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

bottled
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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TEJA (1306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2012
Big and brown head. Black color. Salty hop aroma with a litle bit oily aromas. Roasted malts with a balanced bitternes, some hop taste and dry finnish. A small but lingering bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3592) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Bottle. Pours deep, dark brown with thick, frothy beige head; good retention and some lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, earthy hops, dark fruit, and pine. Flavor is malt forward, then quickly dominated by hops with faint esters; dry, bitter finish. Medium body, carbonation, and warmth.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9765) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with a large, foamy tan head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is dank hops, licorice, minty and earthy hops, light roast malt and raisins. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness, roast malt, licorice, minty notes, raisins and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 24, 2012
(50cl bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a small tan head. Aroma of vanilla, roasted malt, grapefruit, caramel, and pine. Flavor of roasted malt, char, caramel, pine, and grapefruit with dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (10838) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2012
bottle. black colour with a beige head. aroma is roasted malt, hop, coffee. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee, citrus, pine, grapefruit, hop. full body. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp (6022) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 2, 2012
In short: A roasted, nourishing and uber-hoppy Black IPA. Good example of the style
How: Bottle 500ml. Exact age unknown, consumed a few weeks after receiving it from an online beer store
The look: Black body topped by a medium beige head
In long: Nose is massively hoppy for a beer ordered from an online store that probably wasn’t all that fresh. Aroma has floral, topical fruits and slightly piney hops nose-to-nose with the roastiness. Taste is very roasted, burnt caramel, black jelly beans, bitter black chocolate. Then comes the hops that are citrusy, floral and wooden with a strong resinous character. Bitterness is of medium intensity and sticks to the back of the mouth. Some tar in the after-taste. Body is very full and filling, the medium carbonation is well levelled. Nothing groundbreaking here, if you like Black IPAs, you’ll love that beer. On a side-note: Black Nitro is less dangerous than regular Nitro because most of the time it doesn’t work.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5593) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 28, 2011
(.5L bottle best by 12-2010 batch 207 thanks to bu11zeye) clear espresso/ruby with fine creamy tan bubbles. Nose of chocolate, cream, bit fruity, and ashy with a touch of smoke. Taste of bitter cocoa, hoppy, citrus zest, fudge, with a creamy and ashy bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3801) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2011
Bottle courtesy bu11zeye. Pours a very dark brown color with maroon highlights. Tannish head. Aroma is light chocolate, some woody notes and maybe a little bit of licorice. Flavor is roasted notes, dark malts and some bit of chocolate. Finishes a bit bitter and nutty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fratto (2626) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2011
Bottle from bu11zeye. Black pour with a big light brown head. Aroma is lots of spice, chocolate, alcohol, and more spice. Taste is totally spicy grass, chocolate, and nice alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vignale (2104) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2011
Svart IPor är fortfarande nytt för mig. Stort beiget skum. Mycket IPA-dofter av humlen men något mer som jag har svårt att sätta fingret på. Choklad kanske. Till smaken som en IPA med runda hörn, mindre friskhet och en liten chokladton från malten. Maffigt!


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