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Brewed by Black Dog Brewery
Style: Black IPA
Taminick, VIC, Australia
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1565) - Glen Iris, - FEB 3, 2014
Hop malt spice aroma. Dark brown colour poor head & lacing. Malt herbal hop spice flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (614) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle - pours black with big tan head. Aroma is fruity, almost like fruit salad Lollys, roast malt and a bit of citrus. Taste is roast toast malt dry with some hop also. Palate is creamy. Really like this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
varanid99 (684) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 19, 2015
Black pour, decent tan head. Piney, roasty, dark malt aromas. Taste is roasted malt, citrus, pine and a little vanilla. Finishes bitter, roasty. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fletchfighters (1255) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 19, 2015
330 ML bottle Black and more black. Milk chocolate head that falls to a thick collar. Good retention when worked. Some strips of lacing. Some ABV legs. Nose is aggressive pine right off the bat. Roast, coffee, burnt rubber, and char. Aggressive nose. Taste is pine, citrus, roast, coffee, slightly chalky and ash. Good body though. Oily and dry. Good finishing pine. Solid BIPA but a bit too chalky to me

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3469) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle from Mane Liquor. First sip this reminded me of how Temple Midnight IPA used to be. That token vanilla-esque strain down the middle of the palate with loads of piney hops. Slightly citric and sweet with a lingering ashy bitterness to finish. Quite burnt and charred as you work through it. I really enjoyed this. An aggressive BIPA

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5796) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle at The Scratch, Brisbane, August 2014. Black with a medium head. Aroma and taste of hops, some licorice, light roasted malt and grapefruit. The finish was fairly bitter. Quite good but with some medical notes in the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (4301) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2014
330ml bottle from Scratch Bar 170714. Super tasty, these black IPA’s are starting to grow on me. Complex combination of malt and hops. The glass is well laced with a tan layer of foam.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maris (1153) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUN 14, 2014
From a 330ml bottle on 15/6/2014. Pours a very dark brown with a big tan head. The nose features some fruity hops and some light roasty notes. This one is packed with flavour, with some IPA fruitiness (stone, citrus and a touch of tropical), along with some big resiny, piney hops. But then the black side takes hold, with big bold roasty notes, and lots of coffee. The palate borders on creamy and the carbonation is relatively lively. I thought these guys’ regular IPA had a bit of black IPA about it, but this can’t be mistaken for anything else. Has a lot of character and is quite complex. Very nice indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Davros (2323) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2014
Pours black with a large tan head. Nos shows pine, toasty and biscuity malt along with soft grapefruit. Roasty flavours but with a bit of pine and a bit hoppy bitterness. Very aggressive finish. Carbonation is a little aggressive.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ShaneJ (727) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle from Slowbeer (Dec 2013). Oily black, lasting creamy brown head, tropical fruit, bitter coffee, pine, liquorice, molasses, dry roast malt, dry bitter finish. Like a super-hoppy, fuller bodied version of Dead Dog Stout. Delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinhol (344) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 21, 2014
On tap at The Park Hotel pot nice hoppy aroma black with tan head taste is very bitter ok


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