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Brewed by Brasserie Dunham
Style: Black IPA
Dunham, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale rubis-noire d’inspiration américaine, qui allie la fraîcheur des houblons américains Centennial et Chinook à la richesse des malts anglais Marris Otter, Crystal, ambrés et torréfiés. Robuste, ronde et sêche à la fois. Le meilleur des deux mondes (IPA et Stout).


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2324) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle. Moderate malt notes of dark bread, toasted and mild coffee, moderate pine and resin for the hops, light dough and earth for the yeast, with a hint of charcoal. Head is huge, frothy turning rocky like tan whipped cream, with excellent lacing and is fully lasting. Color is very dark, yet sparkling, brown. flavor starts moderately acidic and finishes lightly acidic and a lengthy moderate to heavy bitterness. Palate is medium, slick with a lively to fizzy carbonation and a chalky finish. Nice dark and bready Black IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
WheatKing (1306) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 16, 2014
BeerAdvent 2013 Day 24. ...Merry Christmas? Pours Very Dark Brown, MASSIVE beige head. Nose is black pepper, roasted malt, grapefruit. Flavour is lemon, grapefruit, licorice. They say it’s a cross of an IPA and a stout but the soft peppery palate and appearance made it seem half Belgian, reminds me of De La Senne Zwarte Piet. Awesome stuff, I’m a sucker for this type of palate.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewturba (1072) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2013
Craft beer advent calendar. Pours a very dark brown with a little light shining through, a bit of sediment, large long lasting brown head that leaves quite a bit of lace on the the glass. Aroma is roasted malts, sweet chocolate, coffee, earthy and a touch of pine. Flavour is roasted malts, resin, coffee, pine, dark chocolate, and a medium-high bitterness with a bit of harshness to it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slimspady (196) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 27, 2013
Black pour with a 1 finger tan head. Dark, roasted malts, coffee, with a great hop kick. Mouthfeel is medium, oily, bitter. Nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinsenn (1136) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle. Black with a tan head. Aroma is roasty with citrus hops and licorice. Taste is much the same, with a highly bitter finish. Full body. Good black IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1108) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Rating #855 - December 24, 2013 - Beer 24 from the Craft BeerAdvent Calendar and a very merry Christmas beer this is. Pours a Québecois winter night black, with a bubbly tan head. Aroma is a violent clash between toasted malt, and floral piney hops. Taste is extremely hoppy, tempered with a pleasant coffee, chocolate, burnt sugar sweetness that disguises any alcohol on the palate and rounds out the hoppy bitterness, and is beyond refreshing. Unreal hoppy black beauty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2696) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
341ml brown bottle, Craft Beer Advent Calendar ’13. . Black pour, very heady - lots of beige foam on top, good lacing. Nose has some orange peel with a touch of chocolate, pleasant but not forceful. Taste has roast and chocolate. Finishes with mild earth, chocolate and roast malts with some medium bitterness. A good lighter abv black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1334) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 24, 2013
CBAC day 24.Pours a dark brown with a huge over carbonated brown head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, piney hops and earth... Quite pleasant. Taste is roasted malts, dark chocolate, cocoa and then a big shot of piney hops on the finish. Bitterness is nice and borders on being astringent bit balances well with the malts. Other than being highly carbonated out of the bottle this is a great beer once it settles in a glass.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4706) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 12, 2013
Advent 23. Too much head and it stays forever. Dark brown beer. Dusty old ale aroma. Brown ale flavour. Plenty of hops build from middle to finish. A bit of dusty Belgian quality as well. just fix the carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RumRunner101 (807) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 29, 2013
Black pour with a thick beige head. Aroma is bitter roast - chocolate, coffee, earth. Highly carbonated with dark, roasted malt flavours leading to a lingering pine bitterness. Quite bitter.


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