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

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 95   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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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).


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
milara (65) - Ste-Thérèse, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 15, 2014
UPDATED: APR 18, 2014 D’abord on voit une belle robe noire avec une mousse couleur moka consistante. Ensuite, c’est des aromes frais et fruités, on pense à un casseau de fraise! Au goût c’est une torréfaction douce comme un café Arabica. La finale est encore du côté café, pas très longue, mais juste assez pour inviter la prochaine gorgée.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
simardsam (168) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
Noire au col de mousse de couleur moka et épais. Nez de chocolat, café, herbacé et de champignon. Goût de torréfaction, de chocolat noir amer et terreux. Belle rondeur et belle amertume sèche en bouche, bien équilibrée.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickTheRick (528) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2014
Un "gushing" inattendu m’a pris au dépourvu dès l’ouverture de la bouteille, mais je ne peux pas me plaindre; une gigantesque mousse beige s’est créée dans le verre au-dessus d’une robe noire aux subtils reflets rougeâtres. Des arômes de céréales rôties, de café et de houblons herbacés explosent au nez, c’est très aguichant. En bouche, l’espresso et les houblons résineux sont en parfaite symbiose. Une sensation crémeuse fort agréable arrose le palais. Un autre coup de circuit pour cette brasserie presque sans failles.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CapFlu (4687) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 21, 2014
Pours a huge head frothy beige head atop a deep brown body. Nose is roasty and citrus, but the flavour is too sharp in its bitterness. Pretty average.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2368) - 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 (1319) - 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 (1133) - 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 (213) - 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 (1303) - 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 (1111) - 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.


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