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

bottled
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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 117   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our imperial version of our Black IPA. Heavily hopped to 117 IBU’s with Centennial, Colombus, Nugget and Cascade hops. Notre version impériale de notre Black IPA. Lourdement houblonnée avec du Centennial, Colombus, Nugget et Cascade.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3609) - Longueuil, Quebec, - JAN 31, 2013
Bouteille de 341ml. Bière noire avec une mousse collante brune. Le nez est bien houblonné, 117 IBU ça parait. Il y a du chocolat et du rôti. La bouche est surprenante, très digeste, agréable et facile. Bonne amertume, bien équilibré par le malt. Les houblons sont résineux. Un succès.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (8690) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 27, 2015
341 ml bottle. Thanks to Timo A! Black color with a small tan head. Roasted malt, milky sweetness, coffee, mild bitterness and chocolate in the aroma. The flavor is hoppy bitterness, roasted malt, dark chocolate and ashy dryness. Bitterness stays. Balanced and tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shoulderbroken (2842) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 16, 2015
Tap at MLF. Very nice smell, classic black ipa, cocoa, roasty, pine, little bit of peppery spiciness. Taste is very nice too. More subtle than the aroma. Light chocolate and roast to start then the finish is hoppy, pine and citrus but with the chocolate still bubbling under. Hides the strength well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (955) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 12, 2015
Negro opaco y epsuma beis uniforme y duradera. Aromas de chocolate, vainilla, tostados, pino y, más ligero, fruta naranja. Cuerpo medio- alto. Sabor inicial achocolatado que pronto deja paso a un intenso y vibrante gusto del pino y fnial de amargor tostado y resinoso.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
venom666 (582) - Elche, SPAIN - AUG 3, 2015
Pith dense black color with sediments and a creamy brown head. Aroma has coffee, chocolate, pine needles and citrus, with a solid roasted malts backbone. Taste follows the aroma, very intense chocolate and coffee with strong pine and citrus characteristics. Really bitter aftertaste. Surely a solid DBIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
[7425-20150730] Tap. Light cola and plant aroma with a hint of friendly spices. Black body with a medium-lasting foamy tan head. Boozy bitter roasted grains flavour has a burnt wood background. Full body. Good. (8-/3/8/3/16) 3.8
(@ Volo, Toronto, ON)

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinsenn (1508) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle. Rich aroma of roasted grains, cherry, and licorice. Great taste, well balanced roasty fruity and bitter. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HKdIPA (469) - HONG KONG - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle from Le Marche des Brasseurs in Hull. Pitch black pour with minimal carbonation and little head. Aroma is coffee and dark roasted malts, dark chocolate, some pine hops. Taste is very bitter - coffee and roasted flavors more than hops, but there's some of that too. Rich palate but manages to stay light with the strong carbonation. Quite bitter but thought it would be way more so with 117 IBUs. Very solid example of a black IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2197) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 12, 2015
341 mL bottle. Jet black with a medium, light brown head. Awesome lacing. The aroma in very appealing - nice mix of roast and orange-y hops. Smells a little like those chocolate oranges. the flavour is not as big as the aroma would have you believe. Disappointing, but still, it’s appealing, Nice balance of the two worlds.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Flyguytruckguy (56) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 7, 2015
Huge rocky light brown, long lasting head with excellent lacing over a pitch black body.Heavy malty aroma of toasted grains, molasses, dark chocolate and black coffee with some grapefruit hops hiding in the mix. Excellent flavour of citrus followed by a bitter black chocolate, coffee, long lasting finish.Medium creamy body with lively carbonation and alcohol (8.6ABV) well hidden. Very nice indeed!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Franckg (526) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 18, 2015
Arômes trés puissant de malt rôti, bois cendré, café moka mais aussi de houblons rappelant les agrumes comme la mandarine et pamplemousse. En bouche, le goût fruité prend le dessus rapidement. C’est frais et très doux considérant le taux d’alcool. Les saveurs de torréfactions suivent rapidement et le tout s’harmonise parfaitement. L’amertume s’étire longuement en laissant sur les papilles des efluves de grains de café de noisettes et de pamplemousse. Sans la mention "impériale" sur la bouteille, on pourrait s’y méprendre tellement le liquide est souple, frais et l’alcool presque inexistante au goût et au nez.


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