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La Pirata Black Storms

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6323) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle traded with teddybeer. Thanks! It pours jet black with a creamy lasting beige head. The aroma contains notes of licorice, grapefruit, light coffee and orange peel. The flavor is very fruity like passion fruit, citrus and grapefruit and has notes of hard roasted malt and licorice. Well made.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (527) - SPAIN - MAY 4, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2014 Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en Dolores y Brasas. Color negro. Sabor a malta tostada, resinoso, ligeramente a cafe.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (800) - oviedo, SPAIN - APR 30, 2014
Botella de 33 cl de 1420 tomada en septiembre de 2013. lote 369 hasta 06-2014. Color negro con espuma oscura. Sabores tostados y ligeramente quemados con toques herbáceos y algo resinosos. Cuerpo medio a alto con 8 vol que se notan en todo momento añadiendo un caracter alcohólico bastante agradable. Bastante buena y para repetir.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (6588) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 5, 2014
330 ml bottle. Lote 13-17. BB 23/07/15. From Lowenbrau. ¡Muchísimas gracias!
Dark brown colour almost black colour with a big fluffy tan head. Malt, dry grain, mild grassy and piney hops, marmalade and mild alcohol in the aroma. The flavour is strong hoppy bitterness, roasted malt, alcohol and some ashy dryness. A bit too strong alcohol. Not bad for my Spanish rating number 100.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4774) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle from El Pedal. Almost black, beige head. Good fruity hop nose tigether with roated malts. In the mouth roasted coffee, but also some saltiness is more prominent. Lemony dryness. Good dryness. Great craftmanship.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (801) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2014
stable beige mocha head that disappears slowly. coffee colour. aroma of roasted malts, coffee, boozy, hoppy, spices, hint of sulphur-garlic but barely noticeable. taste like aroma, slight sweet with a bitter, spicy/peppery finish. quite dense mouthfeel, soft carbonation. quite decent bipa. bottle 33 cl / bbf jul-2015

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
molly75 (300) - (Madrid - España), ITALY - DEC 27, 2013
[ASPETTO] Nero mogano, schiuma beige, media presenza, fine, e buona persistenza [OLFATTO] si notano dapprima i contributi dati dalla luppolatura, con note resinose, erbali, pino, a cui seguono profumi più propri di una imperial stout, con note cioccolatose, leggermente caffettate, e sentori alcolici liquorosi [GUSTO] mantiene in bocca una certa astringenza agrumata, soprattutto nella fase iniziale, a cui segue un invadente dolce cioccolatoso, con un tocco vanigliato. Nel finale converge verso note più amare, cioccolato nero, e compare l’apporto alcolico nel retrogusto [TEXTURE] corpo medio, carbonazione leggermente sovredosata, piuttoso morbida al palato [COMMENTO FINALE] Più che una black ipa, mi sembra una imperial stout luppolata. Sono la stessa cosa? Non so, altre "ipa nere" puntavano maggiormente sulla luppolatura, mantenendo una certa leggerezza e toni alcolici piu smussati. In tal caso , nonostante le note luppolate, maggiormente evidenti al naso che in bocca, la struttuta base presenta i caratteri tipici più propri di una imperial stout: corposa (anche se non eccede) , cioccolatosa e contundente. Comunque sia, mantiene un livello qualitativo alto. Sorella minore della black block, piccolo gioiello del brewing spagnolo, che rimane più fedele a se stessa immergendosi appieno nel fantastico mondo delle imperial stout, senza timori e devianze...chimatemi purista.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dawit1969 (20) - SPAIN - DEC 22, 2013
De tirador.De color negro opaco con una buena corona de espuma bronce, persistente y con encaje de Bruselas.Aromas tostados con, algunos recuerdos de hierba y pino. Cuerpo medio, textura aceitosa, carbonatación media. El sabor es suave amargo, tostado, algo de caramelo, pino, afrutado. Regusto seco. Equilibrado y bien ejecutados. Buena cerveza.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
aran (5) - - OCT 20, 2013 does not count
The aroma is citrus and coffee, medium bitterness and light body. 8% alcohol well integrated.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sagmarium (73) - SPAIN - OCT 19, 2013
Pours a very dark brown with a bit of red. Aroma is fresh, tropical candy fruits with a touch of dark toffee. Medium body, mild carbonation. Sticky dark toffee, slightly funky pineapple, a hint of coffee and chocolate.


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