Old Engine Oil Black Ale | Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.

Old Engine Oil Black AleOld Engine Oil Black Ale
BA SCORE
88.2%
Liked This Beer
4.14 w/ 1,744 ratings
Old Engine Oil Black AleOld Engine Oil Black Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.
Scotland, United Kingdom
harviestoun.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,569
Reviews:
813
Ratings:
1,744
Liked:
1,539
Avg:
4.14/5
pDev:
10.39%
Alströms:
4.55
 
 
Wants:
167
Gots:
237
Trade:
2
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Appearance:
Pours a pitch black with a tiny hint of brown with nice tan head that lasts. The beer leaves a lot of lacing on the glass.

Smell:
Roasted malts with hints of dark chocolate and chocolate.

Taste:
Hints of roasted malt that mixes well with the chocolate. The beer has a chocolate and slightly bitter dark chocolate aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:
Heavy bodied with a bit of carbonation.

Overall
Perfection. My poor review does not do this beer justice. My only complaint is that I had shell $5 for it.

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A - Poured dark black; not as thick as I expected from the label. One finger of bubbly light brown head.

S - Big roasted malt aroma up front with some coffee and milk chocolate. A good bitterness is evident.

T - Roasted malts, bittersweet chocolate, a nice bitterness and a touch of coffee. A dry and slightly bitter lingering finish.

M - Not what I expected but for a 6% English Porter, the mouth feel is excellent. Medium to full body with a slight viscosity. Light carbonation.

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Old Engine Oil Black Ale from Harviestoun Brewery Ltd.
Beer rating: 88.2% out of 100 with 1,744 ratings
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