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


on tap

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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.

STILE: BlackAle

sblsimone85's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sblsimone85 (375) - USA - APR 18, 2013
Grandiosa black ipa dal profumo molto luppolato e fruttato, agrumato. In bocca molto piacevole. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (1940) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2015
Bottle a black colored beer with a white head aroma roasted malts spices pepper and hops flavor roasted malts spices fruits smoke pepper and hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (36244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy dark with a huge off white head. Aroma is roasted and dense fruity. Toasted and caramelish. Light herbal bitter. Dark roasted and bitter. Dark roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (2241) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2015
Flaska från Saveur Bieré. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, svart peppar, rostade toner, svagt kaffe, mjölkchoklad med toner av svartvinbär och lakrits. Fruktig, rund och len, torr, annorlunda smaker, lätt kropp men fyllig, tydlig beska med smak av citrus och grapefrukt. Spännande!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (6160) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 5, 2015
12oz bottle at IL Santo Bevitore pours a water deep brown with some spitty white head. Nose has some toast and some clear black peppercorn, dried leaves, raisin, pencil lead. Flavor has malt, some molasses, bread dough, light pepper, a little weak coffee. Watery finish. Everything can be amped up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sissio (959) - 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 (85) - - 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 (1483) - 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 (3764) - 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 (4203) - Reval, 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 (11554) - 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!

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