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Great Heck Black Jesus

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Brewed by Great Heck
Style: Black IPA
Goole, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; Regular and occasionally on cask.

Black as the coal mined from beneath the brewery Black Jesus is a black IPA brewed with biblical quantities of premium American hops and special dehusked German roasted malt. A second coming for the church of the IPA. Enjoy with Chocolate, cold meats or just loaves and fishes.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (2047) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016
Gravity cask at the 2016 Cambridge Beer Festival. Properly black - OK dark brown but just - with a creamy tan head and an impressive amount of natural carbonation. Over-roasted coffee competes with pine needles and turpentine for the aroma. Bitter taste with fruitiness of the hop dominating. Taste is slightly acrid due to the intensity of the roasted malt but I can live with that.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evilkniamhel (352) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2016
Bottle from appellation wines. Pours dark black. Nose of forest floor, bitter coffee, dark chocolate and pine resin. The American hops come through on the palate, along with roasted malts. A lovely balanced black ipa.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koshack (1181) - Gdañsk, POLAND - DEC 26, 2015
Ciemno brunatne, z przebłyskami. Piana drobna, beżowa, opada zostawiając ślady na szkle. W aromacie palność i żywica. Amerykański chmiel. Łuska od słonecznika. Wszystko co powinno być w Black IPA. Słodkawe nuty w aromacie. W smaku dość wytrawne, słodycz ustępuje miejsca goryczce w posmaku. Palone, czekoladowe, dużo słodsze w aromacie niż w smaku. Alkohol lekko grzeje w przełyku. Bardzo przyjemne.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
themightyjag (375) - - DEC 22, 2015
330ml bottle from The Beehive. Good sized cream head, nice little lacing. Dark black body. Nose is coffee, chocolate milk, roasted nuts. Flavour is sharp spicy hops, roasted nuts then big coffee flavour which carries on to the finish and lingers a long time. Milky chocolate plays around the edges. Rich, smooth, creamy mouthfeel, light carbonation. Delicious, luxurious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PiwnyMarek (737) - Lomza, POLAND - DEC 18, 2015
Fajne. Typowa Black IPA. Zarówno w aromacie, jak i w smaku. Wygląd średni.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (1062) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 14, 2015
Bottle. Pour is black with a thin head, aroma is toffee, caramel. Taste is roast malts, burnt coffee, bitterness, light zing, metallic. I’m assuming that the hops have faded because there’s not much there, decent nonetheless

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (1677) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2015
Cask at Leeds Brewery Tap. Near black with a finger of tan head. Light aroma but taste is a very strong hit of big coffee and chocolate chip cookie maltiness and plenty of fruity, citrussy hops. Almost a hoppy stout. A nice cask BIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theprof (380) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015
Opaque black, thin tan top. Smells of prune and other fruits, dates, maybe, with a faint hint of chocolate. Tastes of licorice and raisin and wholemeal bread. Long savour, a pleasant tang. Recommended

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rafax (57) - POLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle. Dark brow with beige head, short lacing. Aromas of roasted malts with some notes of chocolate and hopes behind. Full, rich, creamy body with very nice bitterness finish. Very robust black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mzaar (2604) - Varberg, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2015
Flaska från Utobeer, London. Nästan helt svart öl med ett beigt skum. Dofter av choklad, rostad malt, grillkol, kaffe och lätt lätt av citrus. Smakinslag av kaffe, tall, lakrits, choklad och kakao. Medelkropp. Salt och torr avslutning. Riktigt snygg beska, väl uppbackad av en lätt sötma.


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