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Brewed by Brodies
Style: Black IPA
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Cask and bottle: Occasional.
The New World Galaxy hop flowers bring powerful Citrus and Passion fruit to this uniquely refreshing black beer.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kiwianer (3339) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 12, 2012
Very robust head, body black. It smells hoppy, a bit malty. The taste is intensive bitter, roasty and very hoppy, A good black IPA. 14/12/11/12/-/11

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3143) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 16, 2012
huge roasted malt, tons of hops and very balanced. Excellent take on the style .

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (9013) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar. Fairly deep black appearance with a light brown head. Fairly roasty malty, chocolate, a bit floral/piney hoppy aroma. Somewhat citrusy, roasty malty, chocolate, light coffee flavor. Pretty decent Black IPA.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VsXsV (2242) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2012
On tap at Mikkeller Bar. Dark brown/black opaque liquid with medium to big off-white/light tan head. Aroma of grass, citrus, tropical fruit, coffee, some light ash and lots of Citra hops. Really reminds me of a BIPA I’ve brewed myself. Taste is dry and medium to high bitter with notes of grassy hops and roasted malt. Medium bodied with medium to high bitterness. Nicely hoppy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Defreni (2603) - Husum, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2012
Fad: Sortbrun klar øl med et fint skumhoved. Duften er meget humlt, med masser af citrus og en del eksotisk frugt. Smagen er igen humlet men nu med en del brændte noter. Fornem øl men ikke min stil. Enten det ene eller det andet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5402) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2012
Draught at Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen, Denmark. Dark reddish brown with beige head. Piney, citric hop aroma with tangerine and sweaty cheese. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Dry with firm bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2012
Bottle 500ml.

[ As Brodies Black IPA ].
Clear dark red brown colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange - citrus, hoppy. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120320]
7-4-8-3-15

Cask (handpump) @ King William IV, 816 High Road, Leyton, London, England E10 6AE.

[ As Brodies Dalston Black IPA ].
Clear dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, pine - grapefruit, chimney - soot notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111205]
7-3-7-3-15

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 22, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is hop, peaches, pine, citrus. Flavour is hop, coffee, peaches, pine, citrus, caramel. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beer4000 (4440) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 9, 2012
500 ml bottle. Dark brown body with a big beige head. Strong citric aroma with grapefruit, pineapple, peaches and pine. Flavor has malt, caramel, citric fruit, grapefruit, pine and a nice balanced bitterness. Fin body and good aftertaste. A really nice black IPA.
Earlier Rating: 11/29/2011 Total Score: 3.8
Cask @ William IV. Black body with a thin tan head. Lovely aroma of grapefruit, pine, malt and hint of liquorices. Flavor has smooth dark malt, fruit and balanced bitterness. Relatively light flavor, still really tasty, decent bitter and extremely quaffable. Very pleasant, smooth and one of the best from Brodies.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2012
Bottle @ yespr. Pours a black ruby color with a small tan head. Has a fruity malty hoppy piney licorice aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter licorice flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter piney licorice finish.


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