Butchertown Black Ale - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
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Reviews by cpetrone84:
3.2/5 rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
pour is black with red hues, creamy light brown head with some larger bubbles. Nose is milk chocolate, tobacco, butterscotch, and faint herbal hop. Thick and creamy with roasted malts, faint chocolate and vanilla with a fair amount of butterscotch. Tinge of herbal hop and bitterness, very creamy but flavors are surprisingly light. Assertive carbonation.
Serving type: bottle
11-29-2012 18:13:57 | More by cpetrone84
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3.71/5 rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Serving Type- From a bottle poured into a pint glass
Appearance- Dark black, thick off white head, almost a silky black color
Smell- Pine, roasted malts, chocolate, spruce
Taste- Pine, roasted malts, chocolate, resin, coffee, a bit of an booze taste but goes down pretty smooth for an 8 plus ABV beer
Mouth-feel- Smooth silky taste, foamy head
Overall- An outstanding black ale one of my favorite black ales around and one of the best beers made by Speakeasy..If you have not tried this beer and you can get it...you MUST try it...its pretty great
Serving type: bottle
12-23-2013 05:03:12 | More by Tony49er
4/5 rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Had a glass at Oliver's in Astoria. My big complaint with black ale is that they're usually just hoppy porters—thick and roasted with vague hops buried under the malts. No so here. In fact, I'd call this my favorite Speakeasy beer. There are a clean, clear dark chocolate and roasted grain flavor next to, and complementing, the big citrus hop character. The body is no thicker than a pale ale, making this a little dangerous, but very tasting and pleasing. Give it a shot.
Serving type: on-tap
11-25-2013 14:32:35 | More by tempest
Butchertown Black Ale from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
86 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.