Aged: No age statement
Product of: United Kingdom
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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.