Brewed by Birrificio Italiano
Style: Black IPA
Lurago Marinone (CO), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Initially presented as Nigra 3.0, renamed as Nigredo in June 2013.
Bottom fermented, hopped with German hops used in typical Dark IPA quantity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3617) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle in Italy. It says on the bottle ’blacker than the blackest black’, but it’s more like a dark brown pour. Aroma of roasted malts, licorice, chocolate, caramel, cookie dough, molasses and bready yeast. Flavor is quite bitter, spicy, creamy and slightly watery. Decent balance. Interesting brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ragnampiza (558) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - MAY 20, 2014
330 ml bottle served in a goblett glass. Dark brown, can’t see through it, with a nice, "marshmallowy" and persistent light beige head. Powerful and rich aroma, very very hoppy (mainly citrus and pine), slightly roasted with notes of coffee powder, light toasted malts and roots/earth. It does smell way more like an BIPA than a Schwarz, wich I personally don’t mind. Liquid espresso coffee during the first sip, smooth and velvety, moderately sweet upfront, preceding a nice, citrusy and resinous bitterness. Solid malty backbone, even though it’s so easy to drink and slightly watery as it should be. Lingering chocolaty and hoppy aftertaste. By no means a traditional dark lager, but a pretty damn tasty experiment!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiammanghilla (701) - Genova, ITALY - APR 19, 2014
Pompa @ luppoleria. Scura con riflessi rubino e schiuma media ma persistente. Corpo un po' acquoso, tostata e ben amaricata. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
logattogigi (44) - - APR 13, 2014
Colore scuro, poca schiuma. Profumi di caramello ed erbacei. Corpo molto leggere, carbonatazione quasi assente, molto fresca e beverina. Buon uso dei luppoli tedeschi, giusto equilibrio in bocca fra tostato, erbaceo e caramellato.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (7029) - Enghien, BELGIUM - APR 2, 2014
Bouteille 37.5cl split 5 ways with the Unper100 crew, Fiera Forli beerfest pre-tasting as BRQ NI#9. Brune, col beige léger. Arôme est malté typiquement allemand, léger en terme de houblon. Palais est malté sur un léger grillé, note de café avec une levure rappelant ce caractère allemand. Petit fini aigrelet et moyennement épicé. Retrouve des houblons nobles allemands. En poussant un peu on peut capter ce petit caramel allemand typique.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
paologalloni (142) - ITALY - MAR 26, 2014
Aromi particolari tipici de luppoli tedeschi con in più la fragranza dei luppoli tostati nobili. Profumi erbacei di terra e di salvia Sapori bilanciato tra secchezza e dolci dei malti Watery è molto beverina

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (4701) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Decent beer for style. Some pronounced roast malt here, though the overall palate is a little watery. Pours black with ok head and lacing. Light taste of booze. Finishes a little crisp with light bitterness. Tap at Boundary Road.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 18, 2014
Dark brown, woody, hops...nice aroma. Bitter, crackery, balanced hops, toast, has good balance. Not a hop blast, but a good, balanced variant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4855) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2014
This one poured a darker brown with a beige head. Aroma was of toasted malt, light chocolate, and german hops, Flavor was mainly caramel, toffee, achalky and light roast and herbal hops/.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3832) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Tap. Pours clear black with a large creamy brown head that sticks around and laces well. Aroma is smoky, grassy/herbal, roasty malts. Flavor follows, light sweet, smoky and roasty. Floral/herbal notes and light associated bitterness. Fairly light body, quite drinkable.

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