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

bottled
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RATINGS: 125   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.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fin (8132) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
On tap at The Cock Tavern, Hackney, Saturday 1st March 2013 This was another winner for me from Brodies, this and the raspberry beer were both truly excellent.Pours black but not so black you could see it peeling away to brown at the edges. This was just a cracking IPA, clean, refreshing, crisp with plenty of citrus zipping through and a little layer of roastiness that really added to this, bitter, clean fruity, but so, so easy to drink for the abv, in fact I can hardly believe its 7.4% Great beer! A7 A4 T9 P4 Ov17 4.1

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (7261) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2012
Cask @ ACBF 2012, Moen. Cuivrée/acajou, col fin beige. Arôme malté léger avec pointe de houblon citronné, le tout reste dans la lignée d’une black IPA restant plus légère que ne le montre les 7% et conserve néanmoins un profile très anglais dans son approche. Malt pale léger, le tout avec un houblon fruité ajoutant un côté citron et agrumes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (7253) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 19, 2013
33 cl bottle.
Pours murky brown color with a large, thick off-white head. Aroma has the intense hops and roast malts familiar to most black ipas, pine needles, nice floral notes, some resin and caramel are there too. Lots of citrus fruits, mostly mandarin, on the flavor, roasted dry malts and resiny hops follow. Quite bitter but still somewhat dry palate with a nice refreshing effect. Very nice brew altogether.
3516

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (7158) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2013
Cask @ Old Coffee House, London. Pours dark brown with a offwhite head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, tropical fruits, grapefruit. Flavor is malts, coffee, dark chocolate, tropical fruit, citrus, grapefruit. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. Good one. 170913

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (7016) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2012
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, hops, roasted malt, licorice and yeast.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (6902) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Draft - Floral piny, herbal hops. Jet black with a creamy beige head. Perfumy hops, pine and some roast. Aromatic and perfumy with light roast. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6874) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a black colour with a creamy white head. Aroma of roasted malts, floral hops, blackcurrant and passion fruit. Flavour of strong roasted malts, burnt wood, floral hops, rubber, sweet juiciness and pungent salty licorice. Medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel and rather high carbonation. Finish is very bitter and roasty with surprisingly strong saltiness. Saltiness disturbs, but otherwise a strong black IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6810) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle at Papsoe. Pours black with a medium creamy beige head. The aroma is quite fruity and hoppy with notes of peaches and caramel. The flavour is very hoppy and fruity with notes of citrus and some liquorice. Highly hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (6777) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
(Cask at Old Fountain, Old Street, London, 27 Apr 2013) Black colour with creamy, beige head. Malty, fruity, hoppy nose with coffee, chocolate, caramel, pine needles and hints of tropical fruit. Malty, fruity taste with notes of caramel, coffee, chocolate, pine needles, grapefruit, resin, raisins and a generous resinous/piney bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, with a certain sweetness. Surprisingly well balanced and drinkable. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (6570) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Had on Draft @ Brewdog, Manchester .. (Manchester is red!) .. . pours a very deep copper .. . medium lacing .. . mild roast and dark grains .. . ok stuff .. . . june bugs are the total retards of the insect world.


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