ksiwzos (49) - GREECE - JAN 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown color, clear with nice, good lacing, lasting head. Aroma is very malted, roasted malts (coffee-cocoa), nice hoppy classic american combination of fragrances (citrus, piney, etc. Flavor is sweet, quite bitter with long duration. Medium boded, carbonation is soft.
Amazing BlackIPA by a German micro!!!
ElManana (543) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to McTapps! Pours very dark brown, with a big head. Aroma has lots of malts, hops, but not the west coast citrusstyle hops. Very sweet and malty base that finishes with a nice bitterness. Too malty imo.
jaghana (4222) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JAN 20, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 33cl a dark beer with medium head. Nose is intense on resin and licorice. Aroma is on dark malt, roasted and coffee astringency, sweet, hops resin, high bitterness, chocolate, coffee, floral, good complexity in the body, long resin notes on aftertatse, robust.
Dohny (282) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of Gurthnar. Dark brown color with tan head. Aroma of chocolate, dark fruits and citrusy. Medium body, average carbonation. Flavor of roasted malts and big bitterness.
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Gurthnar (2253) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 16, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from my Secret Santa Sabine. Many thanks! Aroma cascade, grassy, citrusy. Pitch black colour. If aroma did not betray the darkness, the taste definitely does. High bitterness, fruity grassy resiny hops flavour, but at the same time harmonic roasted flavour. Very good.
Minkenbraeu (12) - GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: chocolate, coffee, roasty, floral
Appearance: black colour, frothy, light-brown head
Taste: medium sweetness, very bitter
Palate: medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, bitter finish!
HammerTroll (625) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 10, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pitch black, medium to big sized tan head. Grassy hops aroma, some pine and fruits. Big bitter kick, smokey, even a touch of bacon. Long roasty and bacony finish. Medium body, soft carbonation, creamy. More than nice.
Psytron (1412) - Turku, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Smell of hops, ash. Black colour, high dark brown head. Aroma of hops, tar, ash, alcohol, licorice. Very bitter. Ashy dry palate. Flat carbon.
ThreeCats (615) - ISRAEL - JAN 3, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black with a large mocha head. Aroma piney and flowery with a subtle roasty note. Taste hoppy and sharp with a roasty note that’s subtle at first and growing more pronounced on palate. Quite good.
zvikar (3881) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at Stas’ place. Thanks Vova. Pours opaque black with a huge head, aroma of honey, marmalade, caramel and orange, flavor is sweet with orange and coffee, medium bodied.