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 9.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
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Israel

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: jlindros on 08-12-2013

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Ratings: 48 | Reviews: 13
Photo of Tbub18
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pens1967
3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of faubs
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of metter98
3.97/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a quarter finger high tan head that quickly died down, leaving only specks of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of licorice are present in the nose along with notes of dark and roasted malts.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is mostly dominated by flavors of black licorice and has accompanying notes of dark malts with subtle hints of roast and chocolate.
M: It feels a bit shy of being medium-bodied on the palate but is also light and airy with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer has rather bold aromas and flavors for being an Irish Dry Stout. The licorice reminds me a lot like what you would expect from a Russian Imperial Stout, but the body is lighter and airy, making it more true to the dry stout style. This beer was a pleasant surprise.

Serving type: bottle

Photo of Svingjo
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured a dark black with a thick tan head. I was a bit surprised at how fast the head dispersed. It went from thick tan, to tiny bubbles and thin within ten to fifteen seconds. The nose has a nice roasted malt smell coupled with dark chocolate, prunes and coffee. Upon first sip you definitely find out where the dry part of the stout in its name originates. The chocolate and roasted malt is evident right away along with some residual hoppiness. It is crisp and finishes quickly but the roasted flavour does hang around for a bit. The mouthfeel is closer to a porter like medium than the fullness one might expect from a stout but an enjoyable beverage.

Photo of misternebbie
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Severdali
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark black with just a tinge of transparent brown. Moves like a thicker beer, for a dry stout.

Smells of dry roasted malt, right in-between milk and dark chocolate, dark fruits

Tastes milky and slightly dry, slight booze note, black coffee, charcoal, and acidic even for a dry, but I like it. Dried out-milky finish.

Photo of Jame515
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of flagmantho
3.64/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 330mL bottle into a clear mug.

Appearance: extremely dark brown; nearly black with a finger of frothy tan foam atop. The head doesn't stick around all that long, though.

Smell: nice roasty element with a bit of chocolate character and some alcoholic fruitiness. It's not especially dry, but still pretty good-smelling regardless.

Taste: drier than the aroma with a decent roasty flavor. There's a little bit of astringency and acridity from the roasted malt, but that's stylistically appropriate.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a good level of carbonation and a decent creaminess. Not bad.

Overall: it's a pretty middle-of-the-road stout, but it is also well within style guidelines and relatively drinkable. Not too bad at all.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of afsdan
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of lysergicdream
3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.9/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of videofrog
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of MartzMimic
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Pours black from the bottle with a minimal head that disappears quickly. The first thing you smell is smoke and charred wood, maybe a touch of unsweetened cocoa. The smoke only increases on the tongue. The chocolate is slightly more pronounced with just a bit of dark fruit hiding in the background. Medium mouth and very, very dry. It reminds me of a campfire, but a decent representation of the style.

Photo of stumac
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Samp01
3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep black with a medium brown head. Aroma of dark roasted caramel malt, cacao with some mild dark fruit notes. Taste is of sweet dark roasted caramel malt, cacao and some espresso notes. Palate is a medium body, slight creamy mouth feel with good carbonation. Finish is a flavorful dark roasted caramel and chocolate malt some distant dark fruit and mild liquorice notes ending with a moderate bitter dry roasted malt and espresso flavor. A very nice tasty brew.

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3.9/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

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Malka Keha (Stout) from Malka Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.