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Amundsen Black Bird

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Brewed by Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri
Style: Black IPA
Oslo, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with loads of Simcoe and Chinook.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (7578) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2014
Draught @ Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri, Oslo
Pours dark brown/black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel and pine. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long coffee and roasted finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6184) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 6, 2014
Big brown lasting head. Opaque black body. Roasty earthy chocolatey aroma with dusty kiwi notes. Dryish-sweetish dusty wooden chocolate taste with resiny gooseberry notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish resiny dusty earthy aftertaste with roasty kiwi and chocolate notes. Lovely. Highly drinkable and full of flavour. (0.25l draft at brewpub.)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frode (223) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 3, 2014
Draught 25 cl. at Amundsen.
Nice dark brown, almost black, with a tan head. Smoked malts and medium hoppiness. Well balanced taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RuneStumo (2173) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2014
16.02.2014. On tap at Amundsen Bryggeri, Oslo. Aroma of dark malts and floral spicy hops. Dry bitter at first. Medium to rich body. Good flavours of dark malts. Coffee, dry bitter chocolate. There is also some raw pine or resin notes. Leaves a dry mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4793) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2014
On tap at Crowbar. Black with a big beige head. Good citrussy nose, some roast complementing the finish. Nice one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
espenra (873) - Kurland, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2014
On tap at Amundsen. Dark black colour with a medium big offwhite head. Aroma is hoppy and the Chinook is very noticeable. Also notes of roasted malts and some coffee. Flavour is a tad bitter and roasty. Roasted malts, coffee, Ash with the bitter hoppy notes showing up after a short while. Short aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4439) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 22, 2013

Appearance: Black color with a creamy beige head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Dark malt, fruity and grape hoppy.
Palate: Medium to full body. Slightly sweet, and a rich bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Chocolate, coffee, fruity and grape hoppy.
Overall impression: Yummi!
Personal stats: On tap at Beer Palace in Oslo, Norway.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3335) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 16, 2013
On tap @ Amundsen. This is a deep dark brown - almost black one with a nice medium sized heavy lacing brown head. The aroma is filled with milk chocolate and cold coffee. Roasted malts as well, but the chocolate dominates. More hoppy in the taste. I get vanilla, chocolate paper, sweet dark caramel and something reminding me of leather jacket. Lots of flavor in this, and I’m found of flavors. Ends with a roasted finish and traces of cold coffee in the aftertaste. Solid stuff! 01.03.2013

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (902) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2013
On tap @ Amundsen. Pours black, with a big beige head. Very nice hoppy aroma with tropical fruits, peach and orange peel, as well as burned wood and some coffee. Medium body with creamy texture. Flavour is sweet with burned malts, caramel and coffee, as well as notes of chocolate, liquorice and some hoppy bitterness of orange peel. Finishes off with a grapefruity bitterness. Nice brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gr0ve (2134) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2013
250 ml draught at Amundsen. Pitch black. Clear. Light creamy beige head that clings to the glass. Gentle piney hops aroma with roasted malts. Soft texture. More dark malts than hops in this one moves it closer towards a stout than a black IPA. Well balanced.


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