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Black Hand - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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BA SCORE
85
very good

58 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 8.95%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hikanteki on 01-06-2014)
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3.63/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a DFH snifter.

A - brown and black with lots of tan/light mocha head

S - Subtle chocolate, milk and cream, slight roast.

T - chocolate, roasted malt and slight cream and lactose.

M - smooth but still crisp and plenty of carb.

O - meh

Serving type: bottle

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3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The aroma is sweet maltiness. Roasted malts, chocolate and cream come through in the smell too but very lightly.
The beer pours a deep brown with a tall mocha head. The head fades fast at first but then settles down. Some lacing is left behind.
Taste is roasted malts and burnt char.
Not getting any chocolate notes really.
Feels chalky on the palate no doubt from the char. And it drinks thin for a stout.
I would drink this again but don't feel it's case worthy.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 10:55:55 | More by micromaniac129
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
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S: Sweet and slightly milky, with a touch of booze.

T: Mild milky roasted malt sweetness, with the roasted notes coming through more towards the finish. The finish is gentle and again milky, but long lasting and makes you pause and take note.

M: Medium body, low carbonation.

Overall quite enjoyable; I wish they had this more often.

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Black Hand from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
85 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.