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Black Hand | Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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87
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26 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
California, United States | website

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Made with TCHO Ghanaian Roasted Cacao Nibs. This chocolate milk stout is full-bodied and creamy, with sumptuous chocolate notes and a delicate roasted character. Black Hand pours a rich dark brown with a milky coffee-colored head. Bittersweet chocolate and roast envelopes the nose, carried by roasted cacao nibs and chocolate malts. The aroma blends effortlessly with soft flavors of dry chocolate and darkly roasted malts. The addition of milk sugar provides a silky smooth body, with a subtle natural sweetness of cream.

Added by hikanteki on 01-06-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
128
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.48%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
21
For Trade:
1
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4.14/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass from tap at Speakeasy Brewery during their release party.

A: Dark, almost black. Very minimal lacing quickly dissolving.

S: Whoa! A sweet smell with definite whiffs of cocoa, even something a little roasty and earthy like branches.

T: Cocoa nibs come through. Not as sweet as it smells.

M: Kind of crisp, melts in your mouth, but I would have liked it a bit thicker.

O: Another very drinkable limited edition from Speakeasy.

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Black Hand from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
87 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.
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