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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Black IPA
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smoked India Black Ale.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inbreak (2008) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 9, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 Old rating, 0,5l bottle @ home:
Fyldig sødmerik lukt med preg av mørk malt, frisk humle, gammal tjære, lakris, mørkt sukker, kaffi, mørk sjokolade, karamell. Lett fyldig tørr sødmerik smak med preg av mørk malt, humle, brent tre, tjære, lakris, svidd gummi, kaffi, gras, mørkt sukker, karamell. Middels bitterhet som set litt. God.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyBudgie (692) - SOLA, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2013
A tap Cardinal. Brown color with thin brown head. Nose is alcohol, some smokeypork, woody, malt and a thouch of caramell. Sweet flavour with more smokeyness, almost bacony, caramelmalt and a smokey alcoholic finish, dark brown beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, bacon, beach wood smoke, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of beach wood smoke, caramel, alcohol, and malt, leading to a dry smokey finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABS (449) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2013
Dark brown, lots of tan head which stays almost forever. Coffee, malt, dark chocolate, wood, slight hint of tonic aroma. Bitter, some sweetness. Good mouth feel. Moee similar to a well hopped brown ale than a black ipa to me. Good beer though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoringBard (139) - NORWAY - APR 30, 2013
Aroma of smoke, caramel and hops. Dark brown with offwhite head. Taste peated and hops. Thin mouthfeel and well carbonated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (2340) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 28, 2013
Fra fat på Cardinaltreff april-13: mild og rund til røykøl (?) å være. Stor ettersmak. denne likte jeg - må prøves fra flaske.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vadie (664) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 21, 2013
Coleur noir avec une grande mousse marron. Une arôme très interessante. D’abord, quand il reste encore de la mousse il y a une arôme de molasse avec du malt. Ensuite, après que la mousse est rétréci un peu, c’est un arôme très complexe. Je trouve du cantaloupe, rasins, fruits, molasse, chocolat, et un goût sucré que je ne peut pas nommer. Chaque fois que je le senti le parfum subtil est unique, mais le sucré reste. Le goût est légèrement sucré, ça peu être du molasse ou même du chocolat (mais plutôt du molasse) avec une finale légèrement amer et une finale de malt. C’est très onctueux et facile a boire. Carbonation moyenne avec les bulles très douces.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DeliriumT (354) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 21, 2013
Pours black and velvety. Aroma is fresh and hoppy with undertones of robust stouty smells. The flavour is impossibly smooth with rich smokey malt flavour balanced beautifully with a whack of fresh hop ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2102) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2013
Bottle from Utobeer, Borough Market. Black pour with a beige head. Dark fruit and citrus aroma. Raisin, coffee and dark fruit flavour. Quite dry. Dry roasty finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1578) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Smak och doft av kffe, choklad, läder, rök och tjära och en aning vanilj. Välbalanserad med en trevlig beska. Förmedla känslan av en rököl. Väldigt gott.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NBird (356) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - APR 8, 2013
pours dark brown black thick and viscous, large head, but a quick settler to small tan layer. smells.. malts, leather, smoke, hops, little coffee. Tastes..toasty & roasty malts, hops, coffee, chocolate all smoked up. really liked it.


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