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Beavertown Black Betty

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Brewed by Beavertown
Style: Black IPA
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg, Can and Bottle Conditioned; Regular. Originally an Alpha Series special, released in October 2012.

Malt: Pale, Caragold, Caramalt, Wheat, Carafa II, Carafa III
Hops: Magnum, Columbus, Chinook, Citra
Bam-a-lam! Say no more! This was our first brew of Betty, we all loved her so much she made it into the Core Beaver Beers. Amen.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (3371) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 1, 2015
Tap @TCBW2015. Pitch black color. Small size, beige head, stays. Fart, roast, rye, ashy, citrus in aroma. Not really good aroma. Grainy, roasted malts, fine hops, cocoa in taste. Mix of mellow roast and hops in aftertaste. Nice one!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (2322) - SWEDEN - APR 1, 2015
Pours dark brown to black with two fingers of light tan head. Aroma of coffee, pine, grapefruit, light chocolate and wood. Taste is initial sweet and slightly chocolate-y followed by a rich blend of coffee and blood orange bitter. Very nice. Light yet creamy body with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
thorongil2 (1476) - , Ontario, CANADA - MAR 27, 2015
(Bottle) clear very dark brown colour with a tall brown head; aroma of stewed fruit, peach, dried lychee; balanced flavour with a long, medium bitter finish, so flavour full it is almost a DIPA

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suurjuust (1501) - ESTONIA - MAR 27, 2015
Brown beer, tan head. Nose is hops and roast, burned notes, citric hops, lemons. Flavor is hops forward, grainy-malty notes are more subdued, some roast, hops and roast in the finish. Pretty drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1167) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
9.1.2015. Almost black, big head. Aroma is strong and intense. Plenty of roasted and burnt malts, lots of piny hops. Taste is very malty and piny hops, roasted, maybe coffee. BIPA on the malter side.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (918) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 23, 2015
Draft taste sample at Alvinne Craft Beer Festival 2015 day 2 (07.03.2015) Vichte Belgium.Jeca, Alberto and Boban.Pour it dark color with small white head.On the nose roasted malt.Taste and aroma of roasted malt, not so good, hops are so killed in this situation, to roasted I think.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OOKPIKABLE (153) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Pours brown with an abundance of light brown head. Aroma of biscuit, malt, citrus, pine, cocoa and root beer. Tastes of same: complex, smooth and sweet: am i mixing my senses if i say it both looks like and tastes like a rootbeer float? One of my faves.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6757) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2015
Can. It pours opaque black with a creamy beige head. The aroma is tropical fruity and licorice. Citrussy flavor with licorice notes. Long bitter finish. Light ashy notes.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
probstblueribbon (3182) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
330 ml bottle from LCBO via my bro, served cold in a tulip glass.

App.: Deep clear brown with a full tan head. Aroma: Strong resinous and piney hops, a little roasted malt, some caramel/toffee, quite nice. Palate: Medium+ body, moderate carbonation. Flav.: Pine that is almost raw...like chewing on a tree, eucalyptus, faint roasted malt, resin, less enjoyable than the nose, but still decent; dry with pretty good bitterness and a long, resinous, very evergreen finish.

Quite the BIPA! I could handle a second bottle.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Buongiorgio00 (933) - - MAR 19, 2015
Black ipa esplosiva, con una carica di luppoli fruttati che si intreccia perfettamente col tostato dei malti, arricchito da note di cioccolato e caffé. Completa, elegante, molto molto più che buona.


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