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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Black IPA
Kamperland, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 377   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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EBC 70. EBU 60. stamwortgehalte 17,2.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gdt (6) - - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle from cafe frape. Pours black with almost no head. The nose has leather, caramel, and coffee. Mouth is hops, coffee and roasted chestnuts. The finish is bitter but not dry. Good beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RussianDragon (456) - - AUG 30, 2014
On tap at Pizzeria Paradiso Old Town. Pours an opaque dark brown with lingering beige head that leaves spotty lacing. Aroma is roasted malt and subdued hop bitterness. Flavor is same with an overall sweet malty character and mild citrusy hops. Medium bodied, active carbonation, and a bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Moolesen (191) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Black with a nice foamy beige head. Aroma of tar, citrus and fresh hops. Very nice rich taste which compliments the aroma. Smooth and lengthy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (2572) - Michigan, USA - AUG 7, 2014
330 ml bottle into tulip glass, best before 3/2015. Pours hazy very dark brown color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, pine, floral, grass, chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, light char, and floral/roasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops and roasted malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, floral, grass, dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, light char, and floral/roasted earthiness. Good amount of pine/roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, orange peel, pine, floral, grass, dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, light char, and floral/roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity and balance of citrus/pine hops and roasted malt sweetness; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and moderately sticky/chalky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice Black IPA. All around good balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops and roasted malt sweetness; and very smooth and crisp to drink for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oqnid (76) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
6 août '13 -->Black IPA noire, 8%, 330ml -couleur Rootbeer aux reflets auburn; mousse mince, beige -nez caramel, café (toffee), torréfaction, notes d'alcool -entrée veloutée, café, mocha (toffee) -ronde et copieuse -% ressenti mais approprié -amertume de café (telle une Imp Stout) -finale vanille/choco, café mocha; amertume persistante (café) Co=4 Arô=3 Am=4 Su=3 via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (2647) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Black pour from bottle at club wakonda. Black with bubbly small off white head. Rotten graham cracker malty and oily aroma. I hope I have an old or battered one. The ratings made thirsty for this and yet I sit here in horror each sip.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boozedude (1755) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle shared with brian sara..n pals at deck club w bar... Black pour with brown heaf...potent taste

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shark_Pants (171) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 24, 2014
Pours almost pitch black with a 2 finger beige head. Aromas of grapefruit and heavy malts with some dark chocolate. Tastes is as the smell suggests, with a lingering bitterness at the back end. Medium bodied. Black IPAs aren?t normally my thing but this isn?t too bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rhyshewer (71) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2014
Aroma: Toffee, Caramel, Mango Appearance: Black with ruby edges. Medium off-white head. Taste: Alcohol, slight astringency, slight sourness. Palate: Medium body, slightly creamy texture, soft carbonation and a hot, bitter finish. Overall: Smells lovely, taste doesn’t match; overpowered and under flavoured.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Calisky (629) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 21, 2014
Couleur brune sombre, petite mousse beige. Nez houblonné sapin citron, notes café malté. Gout chocolat noir, malt un peu grillé et houblonné sapin avec zeste agrume amer. Bonne amertume en fin de bouche et Bière douce en bouche. Un délice!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2284) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. A very dark brown-black beer with tart red fruit and citrus flavours, roasted coffee notes followed by a creamy pine finish. Excellent!


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