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Brewed by Brodies
Style: Black IPA
London, England
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RATINGS: 108   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34443) - 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 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and crisp hoppy. Grapefruity hoppy. Citrusy and light sweaty. Crisp hoppy and grapefruity. Bitter and toasted dark malty.
Earlier Rating: 3/3/2012 Total Score: 3.2
From cask. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity and crisp hoppy. Bitter, dark roasted malty and solid bitterness. Ends dry, dark malty and lasting grapefruity hoppy.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Bottled. A black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, and citrusy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, chocolate, and hops, leading to a bitter finish.
Earlier Rating: 3/3/2012 Total Score: 3.4
Cask. A dark brown beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, citrusy hops, and bread. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, bread, citrusy hops, and malt, leading to a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours a cloudy dark brown with an orange hue and a dense and creamy beige leaving some lacework. Heavy hops in the nose combined with some licorice. Medium body, licorice dominates, heavy roast and a very bitter finish. Neat alright. 200312

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted and hoppy aroma of grass with notes of citrus peel. Roasted and hoppy flavour of grass and grapefruits. Roasted and hoppy finish.
Earlier Rating: 3/7/2012 Total Score: 3.6
Cask at ACBF 2012. Dark brown coloured with a small beige head. Fruity and light roasted aroma of hops and pine needles with notes of grass. Fruity and hoppy flavour of grass and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 1, 2012
Cask@King William IV, London. Dark ambery copper colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is dark fruits, caramel, mild toast, some earthyness as well. Flavour is much the same. Rather sweet as for the flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19306) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2011
Cask at the brewpub. Near black. Grapefruit aroma. Mid sweet with medium-full body, rounded mouthfeel. Intense salty grapefruity hops, chocolatey malt. Long, remarkably bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16537) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14669) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2011
23rd November 2011

Should be aliased to Black IPA IMHO!
Opaque black beer, decent pale tan head. Dry palate, slightly soft. Smooth dark malt, roast and bitterness free! Nice piney hops with a trace of tropical fruits - domintaed by that Galaxy earthy mango. Dry finish with some hop bitterness and a little dark malt bitterness finally emerging with some malt cream keeping it company!. Nice!
Earlier Rating: 9/4/2011 Total Score: 3.8
3rd September 2011
Brodies Birthday Fest at the King William. Think this was labelled ’American Black’? Opaque black beer that shows some red - brown at the edges. Residual tan head. Smooth palate with a tiny bit of carbonation. Smooth dark malt, robust but not bitter or roasty. Piney hops but the Galaxy hops also provide fresh zingy tropical fruits. Semi dry finish. A rich and tasty Black IPA and I thoroughly enjoyed my pint and the sneak preview of this the previous night - Cheers Jonathan!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2012 Bottle at home 01/12... thanks to james ... deep brown ... small off white head ... big juicy pine hop and roast malt nose ... light bitter pine hop front ... juicy malts ... light body (what makes the difference between black IPA and Hoppy stout for me) light oilyness ... little mandarin ...little soapy ... but all round not bad

cask at King William 08/11 dark black ... thin tan head .. zezty ... big sweet woodty toffe malt ... big pine ... juicy ... light body ... little soapy ... great fruityness

bottle at home 05.12... deep black ... small head ... zezty dry woddy nose ...light bitter woody front ... soft pine ... light soapy ness ... dark woody malts .. still very good 3.7 but a little better fresher


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