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

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, keg and bottle: Regular.

The New World Galaxy hop flowers bring powerful Citrus and Passion fruit to this uniquely refreshing black beer.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (8283) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle at home from cotteridge wines. Arom is realy big bold sweet, sharp lemon rind and piney hops. There is also some fruit salad, mineral and some slight roast. Clearish dark caramel red pour with a steadfast dense light cream head. Flavour is sweet toffee, berry hop, pine. The finish is ashy roast and big piney clean aggressive bitterness. Some slight soapyness. Fine tingling carbonation dryish fiinish. The bitterness is a bit too much for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (7806) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2012
3/III/2012 on cask @ ACBF (Moen) - BB: n/a (2012-189)

Clear dark brown to black beer, no head, small white rim. Aroma: very fruity, pineapple, passion fruits, mango, strawberries and raspberries, forest fruits, syrupy. MF: no carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity start, mango, pineapple, bitterness. Aftertaste: fruity, dry bitter ending. I wouldn’t be able to tell it’s a black IPA though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (7802) - .....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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (7716) - 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 (7699) - 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 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7649) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (7598) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle from Ales By Mail. Pours hazy deep brown with a big creamy tanned head. Aroma is resiny and grapefruit, weak roasted malts. Taste is light sweet, with a more than decent hoppy addition, grapefruit and liquorice, dry bitter roasted finish, very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (7329) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2012
Cask @ ACBF 2012: slightly murky brown with a close to mocha head, smell is slightly bitter with plenty of grapefruit hops, tropical fruits (sweet) & hint of white berries, taste is lightly bitter & touch watery, blackberries & malts, plenty of berries, melon, pineapple, bready malts, medium bitter finish, not bad

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (7262) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle.Pours brown with an off-white head.Aroma of peachy hops, pine, citrus, fruitiness, ale yeast and cheesy hops. Flavor is fruity and sweet with some bitter notes, Medium body, average carbonation. Nice hoppy beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (7088) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 27, 2012
Dalston Black IPA. Cask at King Willliam IV, Leyton. A durian fruit aroma! Really. The flavour is medium bitter, with fruit, liqourice and spicy notes on the palate. A superb ale.


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