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

Appearance:

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

Aroma:

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

Taste:

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

Aftertaste:

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