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Black Cat

Speciality Ale, ABV 3.4%

A dark, refreshing beer with a distinct chocolate malt flavour and a smooth hoppy finish

Once the Black Cat has crossed your path you can never go back! Maris Otter malt and chocolate malt are combined with Fuggle hops for a beautifully balanced, rich ruby beer.

Release: 1980

Black Cat

Tasting Guide

Appearance

Dark Ruby

Smell

Chocolate, Mocha

Taste

Roasted, Malty, Bitter, Fruit

Availability

All year round

Bitterness

Rating 3/5

Sweetness

Rating 3/5

ABV

3.4%

Food Pairing

Smoked kippers, steak and kidney pie, stews or black pudding. Black forest gateau or coffee cake.

Black Cat

Awards

International Beer And Cider Awards

  • 2013 Draught Beer, International Cask Ale Competition Bronze
  • 2011 Draught Beer, International Cask Ale Competition Gold
  • 1998 Smallpack Beer Competition, International Dark Competition Gold

Drinks International Beer Challenge

  • 2013 Ales Bronze

CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain

  • 2002 Mild Class Bronze
  • 2001 Mild Class Bronze
  • 2000 Supreme Champion Gold
  • 2000 Mild Class Gold
  • 1998 Supreme Champion Bronze
  • 1998 Mild Class Bronze

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