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

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Birra scura brassata seguendo il dogma della luppolatura in continuo, con un’eretica speziatura di pepe nero indiano, coriandolo e scorza d’arancia amara.

STILE: BlackAle
LUPPOLO: HBC369


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piero1987 (660) - Iglesias, - NOV 18, 2012
Black color with ivory head. Spicy aroma, pepper and coriander. At palate spicy flavour is stronger than hop bitterness.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerheart65 (1000) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Black, thin off-white head, some lacing. Aroma has salty licorice, coffee. Light with low carbonation, spicy and interesting flavor, medium body. Ok, tasty and nuanced.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mile (2940) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle (6%). Dark brown, average and mostly diminishing light brown head. Moderate to full, malty and sweetish aroma, light caramel and some roasted malt, some spiciness (coriander, pepper) and light hoppyness. Body is medium to full, malty and sweetish flavor, light caramel and roasted malt with some spiciness, light hoppyness. Finish is average to long, malty and lightly sweetish - sweetish, light caramel and roasted malt - faint burnt malt, sharp peppery spiciness, light -some citrus - piney hoppyness. BIPA with pepper and coriander - not for me.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (12541) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottled at Winston Fest. Dark opaque black color, good beige head. Grassy, berryish aroma. Medium-bodied. Very berryish sweet flavor. Light coffee. Not hoppy enough. Off flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (2070) - FINLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown, black really. Initial whiff had some green citrus hoppyness, but after that’s subdued, there’s a strong black peppercorn, light roasty aroma left. Pretty interesting actually. Body soft, smooth, medium full. Creamy almost. Has sweetness, bitters, roasted malts and some milkshake. Good black papper is something I really enjoy. With the hops, this gives a real nice light citrusy, cedary resinous sweet black pepper aroma, similar to roasting, say, a good tellicherry. Real nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sarpa (857) - FINLAND - JUL 21, 2014
Tap @ Tuulensuu. Pours black with a thick beige head. Dark malts, black pepper in the aroma. Sweet malty, bitter, some pepper in the flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
12th July 2014
Leaking bottle. Opaque dark brown - black beer. Good bubbly pale tan head. Palate is airy and crisp and semi dry. Minerals, Mild dark malts with mild unsweet dark chocolate. Very light peppery spice. Hops are a very mild orange marmalade. Light dry finish. It’s an okay for a dark ale but very hop light for a CDA.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (938) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2014
shared bottle. poured a dark brown / black colour with a tanned head. roasted malts, pine hops, citrus, bitter chocolate, spiced finish, coffee, nice smooth mouthfeel, nice balanced beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (6663) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Draught at the Tuulensuu, Tampere, Finland. Black colour with a small creamy tan head. Berries, mild hops and some sweetish malt in the aroma. The flavour is roasted malt, sweetness, mild bitterness and some hops. Drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3175) - Radom, POLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Bardzo dobre piwo ciemne IPA po wlosku. Piana moze ne za wielka ale glebia czarnego koloru i zapach chmielny i aromatyczny. Smak palony wytrawny i goryczkowy, troche pieprzowy i ogolnie przyprawowy. Goraco polecam. Swietne piwo i ladna etykieta.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (3485) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - MAY 6, 2014
Cacao, coffee, tea, vanilla and some nice but mild resin and pine hops. Soft carbonation fits the smooth bitterness. Drinks well, slightly warming. Nice soft sweet cacao aftertaste. Enjoyable beer in a great beer style. Add a touch if dry hop aroma and it would be great. (33cl bottle from Saveur Bière)


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