Brewed by Black Dog Brewery
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Taminick, VIC, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Brewed with lots of malt and a ridiculous amount of hops. Expect huge hop aromatics, rich malty profile and a good lick of lip-smacking hop bitterness on the finish. Perfect with bold, spicey food such as Indian curry

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lunkie (1641) - Glen Iris, - JUN 28, 2014
Herbal hop spice aroma. Murky brown amber colour with good head & lacing. Herbal spice malt flavour. Fizzy palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
motelpogo (7701) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 5, 2015
bottle from warners at the bay. dark amber, a bit darker than i like my ipa’s, plenty of sediment; some peanut brittle in the aroma, a bit on the stale side; decent bitterness, some woofy alcohol; messy but there’s some decent beer in there somewhere

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
varanid99 (764) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 12, 2015
Murky deep amber pour with a big-bubbled pale brown head. It looks a bit rough (the head looks like an early homebrew attempt) but the smell makes up for it - big pineapple, apricot, oranges, resin, and nice malt underneath. Taste is big, malty start - more like an English IPA, but with good bitterness, tropical fruit, apricot, resin, a little bitter on the finish and fairly thick. Pretty bloody good, just a little too much carbonation for me

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rosslew (320) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2015
Pineapple leads the tropical element on nose. Biscuity and malty there is a grand finale with bitterness. A great old style version. 330ml, 6.2%, 1.6std drks. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fletchfighters (1298) - AUSTRALIA - APR 7, 2015
330 ml bottle Hazy, dark copper color. Massive light tan head. Just a tad bit over carbonated. OK, way over carbonated. Good lacing though. Nose is mostly caramel. Big backbone and some stone fruit. Got some whifs of plastic at first but settled down into malt. Very English taste. Biscuit and caramel malt. Lots of stone fruit. Peach and apricot. Lots of resin though. Oily as heck. Dry finish. Medium bodied. Initial carbonation aside, not too shabby an effort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LesArgen (276) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 9, 2014
A big malty IPA with caramel and even a little chocolate combining with pine needles and grapefruit to produce a really smooth beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stew41 (1822) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - AUG 23, 2014
Surely a bit NQR? Miles off the commercial deScription. Old style with minerals and rust but not much by way of fresh hops and resin. Seems unduly restrained.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mattyhennessy (376) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2014
Poured a red amber with a foamy off white head that doesn’t hold. Very low carbonation, even for an ipa. Almost flat. Strong citrus and piney aroma, with a big malt sweetness to follow. Taste is a well balanced caramel with citrus and stonefruit. Resinous bitterness to match the oily texture. A nice drop, but was very undercarbed

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanvenlo (1539) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JUN 28, 2014
Slowbeer bottle (28-Jun-2014) Spice grapefruit aroma.Cloudy brown colour, solid head&fluffy lacing.Big herbal grapefruit flavour.Herbal bitter finish &spicy veg aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vinhol (344) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 29, 2014
330 mil bottle from Low buy Lilydale big hop resin pine aroma colour is deep amber with tan head taste resin hops a little to bitter

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