Rune (10530) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
100ml, tap at CBC. Dark brown body, diminishing fawn-coloured head. Black and brown malts to the nose, some hints of dark fruits, too. Figs, anise and dark malts in flavour added by subdued fruity hints. Dry malt-bitter ending. Likable (Copenhagen, 11.05.2012).
Plovmand (7485) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at CBC. Pours black with a medium creamy tan head. The aroma is light hoppy and fruity. The flavour is roasted malty, liquorice, fruit and light chocolate. Not that hoppy for a Black IPA but nice anyway.
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt citrus, grapefruit, light coffee and chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, citrus, peach, grapefruit, coffee and chocolate.
jackl (6691) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ CBC. Deep brown color with a massive thick tan head. The nose is spicy chili chocolate, some roasted malts. Wood and grassy hops. Hints of cinnamon and general spices. The taste is smokey chocolate milk shake. Thick. Accents of pepper. Light lactose and yeast. Full bodied, viscous and lightly prickly. Overall, a nice black IPA from a brewery I had been looking forward to trying.
anders37 (21720) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a dark brown black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma hoppy hints. Roadyed malty hoppy bitter chocolate flavor. Has a roadted malty hoppy bitter finish with hints of licorice.
thewolf (11844) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ CBC, 2012.
Pours ruby red to black with a small, creamy, off-white head. Good lacing. Aroma has citric hops, coffee, roasted malts, soft cocoa. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy palate. Flavour is soft, roasted, chocolate, sharpish hops, light coffee. Very, very bitter finish. Nice.
chrisv10 (14136) - DENMARK - MAY 22, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration, 2012. Black with big beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, citrus and grapefruit. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, medium sweet, hops, little dry, little grapefruits, little liquorice and medium bitter.
Rasmus40 (15785) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
CBC. Almost black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, heavy chocolate and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. Smooth and oily. 110512
Travlr (19567) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft courtsy of the crew, thank you gentlemen! Very dark brown, small creamy head. Aroma of coffee grounds on toast. Taste is similar, with a bitter finish. Not bad.
madmitch76 (20823) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
11th May 2012
On tap at CBC, Copenhagen. Very dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Light crisp and minerally palate. Very mild dark malts, not a lot of hops. Comes across as a Schwarz more than a Black IPA.