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

bottled
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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (15646) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Cask. Dark maroon colo, tiny beige head. Aroma of pine > tropical fruit. Taste is pine, lemon rind. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (15191) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2012
Bottle. It pours a dark reddish brown body and a dense, finger-thick light beige colored head. The aroma is mostly on the fruity, hoppy side, as it should be, with a faint roasted touch in the back. Resins, green pine cones, citrus peel and some grapefruit. The flavor has a nice bitterness, with some roasted hints in the far back, and piney, grapefruity flavors up front. It’s full-bodied, with a nice carbonation, finishing bitter and hoppy. Certainly one of the best black IPA’s I’ve had, really tasteful and dangerously easy drinkable. 111229

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (15009) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2012
At ACBF 2012. black beer white head off. Hoppy aroma some roast but in mouth its quite fruity. Decent black ipa featuring fruit more than roast
Earlier Rating: 9/3/2011 Total Score: 3.6
Cask handpull at William IV Birthday Bash 2011. Very dark brown beerwith thin lasting beige head. Can smell the hops from it on the table. Decent hops in mouth some ok choc. Not overly roasty. Light choc notes then a fizzing hoppy bitterness on the finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (14306) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2012
Cask at ACBF 2012. Clear dark red/brown - offwhite head. Light burned, ok hoppy, dryness, kalk, light medicine, pine needles, grassy, citrus, grape fruits. OK.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (13853) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2011
Cask at William IV during Brodies Birthday Bash 2011. Pours black-brown with a white, foamy head. Lovely nose, rich pine, grapefruit, orange. Sweet, juicy flavor with restrained roastiness, plenty of resinous bitterness, some grass and orange juice. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Somewhat salty. Nice finish, oily pine, dark malts, subtle roast, citrusy sweetness, too. Excellent beer. Way to go, Brodies!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (13846) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2013
Bottled 33cl. Dark brown-ruby color, good creamy brownish head. Aroma of fruity American hops, citrus, resin and "fermentation gases". Medium-bodied. Front and aftertaste have nice salted licorice then resiny, grapefruity bitterness. Quite hoppy with long lingering aftertaste. Classy black IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (13625) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle from Ales By Mail. A month and a half past the BB date event though I had just bought it. Still fairly fresh though. Hazy very dark brown with a lasting light brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt and rather hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 230315

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (13192) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2015
Brodies Bunny Basher 2015 at King William IV, London. Black beer with a nice lasting beige head. Roasted chocolate and citrus aroma, hay, cocoa, tar, some grapefruit. Hoppy roasted flaor, grassy, chocolate, cocoa, citurs, grapefruit, some passion fruit. Quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12595) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle at Ales & Tails, Twickenham - 15/12/12. Light black with a mahoooosive frothy tan head. Nose is pine, hops, chocolate, a little mustyness. Taste comprises pine, hops, liqourice, touch of chocolate, light metallic and mineral notes, bitter grapefruit, puff of smoke. Medium bodied with soft carbonation leading to a bitter dry finish. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (12307) - 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.


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