Box Steam Dark & Handsome

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 5%

Proof: 10°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

This seasonal ale is brewed January and February. Like the other best brewed by Box Steam, Dark & Handsome is named after 19th century engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The great man was only a smidgen over 5 foot tall so we guess he had to have something going for him.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 05/09/2012


(best before Feb-13) Clear, dark reddy-brown going on black with thin large bubbled beige head and moderate lacing.


Burnt malt with slight wood smokiness, faint coffee beans and liquorice.


Sooty burnt malt with liquorice, smoked nutty coffee beans and hints of dried fruit and lemon zest.


Lingering liquorice and sooty charcoal.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 00167 340024
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap

More about Box Steam Dark & Handsome

Produced by: Box Steam Brewery
Owned by: Privately owned
UK trade PR by: Proven Communication