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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial/Double Black IPA
An uncivilized amount of american hop spicyness along with a chocolaty mix of dark roasted flavors.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4499) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle - Skunky hops and dark roast with a ton of booze. Big roast, molasses and a dank happiness that mixes well with the roast. Huge beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (2351) - FINLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Tap @ CBC14-yellow. Black, tan top. Nice hoppy, curranty gooseberry, nose with roasted notes. Real nice soft, almost creamy, body. Good flavours, excellent BIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (6102) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2014
Draught @ CBC 2014. Pours black with a creamy tan head, lacings. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, spice, grassy hops, pine, litlle resin. Flavor is malts, coffee, little chocolate, bitter grassy hops, pine, resin. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 020514

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (2689) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 7, 2014
chocolate colored, caramel and coffee nose and toffee with roasted notes. overall pretty bitter and some pine cones a little too roasty for me

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VsXsV (2323) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
Draught at CBC ’14. Opaque black liquid with medium light dark head. Aroma of coffee, grass, weed, citrus and licorice. Taste is dry and medium to high bitter with notes of coffee and grass. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Really grassy but OK.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
borre_m (295) - NORWAY - MAY 2, 2014
Pours black, a little light comes through holding it to the light. Aroma has florals and licorice. Taste has some coffee.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1432) - SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
CBC 2014 Pours dark dark brown low off white head Aromas of dark malts, hints of coffee, tropical fruits, pine Taste has nice mix of hoppy tropical fruits and dark bitter maltyness

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle in Tom’s pub with our Mes on his 40th and the boys and girls. Poured deep dark black with a thin to medium lasting tan head. What can I say? I really like Hoppin’ Frog beers, really like black IPA’s. So this should be a match made in heaven. And it was! Jurassic park. Lovely hop prescence, grapefruit, peach, pine, chocolate, carbonation was bang on for me, smooth palate. Just awesome. Loved it. Great work fellas. People at Hoppin’ Frog, I want your beers available in the UK (Manchester). I can hook you up!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
alicenmae (8) - - APR 27, 2014 does not count
Surprisingly light on the palate for such a dark beer. Reminds me of cold coffee. No bitterness and overall surprisingly good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6886) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Dense dark brown with a tan head. Sweet fruity hops and cocoa on the nose. More dark caramel than roast here, soft over-ripe tropical fruit hop character, modest bitterness. Nice enough.


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