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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Black IPA
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Danish: På Amager Bryghus har vi altid med stor fornøjelse nydt at åbne dørene for gæstebryggere fra den ganske verden. Black Nitro er således et samarbejde med den amerikanske græsrodsølhippie Shaun E. Hill, som har været med til bringe Nørrebro Bryghus frem i eliten af innovative danske bryghuse, og nu er på vej med sit eget projekt Hill Farmstead Brewery tilbage i hjemstaten Vermont. Til Black Nitro valgte Shaun at grave en gammel opskrift frem fra hans helt unge år som brygger. Mørke IPA’er er en trend fra USA, som med denne øl nu også har ramt Danmark. Farven er mørkebrun på vej mod det sorte, men ved anvendelse af en særlig teknik har vi undgået de brændte toner, som normalt følger med de mørke malte. Aromaen er kan vel nærmest beskrives som bredspektret humle gennem anvendelsen af en vifte af noble amerikanske sorter. Så er du til mørke og fyldige øl og samtidig nyder de fantastiske duftindtryk fra god amerikansk aromahumle, så er vi ikke i tvivl om, at du hermed har fundet en ny yndlingsøl. En varm tak til Shaun og et stort held og lykke med hans eget bryggeri. Ingredienser: Maris Otter bygmalt, lys karamelmalt, sortmalt, havre, hvede, humle, vand og amerikansk overgær.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mrnoluv (175) - long beach, California, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Boozy smell ,the taste is black licorice ,bitter with a hint of bitter coffee or chocolate notes. This is a hard one to drink if you are expecting something different, but for a dark IPA, it sure hits the notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (7221) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle thanks to L-Dogg. It pours darkest brown/black with a thick light tan head. The nose is pine needles, cocoa, soapy, roasty,orange peel and florals notes. The taste is bitter, pine needles, toast, soapy, citrus peel, alcohol bite, earth and some dark fruits. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Pretty punchy and tasty. Nice stuff!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11674) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle shared in London - picked up in VT. Pours black-brown with a frothy tan head. Nice toasted bread aroma, some earth, cocoa, burnt pine. Medium sweet flavor with some dark fruits, grapes, plums, pine, more burnt pine, earth. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderate sweetness to finish, more burnt toast, burnt pine, earth, dark and ripe berries, faint cocoa, alcohol. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (3018) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 23, 2014
On tap @ Prohibition Pig. Dark brown with a medium creamy beige head and good lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, piney notes, hints of smoke and a weird raisins presence like in some cough syrup. Taste is of slighty sweet and moderately bitter with roasted malt, resinous notes, light smoke and the same weird raisins presence. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel. Dry finish. Interesting Black IPA. Nice mouthfeel. Alcohol is well hidden. It would be a really good one if it was not of the raisins.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (860) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Pours black with a creamy tan head. Dark roasted malt aroma, coffee and pine aromas. Flavor starts off roasted malt smokiness, dark chocolate and slight espresso. Followed by grapefruit and earthy hops and finishing with a pine resin hop bitterness. Bitterness dissapates quickly and fairly smooth finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8783) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with off white head. nose/taste of roasted chocolate, toasted pine needle, sarasparilla, coffee and birch sap/resin. Medium body. Slightly bitter pine/resin finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5831) - Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle shared with the group. Pours dark brown to black in color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, a touch of char, coffee, chocolate with resiny, earthy hops and a splash of citrus. Big flavor, nice blend of hops and malts.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
50belair (2456) - Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with a mocha head. Roasted malt aromas. Bitter roasted malt and coffee notes dominate. Average body and mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (2119) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 30, 2014
500 ml bottle thanks to DrSilverworm. Pitch black pour with a medium foamy head that fades slowly and leaves some nice lacing. Aromas are pineapple, pine, burnt toast, cocoa, coffee, and toasted nuts. Taste has almost no sweetness with a fairly strong bitterness, especially in the finish. Dark bread, pineapple and pine hops, coffee, and slightly burnt wood. Medium to full body with a little chalkiness in the mouthfeel. Really nice black IPA. Intense and fairly complex.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (4175) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2014
22oz bomber shared by Ed. Poured a medium density, chalky dark brown with an average sized foamy beige head with some nice lasting power. Aroma, chocolatey and citrus, some grains and charred pineapple. Medium body, chalky, average carbonation, medium duration on the aftertaste. Flavor is chocolate, citrus, roasted pineapple, toast, brown bread. Solid.


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