Brewed by Birrificio Indipendente Elav
Style: Black IPA
Comun Nuovo (BG), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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Birra scura brassata seguendo il dogma della luppolatura in continuo, con un’eretica speziatura di pepe nero indiano, coriandolo e scorza d’arancia amara.

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Piero1987's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piero1987 (686) - Iglesias, - NOV 18, 2012
Black color with ivory head. Spicy aroma, pepper and coriander. At palate spicy flavour is stronger than hop bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sissio (867) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JUN 27, 2015
On tap in Bergamo. Dark chocolate brown, hazy with brown head. Roasted caramel warm notes with aromatic hops and spices. Cocoa, chocolate and licorice, some toffee and hops. Really nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jananise (84) - - APR 27, 2015
Tried on tap. Colour is hazy dark brown/black. Aroma is roasted malts, pine resin, citrus and chocolate. Taste is bitter roast malts, dark berries, mild chocolate with a spicy, pepper aftertaste. Strong bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirstyrabbit (1411) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 27, 2015
Bottle. BB 25.11.16. Dark body, medium to small head. Timid aroma with dark roast and vague hops. Taste is kind of bland. Since the label says it has pepper in it and depicts a drawing of witch burning I was preparing myself for a really extreme spicy beer. Not the case. Almost no pepper found. Well, if I know what too look for then I can detect minuscule amounts of pepper. Hoppiness is barely adequate for the style. Despite all that it’s still a pretty nice and easygoing dark ale, just not hoppy/spicy enough to be called a pepper BIPA. Might be a disappointment to some.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (3526) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2015
33cl bottle from Drink Shop, Tallinn. Pours hazy very dark brown with a modest, creamy, beige head. Malty and fairly hoppy aroma with pine, citrus and moderate roasty notes, mild chocolate, hints of dark berries and spices. Medium sweet and somewhat complex with nicely balanced bitterness and lightly spicy finish. Easy to drink and quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (3830) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 14, 2015
330ml bottle. Very dark brown almost black color. Small size, yellow head, stays. Sweet, hops, spicy, malty, roast, minty notes in aroma. Roasted malts, ashy, black pepper powder, nettles in taste. There is some black pepper spicyness in very late aftertaste. Woody body. Soft carbonation. Alcohol is very well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10321) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 10, 2015
Trübes sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit einer schönen leicht bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Vanillle, hopfig, leicht feurige Schärfe. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, hopfig, bitter, erst viel später kommt eine leichte Schärfe zum Vorschein, sehr interessant!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
danielecamo (773) - ITALY - JAN 26, 2015
In bottiglia. Aroma di pepe, liquiriza e caffè, non molto intensi. Al palato corpo medio, buona scorrevolezza, sentori di pepe all’inizio seguito da caffè ed erbaceo finale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (1464) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 24, 2015
0,33L bottle (from Drink Shop), BB 25.11.16. Pours dark brown with tan head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is berries, blackcurrant, roast. Flavor is sweet and bitter, roast, berries, pepper. Finish is pepper bitterness and roast. Overall: very nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LaViolette (115) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 22, 2015
Nice deep dark colour, nice nose, nice taste but nothing striking. Very pleasant to drink but not amazing. Well balanced bitterness though...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1741) - ESTONIA - JAN 17, 2015
Brown beer, tan head. Nose is roasty with black pepper hints, Flavor is papper, roast, chocolate, coffee. Finishes with pepper and surprisingly mild hops. Dry beer. Somewhat interesting. Shared by martjoobolut, thanks!

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