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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   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).


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2651) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 29, 2012
On tap at TFOB. Appearance: pitch black, medium yellow head. Aroma: coffee, lots of hops, yeast, quite rich, molasses. Flavour: a little chocolate at first, tons of hops, nice & sharp, coffee with a long bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (1222) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 27, 2012
Pours cola black with an initial foamy tan head that stays as a light covering. Medium lacing. Aromas of roasted malt, coffee and piney hops. Creamy mouth with medium carbonation. Nice effort.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (966) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2012
341ml bottle
5.7% ABV
I tried this beer on July 20, 2012 at "Bar Volo" in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The beer poured a cola black colour with a cola brown creamy head that lingered. The aroma was roasted malt, west coast hops, and some caramel notes. The mouthfeel was medium to full bodied with medium carbonation. The flavour was roasted malt, citrusy hops with grapefruit notes definitely present.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (5945) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 2, 2012
Bottle [341ml]. Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a large long-lasting foamy beige head. Good lacing. Aroma of roasted malt and piney hops along with some notes of coffee and chocolate. Flavour’s quite bitter, with lots of piney/resiny hops, along with plenty of roasted malt, some coffe and chocolate. Dry finish. Medium bodied, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Quite good, a nice example of the style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 26, 2012
Bottle at home, thanks to Dany! Pours clear black, with a moderate tan head and spotty/ropey lacing. Nose is soapy spicy hops, lots of grapefruit and light roast. Further nosing is rewarded with notes of fennel/aniseed, and dry chocolate. Flavours are very potent, big and roasty and full, lots of soap and spice, along with grapefruit and round bitterness. Very flavorful and balanced. Maybe the best beer of the night so far!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - JUN 26, 2012
Pours black with a tall beige head. Strong hop aroma with some chocolate to it. Very strong malty toasted flavor. Coffee and chocolate. Although I do loose the hops in the palate.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (1671) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 20, 2012
Bottle 341ml. Pours black with huge creamy beige head. Very nice lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, almost coffeesque, citrus, sweet. Taste is of citrus, roasted malt, sweet. Very bitter finish. Overall: Very good. Firm bitternesss. Refreshing, drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lefossoyeur (444) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 9, 2012
Pitch black with a huge frothy off-white head, lasting forever, very good looking beer! Nice mix of aromas, with citrus, pine and bitter chocolate combining nicely. Medium to full body, a good dose of roastiness at first, then a great resinous bitterness coats your palate and ends on a roasted cereal finale. Very nice blend of all the flavors and long aftertaste. Top class Black IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4102) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 25, 2012
pours almost black with a frothy beige head, very good retention and lacing. tons of roastiness, smoke, dark fruits, loads of citrus esters, pine notes too, resin. fizzy and soft carbonation, medium body, quenching, hint of sweetness with nice citrus-floral medium long hoppy finish. very nice brew!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 23, 2012
Bouteille 341ml. De couleur noire et opaque. Nez de malt rôti, de café espresso, moyen-léger de houblon herbeux (herbes fraîches) avec des notes de chocolat. Moyennement rond een bouche avec un pétillement moyen et une texture léger-moyen crémeuse. Goût de malt rôti accompagné de notes fruitées (zeste d’agrumes) lors de l’entrée en boucbew auquel se rajoute rapidement un goût de malt assez rôti avec des notes de chocolat noir ainsi que des traces de pain grillé. parallèlement viennent s’installer un goût de café noir aisni qu’une moyenne amertume de houblon herbeux frais pour y dominer la finale. Post-goût long et aux notes asséchantes, moyennement amer de rôti, de houblon herbeux et moyen de café.


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