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Cavalier Angsty Hopster Black Coffee IPA

Cavalier Angsty Hopster Black Coffee IPA
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Brewed by Cavalier Beer
Style: Black IPA
Brunswick, Vic, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Collaboration with Proud Mary.
Pitch black, big Ecuadorian coffee & hop aromas, black IPA roast malt.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (3333) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
On tap at Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from June 2013. Lots of coffee in both flavour and aroma. Pretty handy beer this one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 1, 2014
Dark brown, thin head. Big weedy aroma, with fairly strong coffeeish note. There is a fair bit of coffee up front, and then lots of hop bitterness, light leafy character. While not 100% effective -there isnít a lot of harmony between the hops and the coffee- it is a natural extension of the black IPA theme.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lunkie (1401) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2013
Coffee chemical malt aroma. Dark brown colour with great head and lacing. Coffee sour malt flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanvenlo (1225) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2013
Village Brasserie ontap (29-Aug-13) Resin roasted coffee and light choc malt. Black colour, thick brown head and solid sheet lacing. Pine coffee malt flavour. Bitter stark roast choc coffee finish with a resin herbal hop, along with a hint of nutty aftertaste. Doesnt seem to deliver the right balance of flavour and feel,... a bit stark and lacks finesse.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rangi (567) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 27, 2013
Nice bitter coffee aroma and flavor throughout the beverage backed up just enough with the roast malts. Pure black poor. Nice enough beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (1909) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2013
Pours very dark brown with a small off-white head. Nose shows roasted coffee, sweet crystal malt, soft roasted malt, piny and resinous hops. Tempting. Quite similar flavours, a good mix of coffee and roasted malt along with more pine. Seems to finish a bit abruptly though. Body feels a bit watery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sevenlee (1298) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2013
On tap at the Brasserie in Melbourne. Pours very dark with a light brown head. Aroma is malt, fruit, coffee, chocolate and some roastiness. Taste is light to medium sweet leading to a dryish finish. A little watery for my taste. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
LesArgen (200) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 7, 2013
This was called simply the Black Coffee IPA, but I assume itís the same beer - bought on tap from the Prince Wine Store Essendon. The aroma was an intoxicating mix of coffee, grapefruit and smoke. In the mouth it was more hoppy, but the same basic elements were there. Perhaps the only knock on it is that the palate was a little thin. A really nice drop, and Iím kind of regretting that I shared my 1l squealer with a friend

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stew41 (1736) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - JUN 2, 2013
Crazy nose - think lifted tropical fruits more at home in a pale ale. Coffee and roast is very subtle in the palate. Indeed tough to pick at all. Just faint roast to finish. Drinks really well but i donít think it really delivers as it might or should have.


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