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

bottled
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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Imanol (4) - - MAY 7, 2015 does not count
Cerveza de color negro oscuro con aroma a lupulo. Sabor intenso a stout nada mas entrar en boca y final de boca a ipa con profundo sabor a cascade que la da el amargor característico de las ipa perfecta para tomarse mas de una.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (3328) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle from Trembling Madness, York. This inky black beer has ruby red highlights and floral pine and grapefruit flavours, roasted and chocolate notes with a zesty citrus finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DanielBrown (4143) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Cask at Craven Arms, Birmingham. Unbelievably drinkable BIPA. Charcoal, chippings of roadside workings, delicious hoppy smoothness. And let’s mention the smoothness again: this beer is very smooth, plus the flavour lasts and lasts. Fantastic.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
androman (971) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2015
33cl bottle at home from Appellation Wines, Edinburgh. Body is nearly black, head is very small, off-white, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Nose is light roasty, aroma is pine, herbs, spices, wood, roasted malt. Light to medium sweet, medium bitter. Finish is interesting light herbs, medium lasting roasty bitter, watery side taste. Medium to full body, dry texture, soft carbonation. Easy, very tasty, great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Wenlock Arms London 06/09/13. A black beer with an off-white bubbly head. Slightly roasty in the nose but it’s mostly hops. Big grapefruity stuff with hints of coffee in the mouth. Lovely flavours. Very nice indeed. Quality.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rototo64 (57) - Mouguerre, FRANCE - OCT 31, 2014
Brasserie du North Yorkshire ,UK. Inconnue au bataillon,cette bière a attirée mon attention d’abord par son étiquette franchement réussie et surtout le nom, Black Jesus, donc, Lord Have Mercy !!! c’est une Black IPA, tout est dit.au service, une belle mousse crémeuse, fine ,qui disparait assez vite. Au nez ,c’est assez étrange, déroutant meme, alors en vrac, fruité, chocolat au lait, un peu café grillé, beurré (?!!),on s’attend en bouche à du sucré, du suave,et au début,c’est ça ..sauf que ça dure pas..ya Jesus qui se rebiffe, y tend pas l’autre joue,y sort le nunchak, le gonze, sbraaaaak dans ta face, l’amertume bien sentie te remet à ta place de pauvre pécheur...Bien sympa, parceque ça n’en fait pas une bière extrème pour autant, ça passe bien, trés bien meme, une belle réussite.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
niquillis (1835) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
On cask at Congress, Longton. Pours pitch black with a tan head. Hop smack aroma, smooth mouthfeel. Some smoke, hint of caramel. So much going on with this. Bloody marvellous but I did somewhat over do it, it ain’t a session ale at 6.5%....

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
imdownthepub (11473) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2015
Cask conditioned at Stratford upon Avon Beer Festival ’15. Black with cream head. There is a deep, dark roasted, full palate to the malts, charcoal hints with crispy toast then a strong, bittering chocolate note. Amongst all of this malty stuff going on there is a leafy, grassy, bittering hop character. Loads going on but not really that confusing. I liked this a lot and my beer of this Festival.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (2180) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle in the Head of Steam, Newcastle. Pours black with a cream head. Some good bitter hop piney flavour over some nice chocolate malt notes. Surprisingly refreshing. Tasty stuff. A fine black IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6278) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2013
August 29, 2013 - hand-pull cask at The Harp (Chandos Place). Black, light and oily-looking, small but long-lasting tan rocky head. Aroma and taste are very nice indeed - a little thick and slighy syrupy but NOT sweet - am actual hint of iodine along with the coffee/nutshell roast - and redolent with low-level lush dried grassy / floral / gently herbal bitterness, light alcohol. Taste follows, but a little more roast-assertive; rely soft and balanced. Slick mouthfeel, decent body, airy but not all that carbonated, medium finish were all elements fade at the same time. An Elegant beer.


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