flying_pig (1431) - SCOTLAND - SEP 19, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle from SuperValu, Ennistown, Ireland (€3.59):
Not a bad black IPA here, not quite as hoppy as I’d have liked but there was some touches of bitterness & pine coming through; both could have beer stronger though. The dark malts & roasted flavours, alongside some chocolate seemed to be the easiest to detect but the beer held a nice balance & easy going down so I’ll not complain too much.
thewolf (12131) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, bought @ YNWA, Kolding. Pours clear black with a small, staying creamy off-white head. Aroma has licorice, citrus hops, light chocolate. Medium to low carbonation. Fine dry and.fairly creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has mild licorice, light grapefruit, light roasted. Quite elegant but also a bit bland.
MayumiH (980) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Black colour with a tan head. Roasted malt and bitterness. Light citrus. Dry finish. Not bad.
hansvf (707) - - JUN 5, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Donkerbruin tot zwart, maar te wit schuim. Ruikt vooral naar chocola, net chocomelk. Wat weinig smaak verder. Iets bitter. Oké, maar niet super.
Gazington (15) - Ennis, IRELAND - JUN 3, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
I am a fan of Black IPA’s, and this is a decent one. Felt it was a little low in the aroma but the the appearance and palate were good. One that I would drink again
KyotoLefty (9388) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 28, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Nice Munich-like malt nose, chocolate, biscuits, grass, and light citrus. Dark brown with orange and a thick, fine head. Sweet malt flavor, some caramel, chocolate, grass, figs, light raisin. Great malt, lightly hoppy. Smooth, full body. Quite German.
Padchenko (281) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 6, 2016
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with virtually no head. Hoppy, malt with some caramel sweetness, particularly of note in the finish. Lovely
GenkiGonzo (1069) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 5, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from O’Donovans. Dark cola colour with almost no head. Malty citrus aroma. Quite bitter, pine and citrus hops and a burnt malty finish.
jaghana (5520) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAR 27, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 50cl, a dark beer with huge copper head. Nose is on green lemon and ripped vegetables. Aroma is on dark malt, coffee, hop resin, dark chocolate, body is low, green herb, light licorice, bit low complexity. Finish on green herb, grapefruit.
BobyFischer (300) - FRANCE - FEB 16, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Une black IPA d’initiation : fluide, ronde, douce, fine et désaltérante.
Pas trčs joyeux non plus mais une bonne brune de soif.