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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 262   ABV: 8.75%
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This New American Black Ale, our strongest signature beer, has the malt profile of a Schwartz Beer (German Black Lager) and the floral characteristics of an IPA. Saturated in hops, this intrepid style offers smooth dark toffee flavor without the roasted bitterness.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11114) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2011
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Cph.
Deep ruby red with a medium, staying, creamy, beige head. Aroma is fresh, grass and fruit on top of roasted and chocolatey malts. Light apple, peach and apricot in the front that are difficult to detect. Otherwise the aroma is fairly weak and subdued. Medium carbonation, kinda thin and very dry. Flavour is a bit weird, a herbal tobacco note creeps in, roasted, mild chocolate, dry and very bitter finish. Light vinious as well. Very interesting yet not really magnificent in any way.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - AUG 3, 2011
Nose is roasted malt, cough syrup, heavy bitter hops, pine, feel is mediumbroad, carb is mediumweak, taste is heavy bitter hops, pine, earth, tar,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldgrumpy (104) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2011
A great brew. Complex aroma and taste. Creamy and rich. Some coffee, dark fruit with a slight amount of smoke. One definately to share with a friend.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16289) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2011
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fresh fruity hoppy aroma with hints of caramel. Fruity malty caramel flavor with hoppy bitter hints. Has a dry malty hoppy bitter caramel finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark bruin black body with a roasty tan off white head. Aromatically roasty and hoppy. Dark malts, licorice, ink, toffee, and grass tone. Hints of pine and some paper tones. A piney hoppiness but feels a bit thin bodied and messy. Alright.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (2918) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2011
Brown bottle wrapped in paper, 1 pint 9 ounces, purchased at the Boston Wine Exchange, trip to the Boston Beer Summit with Luc Bourbonnière, savoured on April 24 2011; eye: mahogany, semi-opaque, really tiny ring of beige head, no lacing; nose: floral hops, roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, licorice; mouth: resinous hops, light fruity, roasted malt, toffee, dark chocolate, black coffee, licorice, malt, finale in resinous hops with presence of toffee, medium body, average carbonation, mildly bitter, lightly sweet, slight astringency, lightly oily texture; overall: quite good FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune enveloppée dans du papier, 1 pinte 9 onces, 8,75 %, achetée au Boston Wine Exchange, voyage au Boston Beer Summit avec Luc Bourbonnière, savourée le 24 avril 2011; œil : acajou, semi-opaque, très petit anneau de mousse beige, pas de dentelle; nez : houblon floral, malt torréfié, chocolat noir, café, réglisse; bouche : houblon résineux, léger fruité, malt torréfié, toffee, chocolat noir, café noir, réglisse, malt, finale en houblon résineux avec présence de toffee, corps moyen, bonne carbonatation, moyennement amère, légèrement sucrée, très légère astringence, texture légèrement huileuse; en résumé : bien bon

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - APR 22, 2011
Botella. Hazy deep amber colour, off-white like head. Aroma nis sweet and hoppy fruity with dark malts and caramel. Good mouthfeel. Sweet fruity caramel hoppy piney dark malty flavour, bitter, quite pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13231) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 8, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear dark brown - offwhite head. Roasted, fruity, sharpness, light alcoholic, ok hoppy, nutty, light oakey notes, light floral, caramel, hard roasted, light bitterness..

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (8864) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 5, 2011
Dark brown pour. Not much head. Aroma is sweet, like a barleywine and Black IPA had a baby. Flavor is sweet, medium hops, brown sugar, light citrus, brown sugar. Damn good. Thanks JW77.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6303) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 5, 2011
Bottle. Pours dark brown qith a medium tan head. The aroma is floral hops, citrus, caramel and some hard roasted malt. The flavour is hard roasted malt, fruity hops and liquorice.


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