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Brewed by Brasserie de la Senne
Style: Black IPA
Brussels, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A collaboration brew between De La Senne and Luc "Bim" Lafontaine on his way to his new homeland - Japan.


Theydon_Bois' rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12925) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle split at Bruce’s Pad, thanks to our Ken, 12/06/14. Mahaogany brown with a moderate light beige covering that retains. Nose is light roast, Ribena berries, dark malt, perfumed aroma, tangy red berries. Taste comprises dark berry fruit, hoppy interlude, dusting of cocoa powder, Beena berries, light tropicana. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close. Solid enough CDA.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3977) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle in Brussels. Dark black body with small head. Nose of floral, fruits, ctirus. Taste of malts, fruits. Toasty. Enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3726) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 13, 2015
[ Bottle ][ 6oz ][ Tasting ][ $8 ][ Snifter ][ 04.17.15 ]
hazy sepia/chocolate, puffy white head laces well. Greener flavor than nose, light caramel malt and sticky coffee nose. heavy resin and pine up front in flavor, moderate paper oxidation bitterness through mid. Soft chocolate finish, light roast bitterness but muted overall, metallic and papery.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (7093) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy amber with an off white head. Mild roasted malts, light flowery notes, and light bitterness. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (11061) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle. Pours black tan head. Nose/taste of coffee, chocolate and light pine - light infection - medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (4954) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle. Brown pour with white head. Herbal, fruit and small dark malty aromas. Roasted, chocolate, herbal, a touch of sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (7880) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle. ark brown, cloudy, fine head. Nose of chocolate, minerals, a bit of citrus. Chocolate flavor, spicy and dry, dirty, earthy hops. Quite nice, but I guess it is past its prime.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15568) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle. A dense, two-finger dark beige head forms over a dark reddish brown body. The aroma has a faint Belgian touch I think, with roasted malts, licorice notes and some prunes. Some dark sugar too. It’s full-bodied and pleasantly carbonated, quite dry. Roasted malts, licorice, dried fruits and some yeast in the flavor, along with a nice bitterness. Lasting finish. Not your average Black IPA, but it’s nice anyway. 150524

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (6679) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with an off-white head. Aroma of floral notes, some citrus, some roasted notes, malt and fruitiness. Flavor is sweet and malty with some floral notes, citrus, roasted notes and ash. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9782) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, citrus, grape and peach. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long caramel, chocolate, citrus and grape finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Would love to try this fresh..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (2244) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2015
April 4, 2015. Bottle, bottled january 22, 2014 (over a year old..)
Dark brown with small dense tan head. Aroma is licorice, grass, roasted malts, apricot and pine. Taste is light to medium sweet with grassy and roasted bitterness. Medium bitter finish with grass, roasted malts and a touch of cheese. Medium bodied, average carbonation. It has aged quite well.


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