drsandman (310) - New York, USA - SEP 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours brown black with light brown head. Aroma is cocoa, smokey ashtray, faint must, coffee, smokey pine. Flavor is light sweet, faint funk, bitter pine hop. Med body and carbonation.
markducommun (208) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark, clear brown. Light tan head. Slightly funky, smells slightly of a secondhand smoke-filled apartment. Some roasted coffee grounds. Dry bitterness, some sweetness. Thick body, chewy. Acidic. Very nice.
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Countbeer (4425) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Served in a Duvel glass:
Medium to bigger sized somewhat airy creamy beige foamy head on top of a black colored beer.
Aromas of some yeast (light light brett tone), liquorice and bay leaf, light roast, some manure, some malty caramel tones and a funky edge.
Flavours are a smooth mix of roast, bitters, bay leaf, some malt roast, light coffee, light creamy, herbal toast/roast, some light yeasty tones and a toasty caramel tone.
Aftertaste is malty, bitter, light roasty, light bay leaf and some caramel.
Low carbo, creamy to silky mouthfeel, meeium to fuller bodied and a light silky creamy light oily light spiced texture.
Very nice, balanced, smooth and tasty. Guess those are the most important things we people look for in a beer... Anyways, I am enjoying this one!
danlo (1164) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
1 pt 6 fl oz bottle. Black-brown colour, frothy beige head leaving some lacing and aroma of roast malt, coffee, chocolate, cream, fruity hop. Taste is sweetish roasted malt, with caramel, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, yeast notes and tangy grapefruit bitterness. Foamy mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, roasted dry spicy bitter finish. Very drinkable black IPA.
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 2, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured clear black color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted malt, chocolate, earthy hop with a small sour aroma. Medium to full body with a dry slick texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy dark bittersweet & sour flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet & sour finish of moderate to long duration. This is a very good complex beer.
graham_murphy (286) - - JAN 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Solid black IPA. Not overly sweet but there’s plenty of coffee and chocolate in the malt. Floral, pine tastes from the hops - a little citrus but wouldn’t mind a bit more.
tripelthreat (190) - Soquel, California, USA - JAN 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Reddish dark brown body with a medium beige head that is gone fairly quickly. Nose is grassy with some roast, coffee and chocolate, and earthy. Taste is mildly bitter and moderately sweet. Flavor is like the nose, with lots of roast and chocolate. Grapefruit bitterness is in the background and a light brett influence. On the full side of medium with a dry finish. Good.
Idiosynkrasie (3805) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
650ml bottle. Quasi black colour with average to huge, thick, frothy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, tan head. Floral hoppy, floral yeasty aroma, mildly bretty, dark malty basis with hints of orange. Taste is minimally sweet dark malty, hints of roast and chocolate merge into floral hoppy and floral yeasty, bretty notes, a touch of orange; still complex floral, chocolately finish, soft palate. A Black IPA with focus on the yeasty, not on the hoppy flavours. Absolutely successful.
teorn88 (1923) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bottle. It pours a deep brown body with a A brown beer with a tan head. Aroma is malts, grass and chocolate. Taste is quite sweet with notes of malts, violets and chocolate. Dry bitter finish. Rather good
swoopjones (5889) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Black pour medium bodied. Roasty chocolate in both Roma and flavor. Did not gather much bretty here. mainly roast and chocolate. Good flavor good beer