kermis (7120) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sampled at Rose Red. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of licorice, roast, dark chocolate and grassy hops. Flavor is moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.
ruigo (1622) - PORTUGAL - FEB 5, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle. Deep brown colour with a fluffy generous beige head. Licorice, molasses, roast, coffee and citrus in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is bitter, with some fruity sweet notes and a dry roasted finish. Overall, a nice beer.
wekker84 (1910) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle a black colored beer with a white-off head aroma roasted malts dakr fruits spicy coffee and hops flavor roasted malts spicy coffee citrus fruits some earth and a bitter hoppy finish
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - JAN 30, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Flavor is nice, full bitterness in your face at the first sip. When the beer warmed up, more complex flavors start to show and beautifully combine the two characters of malts and hops
teorn88 (3630) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Backlog rating. 33cl bottle from IP trade. It pours a dark brown color with a medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, licorice root, dark chocolate and piny hops. Taste is medium bitter roasty and fruity. Notes of apricots and mango, pine cones, coffee, dark chocolate and roasted wood. Medium body with good carbonation. Overall, good BIPA
madchemist83 (170) - USA - DEC 14, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Roasty, citrus, coffee, dark chocolate, alcohol in the nose. Huge tan head, dark brown. Some lacing. Very clean slightly bitter finish. Well balanced.
Beerhunter111 (11040) - Hasborn, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from trade with ElManana. Sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit ordentlicher beiger Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig, grasig, hopfig, etwas Kaffee. Geschmack zunächst sehr hopfig fruchtig, grasig, im Mittelteil bitterer Kaffee, im Abgang viel Kaffee, Espresso, lecker!
TET (2160) - FINLAND - NOV 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A colabrown beer with a big and beige head. The nose has roastiness, coffee and fresh citrusfruits. Taste is strongly roasted, nice bitterness, some citrusfruits. The end is dry and roasted, coffee and some herbs. Medium bodied, quite strong carbonation. Good balance, roasted black IPA.
MrHangover (3302) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a rich dark brown, almost black beer with a big tanned head on top. Aroma is malty, loads of licorice and molasses, light grapefruit touches and no yeast detected. One of few Belgian beers without that yeasty aroma. Flavor is nice, full bitterness in your face at the first sip. When the beer warmed up, more complex flavors start to show and beautifully combine the two characters of malts and hops. Lovely licorice presences in the middle, followed by a caramel sweetness, all backed up by a big hoppy, bitter base flavor. Long bitter aftertaste. Very well balanced, good stuff!
tricksta_p (2079) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma of sightly roasted malt, hint of tropical fruit, caramel, grapefruit, some coffee and chocolate, hops. Flavour is moderate sweet with a moderate bitter finish. Not the most extreme Black IPA, but definitely a nice beer.