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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Cask, occasional;


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (3616) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle thnx to martin Pours dark brown, almost no head Smells rather sweet Taste is bit bitter, some coffee notes, rather sweet, You get some bitterness, but its not very intence ... Doable, but the yukima was way better to me

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (11430) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle tasting at Cafe Abseits, Bamberg, during Jolly to Bamberg 2014. Deep amber/brown beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy grassy aroma, biscuits, roasted, hay, caramel, tar, chocolate, fruity, metal notes. Hoppy roasted flavor, caramel, coffee, licorice, dark chocolate, nice bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (1710) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle from Bier Huis, Ossett. Very dark red. Thin, tight, tan head. Milk chocolate. Some coffee. Light gianduja nuttiness. Taste is chocolate sweet, then cocoa dry. Some unripe, red fruit bitterness balances things out. Creamy palate. Dry, long, bitter finish. Good tackle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
Day 2 of the post Xmas Bamberg Jolly, Cafe Abseits Tasting big thanks to Fergus for spreading the CDA love, 25/01/14. Dark mahogony brown with a moderate light beige covering that thins to a pond/swirl. Nose is pine, earthy hops, bitter tropicals, cocoa powder. Taste comprises earthy cocoa, light roast, pine resin, bitter grapefruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, grassy skunky hop closure. Solid enough CDA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14104) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle at Cafe Abseits. Tasting. Dark brown thin collar of bubbles. Hoppy black ipa aroma. It’s ok if you like ipa black. It’s ok

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2014
Several ill-advised cask tulips, Beer Emporium, Bristol, 17-18/01/14. Very deep mahogany tinted with ruby. Slim beige neck. Black choc Quality St strawberry ceramics (creams) aroma. Bittersweet gritty strawberry cream flavour. Excellent good dry bitter cocoa finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (6521) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol, 6/1/2014. Near black with a slight, off-white head. Big, hoppy aroma with a touch of balancing fruit cake sweetness and trace of roasted malts. Flavour had plenty more orange, cherry and dark fruits, black coffee, some dense, bready malts and a dryish finish. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElectroMod (126) - - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle from Y Delyn Wine Bar, Mold. Pours super dark brown with a thin but long lasting beige head. Coffee and hops dominate on the nose. Flavour is interesting; coffee, burnt toast and hops. Nicely carbonated and slightly oily mouthfeel. Tasty!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16098) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
15th December 2013
Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Palate is dry and crisp. Mellow dark malt, touch of lactose and roast. Smooth piney hops and a tiny bit of citrus. Finishes dry with a mildly bitter aftertaste of malt roast and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8309) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle. Black with a beige foam. Aromas are coffee and oats with coal and pithy grapefruit. Earthy with pepper and smoky notes. Nutty with cocoa nibs and light pine. Flavours are gritty and earthy coffee with pithy grapefruit and green pine. Herbal with bitter dark chocolate and dark berries. Dark and juicy.


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