Brewed by Black Oak Brewing
Style: Imperial IPA
Etobicoke, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 83   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
It is a strong beer coming in at 8% and is made with RO water, malt, hops & yeast. I’ll leave it up to you to decide what style of beer it could be. IF YOU ASK US WHAT KIND OF BEER IT IS, WE’LL JUST SAY "ITS A 10th ANNIVERSARY BEER..........."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2015
Bottle @ The Cad’s 10yr Shindig. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grapefruit hoppy piney aroma. Fruity malty grapefruit hoppy bitter piney flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17214) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Bottle at the Cads 10th Anniversary bash, thanks to Anders, 29/03/15. Clear golden amber with a decent off white covering. Nose is tangerine, grass, light pine, apricot, floral notes, touch herbal, citric rinds. Taste comprises caramel, pine, orange pith, mandarin, grapefruit, light bread notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi aggressive hop bitterness in the close. Decent DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12677) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
Bottle at The Cad’s 10 yr Shindig. Thanks to the Anders? It pours clear golden-amber with a small white head. The nose is sweet, juicy, fresh, plenty of orange citrus, resin, dough, earth and orange blossom. The taste is crisp, bitter, orange, tangerine, caramel, piney resin and some sponge cake malty action with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Decent gear.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (6556) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle share at the Cad’s at CBC Clerkenwell. Thanks to Anders. Hazy orange amber, lightly sparkling, small foamy white head. Aroma is tangerine, musty caramel. Body is medium, foamy, low carbonation. Taste is light biscuity malt, citrus fruit, dry and resinous, floral, some metallics. May have been a touch of yeast in my pour of this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (17336) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle at Toms 10 yr anniversary. Amber colour. Hoppy grapefruit some tropical fruit. I liked it. Easy drinking resiny hoppy. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HopsandBolts (258) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
650 ml bottle from the LCBO.

Appearance: Pours a clear copperish brown with very little head.

Aroma: Malt, cereal, caramel, hint of smoke.

Flavours: Cereal, caramel, hops, tobacco, bit of mango.

Mouthfeel: Creamy with moderate carbonation.

Overall: I like this one for the malt/hop balance and the subtle nuances in flavour. Some of the other Black Oak beers I’ve tried have been hit and miss so I wasn’t sure what to expect with this one. It didn’t disappoint. This is a really nice Imperial IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sseb69 (1782) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2015
Bouteille 650 ml. 8%. Couleur ambrée, mousse beige pâle. Arôme de houblon résineux, caramel. En bouche, malt, houblons, conifères, résines, notes d’alcool, un peu d’agrumes, caramel. Finale assez sèche, amertume qui s’étend. Très bonne.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
YogiBeera (2570) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Nice dark Amber color, big foamy head. Very deep hoppy intense nose. Malty hoppy taste. Long lasting bitterness. Complex and full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmahut (1844) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle from santa, thank you santa! Light hazy copper body poiurs in with a nice creamy medium head, long lasting, higher carbonation. Aroma has mango, an interesting coconut honey background. Heavy tropical fruits, candi sugar, butterscotch. Taste has medium earthy bitterness, caramely sweetness. Body is full, high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoR (945) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2014
650 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a hazy amber colour with small head. Aroma of hops, caramel. Very good.

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