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eXcalibur Black IPA

Brewed by Brouwerij Anders
Style: Black IPA
Halen, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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Brewed for De Bieradviseur shop.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Eastwood (16) - - AUG 3, 2014
Cerveza ipa negra belga. No tiene el amargor de otras ipas. Pero cerveza más que correcta. Trago largo, poco densa, solo 6 grados. Al que le encanten las ipa’s le dejará un poco indiderente, pero su sabor tostado y ligeramente lupulado es interesante

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (951) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 2, 2014
Botella de 75 cl via brujas. Black ipa bastante dulce y con sabores quemados y tostados algo mas apreciables al final, después de coger temperatura. No esta mal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (2672) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 1, 2014
Taste this 2 times from bottle 33 cl. Light black color, with abeige head. Aroma: fruits, berries, ops, some roasted malts. Medium body Taste: light roast malts, berries, hops, spice note, light smoke and roast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tselloufc88 (132) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2014
From the bottle shop, Brugge. Pitch black in appearance with a coffee coloured head. Aroma is if pineapple and tropical fruits mixed with a touch of roasted malt. Taste is medium bitter, some fruit in there with a slightly sour after taste. It smells pretty good and tastes decent, It’s pretty refreshing too but lacks some balance compared to other black IPA’s out there.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mainuh_man (127) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2014
0.33L bottle. Pours black with a relatively small, tan head. Super nice hop aroma. Spruce, resin, herbs and overripe fruit (almost like childs antibiotic amoxicillin). Beer is almost immediately bitter, with only the slightest amount of malt..Citrus and herby hops linger, and roasted malt bitterness is added to this. Not much malt to balance this one off. Sharp but minimal carbonation, with a medium body and slick mouthfeel. Overall, really amazing hop aroma, but not very good hop or malt flavor, and bitterness really dominates. A fairly unidimensional beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle, bought @ Hopduvel, Belgium. Pours deep brown to black with a small, staying, creamy beige head. Aroma has citrus, mild raisins, roasted malts. Medium carbonation, very dry and fairly light mouthfeel. Flavour has roasted malts, citrus hops, mild chocolate. Good roasted bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kr1zz (102) - - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle from Prik & Tik Marlou Zonhoven. Caramel aroma and a touch of black chocolade and tropic fruit. My first black IPA and it didn’ disappoint me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4425) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized dark brownish yellow beige colored foamy head on top of a black beer. Aromas of roast, hops, chocolate, some coffee, some liquorice, citrus, light spicy and some pine. Flavours of roast, hops, some chocolate and some lighter liquorice tones, floral tones, bitters, citrus, light citrus tarty tone, pine, grass and herbs. Good bitter roasty cotrus tones! Aftertaste is a mix of malt roast, some chocolate, some coffee, herbs, bitters and some grassy tones. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium to lightly fuller bodied and a creamy texture. Basic BIPA, or at least what and BIPA should be like! This one is balanced and easy drinkable! And good on all fronts! Very nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
Bottle split at Bruce’s pad, thanks to the king of Croydon, 27/03/14. Light black with a moderate faded tan swirl. Nose is jammy berry fruits, Ribena berry, subtle hop bill, pine, light roast. Taste comprises light roast, Ribena berry tang, earthy hops, pinch of spice, light smoke and roast. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough CDA..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Paul. Pours dark brown with a creamy, khaki head. Burnt leaves and pine in the nose, a bit of toasted bread, grapes. Medium sweet flavor with gummy candies, grapes, bread, subtle roast and chocolate. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish with more ripe, dark fruits, berries, grapes, light cocoa. Fairly tasty though a bit one-dimensional.

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