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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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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5598) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Cask @ The Old Coffee Shop. The pour’s a deep brownish black color with a bubbly tan head. The aroma is charred wood, mild biscuit. Bitter chocolate and ash. The taste is woody hops, spruce. Unwashed bitter roots. Earthy hop flavors. Hints of melon rind. Supporting roasted malt body. Aggressive bitter profile. Still, this is quite drinkable and pleasant. Medium body, fine carbonation. Overall, a pretty good effort!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johninmelb (1127) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2013
Tons of citrus on the nose with peach, lemon zest, fairy liquid and papaya. Pours a deep ruby with a firm, fluffy head. Flavour is true to what is fast becoming my new favourite style - an excellent balance of deep, roasted malts and zesty, spicy hops. Pasionfruit, charcoal and burnt orange peel. Finish is very dry and very bitter and very pleasant. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (4643) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail

Pours dark brown, almost black with a large foamy head. Aroma of roasty malts, exotic fruits and hints of citrus. Taste is smooth, and quite a nice mix of roastiness and exotic fruitness with a touch of salty licorice and grassy hops. Finish is dry and fruity with lots of roastiness and salty licorice. Quite nice, although a tad too salty and roasty black IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2087) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 25, 2013
Keg at Hanging Bat. Pours dark Brown with a thick White head. Very hoppy aroma. Tropical and pine. The flavour has Grapefruit and pine. The lingering grapefruit bitterness is formidable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (3396) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle. Very dark brown, hazy, average to large and mostly lasting light brown head. Moderate to full malty and lightly sweetish aroma, roasted malt with some tropical fruitiness, light caramel, roasted malt - faint burnt malt, light tropical fruitiness, piney - some grapefruit hoppyness. Body is medium, malty and dryish flavor, faint caramel, roasted malt - light burnt malt, faint tropical fruitiness, piney - light grapefruit hoppyness. Finish is average to long, malty and dry, lots of roasted malt - light burnt malt, lots of piney hoppyness - light grapefruit hoppyness. Well hopped and roasted BIPA - bit thin though. Quite nice but not top notch.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (7508) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2493) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2014
Tap at The Grove, Huddersfield. 20.01.13. Hazy, very dark red. Tight, lasting, off white head. Roast malt, black cherry, light coffee. Taste is initial sweetness, then espresso dry and light bitter. Dry, bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (3583) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2014
Backlog rating. Keg at the Rake tap takeover, London. It pours a dark brown color with a minimal tan head. Aroma is juicy fruity hops, grass, citrus, ripe apricots and mango. Taste has a lingering bitterness with notes of roasted malts, coffee beans, pine needles, licorice root. Finishes bitter and quite dry. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Very tasty

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is woody, pine, taste is dry, bitter, roasted, fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (874) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2015
1/3 pint keg @ hanging bat, Edinburgh. Body is black, head is small beige creamy. Nose is roasted malt, aroma is roasted malt, pine, herbs, orange peel. Light sweet, heavy hoppy medium roasty bitter. Full body, dry texture, soft carbonation. Great easy dessert beer.


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