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Alechemy Black Aye PA

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84
45
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Brewed by AlechemyBrewCo
Style: Black IPA
Livingston, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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cask and bottle, regular<br /Originally called “Cockleroy”, this classic Alechemy recipe has been renamed “Black Aye PA”. This ale is an intriguing juxtaposition of dark malt combined with the full citrus aromas of a traditional IPA.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (4686) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2014
50cl Bottle, tfs R&J! Almost black colour, beige head. Aroma is faint, some coffee & cream, caramel/toffee, light hoppy. Flavour is likewise, more a hopped dry stout with some caramel added. Light-bodied. Smooth and tasty though.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
2014-07-10. Black body modest frothy beige head. 3++ Aroma is mild dusty dry roast. Flavour is fairly dry and bitter throughout. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. Feels like it warrants more gravitas to the mouth feel. Just okay, unbalanced. Cask at Scottish Real Ale Festival

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2921) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark brown pour with a frothy off white head, pine and dark chocolate aroma, taste has chocolate, roast malts, liquorice, some pine, quite earthy with a feint hit of coffee.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (3820) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2014
(draught) pours a clear deep amber-ruby colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of dark chocolate, hazelnuts and brown sugar, with a hint of yeast, grass and chocolate icing. flavour is mostly yeast and herbal hops, with a hint of roasted malts, some bread dough and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5260) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
Cask (Fitzgeralds, Sunderland) - Black in colour. Pine, soapy hops and fudge in the aroma. Pine, liquorice and fudge feature in the taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (3295) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a frothy off white head. Aroma of toasted malt and light citrus. Medium body, flavour of roast malt, liquorice, chocolate and caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3313) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: omh tasting, 2014-04-11.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small tan head.
Aroma: Grapefruit, liquorice, earthy.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Grapefruit, roasted malt, liquorice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1169) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours black -brown with a reddish tinge and a foamy tan head leaving lots of lacing. Aroma is roasted malt and citrusy hop. Taste is roast malt, dark chocolate, coffee against fruity citrusy hoppiness and some lingering bitterness. Medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry roast earthy bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19381) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2014
Bottled. Hazy dark brown, small head. Buttery licorice and graepfruit aroma. Mid dry with medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Chocolate and grapefruit. Really bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Falek (7) - - MAR 22, 2014 does not count
Very refreshing citrus aroma, nice dark colour, hoppy finish’ very enjoyable after big meal


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