Brooklyn There Will Be Black
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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Brewmaster’s Reserve release, Winter 2012. Hops: American Willamette and Sorachi Ace, New Zealand Pacific Gem and Motueka. Malts:British pale, lager, crystal and chocolate malt, American black barley, German black malt

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013

Draught @ Common, 39 Edge St, Manchester, Greater Manchester, England M4 1HW.

ABV: 7.4%. Unclear medium to dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, choclate, dark chocolate, light grapefruit - citrus. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130127]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansalon (3040) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2013
Nice aromas of chocolate, coffee and hazelnut. Taste lets down somewhat, with weak coffee, chocolate and hops. Not enough body to meld these flavors. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (2748) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2013
Pours dark with high off white head Aromas of coffee, dark chocolate, hazelnuts Palate is wee bit too watery, medium bitter, low to med bodied. Chocolate is dominating. Ok ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1789) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2013
On tap at Victory Bar and Grill.
Appearance: Clear deep brown body, thing brown head.
Aroma: Strong citrus, light mint.
Taste: Minty, earthy intro into oranges with some cocoa.
Palate: Medium body, medium carbonation.
Overall: Decent beer, despite my ratings. There’s a lot going on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (6725) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Sampled at GBWF13 Black with a tan head. Vinous chocolate in both aroma along with light, grassy fresh hops. Dry, cocoa-bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18323) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Sample at En Öl&Whiskymässa 2013. Black beerwith a nice beige head. Hoppy roasted aroma, chocolate, grassy, raisins, floral, hay, perfume notes. Hoppy flavor, roasted, chocolate, ash and soot, fruity notes, pine needles, some hay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2013
keg, Font Bar, Mcr. Most unusual beer of the evening (22nd March). A sour rye aroma with dark rich fruit flavours & something else I can’t identify, possibly plum. Complex and not for the faint hearted!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 29, 2013
On tap at the Fed, Durham - thanks, Abbie! Nice, rich dark brown pour with a big roiling head. Nose is pretty distinctive for a BIPA, owing presumably to the bright, pungent Kiwi hops. Hefty beer but not overpowering or sludgy. Nicely elegant, in fact, for the style, with bright fruits and leafy bitters combining nicely, with the char and molasses bits nicely muted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5754) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 23, 2013
12oz glass on tap at the Underground Tap and Grill pours almost black in color with a finger of off-white head that leaves a few specks of lacing as it settles. Aroma is surprisingly fruity for a dark brew with some hints of chocolate. Taste is a caramel and chocolate malty sweetness with a light citrus hoppy bitterness. Light to medium bodied with decent carbonation. Not one of the better brews from Brooklyn, was a little disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2326) - Blerkablerka, NIUE - MAR 23, 2013
On tap at Undergound. Music is so damn loud tonight - if these are all requests then everyone stinks. Gonna crush it to get to a better beer. Pine, random citrus, chocolate, a blend of medium roast and toasty malt sniffs. Burnt malts, more toasty things, big dose of pine and gf, bit of choco, touch if burnt or charred stuff, decent sweet flavours. Plenty of pine on the aftertaste. Note to self - stop buying black IPA’s.

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