Hugh (161) - Zillebeke, BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, thanks to Geoff T. Black with mocca head. Appropriately thin mouth feel is ideal for letting the hop flavour emerge over the dark malt notes.
Diabobale (271) - Vallata, SUD ITALIA, ITALY - DEC 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2015 Una black IPA di buon carattere. Note tostate si accompagnano alle note resinose e agrumate dei luppoli americani. Buon corpo e buona consistenza della bevuta. Bel retrogusto
anders37 (18721) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ SBWF 2014. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty hoppy aroma. Roasted malty hoppy piney chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty hoppy bitter caramel finish.
msbernac (941) - Krakow, POLAND - NOV 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance-brown, cloudy, tan foam,
Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, lightly sour,
Palate-medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, bitter finish
Borresteijn (5193) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Hoppy Days. Almost black colour, beige head. Aroma of grapefruit, liquorice, roasted malts, chocolate, quite hoppy. Flavour is creamy, chocolate, liquorice, roasted malts, citrusy hops, grapefruit bitter finish. Medium-bodied, drinks really easy. Very good.
JulienHuxley (3912) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Hoppy Days. Black pour with thin lacy tan foam. Aroma is really hoppy with tons of rich chocolaty roasty notes. Taste is bitter, light chocolate with lots of roasted grain, low sweetness. Palate is med-full bodied with med-light carbonation, very creamy yet dry, really nice mouthfeel. Tasty.
sic1314 (4477) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured deep dark brown with a frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet citrus and roast malt. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet citrus and moderately roasted malt. Very much my taste.
omhper (20568) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled at SBWF. Hazy dark brown, small head. Tropical fruits and chocolate dominate the aroma. Mid sweet with medium body and well rounded mouthfeel. Lychee and chocolate pudding. Mid bitter finish. Very aromatic.
PriorL (2460) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
At Zwanze Day 2014 (Moeder Lambic Fontainas). THX everyone for sharing today’s beers.
APPEARANCE: black beer, small stable beige head.
NOSE: sour, coffee, some chocolate, fruity.
TASTE: sour, coffee, chocolate, wood, nice.
gyllenbock (5376) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at SBWF 2014. Black with a tan head. Fresh aroma of hops, grapefruit, some resin, chocolate and licorice. Similar taste. The finish was bitter. Not bad at all.