Brewed by Dugges Ale & Porterbryggeri
Style: Black IPA
Landvetter, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (1688) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2013
Aroma: Smelling of bread, grape-fruit, pine resin and soap.
Appearance: A dark brown colored beer. A off-white head with some lacing and some curtains.
Taste: Tasting bread, grape-fruit, pine resin and citric peel.
Palate: Medium carbonation, a oily texture. A medium body with a very dry finish.
Overall: Extremly hoppy, not much black character.
Note: Bottle 330 ml. Reviewed 2013-09-19.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (3237) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2013
Pours dark wooden brown with a small frothy and creamy blackish beige head that slowly dissipates while leaving some sticky lacing on the glass. Smell is malty, fruity, herbal and floral with roasted malts, graham crackers, ammonium chloride, resinous wood, roquefort cheese, pine cones, grapefruit rinds, lemon peal, dark roast coffee, high cocoa content dark chocolate, lemon balm, dill, unripe tropical fruits and hints of chocolate covered cherries and freshly picked black currants. Taste is bitter, tiny salty, herbal, floral and tiny fruity with roasted malts, caramel, licorice fudge, ammonium chloride, fresh oily pine cones, resinous wood, gooseberries, lemon balm, dill, grapefruit, lemon and orange peal, heavy dark roast coffee, pure cocoa powder, chocolate cake, old cheese, pumpernickel bread, unripe mango, pineapple, dried black currants and freshly cut grass. Mouthfeel is soft, round, oily bitter, tiny astringent and medium bodied. Finish is bitter, herbal and floral with roasted malts, resinous wood, pine cones, lemon and orange peal, fresh dark roast coffee, grapefruit juice, gooseberries, lemon balm, freshly cut grass, bitter chocolate, black currant leaves, unripe tropical fruits and hints of dried flowers. Wow! I’m amazed by this simple yet majestic BIPA. For the first time in ages Dugges are impressing me a lot and I’m happy to see them win back my heart after what has seemed like the dark ages filled with mostly witch hunts, scurvy and bland seasonal bitters.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Peter_L (992) - SWEDEN - SEP 18, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2014 Flaska från Systembolaget. Svart vätska med gräddfärgat skum. Intensiv doft av tallbarr, kåda och grape. Hög beska med medellång eftersmak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ekstedt (5709) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle (33 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear deep chestnut, medium beige head. Piney, citric and perfumy hop aroma, some soft coffee roasted notes with hints of salmiak. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with firm bitterness. This is how I want my black ipas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fantti (759) - FINLAND - SEP 17, 2013
Pours pitch black with 1,5 finger muddy white and quite stable head. At first the aroma has a lot of tropical fruity notes with some citrusy in the back. Then the aromas of stout takes advantage: licorice, coffee and roastness. The roastiness is like grass has been burnt, this is actually quite strong and not so pleasant. Taste has a lot more stout notes than hoppy flavor. Coffee, herbs and roastiness are most dominant, under is little woody notes. Palate is medium, almost little too weak, before the hoppiness takes and fills my mouth. All in all, very IPA-like aroma, but very stout-like taste. Ok, but not my favourite black IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (1414) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2013
@ Färjan Helsingborg-Helsingör 14/9. Flaska som Filip fixat. Härlig doft och smak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (20452) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2013
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Clear dark mahogany colour, rich firm head. Rich aroma of black currant. Mid dry with solid body and rounded mouthfeel. Black currant and blackberries combines with licorice and chocolate. Really bitter finish. Really good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
circinus (241) - SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle 33 cl from Systembolaget. Black with beige head. Fresh hops, grassy, pine, roasted malt, nice bitterness, coffee. Medium body, medium carbonation, refreshing, nice bitter finish. Nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kingi (504) - - SEP 14, 2013
aroma is ipa with some roasted malt coming through. cola black with tan head. taste is medium bitterness light black beer flavour. light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k0mpsa (1490) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle from systembolaget, helsingborg. Almost black color, hint of red, big beige head. Nice little roasty hoppy aroma, some fruits. Little roasty malty body, hops, some licorice. Decent black ipa.

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