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Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Black IPA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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on tap
available

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RATINGS: 693   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Danish: En Oatmeal Stout brygget på: vand, malt, humle og gær. Specialversion med ekstra humle og tørhumlet med Simcoe og Columbus. Kaffe (Idido, lysristet) fra Danmarks sejeste kaffegutter Coffee Collective.


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
toffsbury (114) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2011
Wonderful aroma of hops and coffee with a note of maltiness. This is a gorgeous pour - nice head, retains for a while and recedes without dissipating entirely, beautiful brown foam and black as night opaque liquid. Can’t see a hint of light through it. Complex flavour - dark roasty coffee, not so much hops in the flavour. Smooth - not quite the smoothness I expect from oatmeal, but nice. Flavour is mostly roasty. Body’s surprisingly lighter than one would expect for something so dark and at 7.5%. QUITE a nice beer. That aroma! It is simply gorgeous.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arjoseph (639) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2011
Purchased at Discount Liquor in Milwaukee. Pours with a generous amount of thick, dense head leaves a beautiful layer of doily-esque lacing. Strong aroma of coffee, butterscotch, caramel, roasty chocolate and some oily hopiness. Hopiness very apparent on first sip; nice bitterness along with a thin coffee roastiness and minerality. More watery in texture than expected after that full smell. Malted, powdery sweetness is faint but a nice undertone. The hops bitterness really dominates, especially in the finish. I can’t really point to anything wrong about the beer, but my own personal preference is for a less watery mouthfeel. Otherwise, the flavors are intense and pretty well-defined.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maledictum (637) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - NOV 24, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty fresh hoppy chocolate and coffee aroma. Roasted malty hoppy bitter licorice and chocolate flavor with hints of coffee. Has a roasted malty hoppy bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (3464) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Pours jet black with a robust dark tan head and lots of lacing. Nose of roasted malts with chocolate and coffee, backed by floral hops. Very full body and a smooth creamy mouthfeel The flavor is rich and full of chocolate and those hops. Finish a chocolate and coffee. Very yummy.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lortsker (332) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2011
On tap. Pours pitch black with a small reddish brown head, very nice lacing, a beautiful beer, fruity coffee notes, roastet coffee, freshly ground coffee beans, nice hop aroma, very fruity, pine resin, grapefruit, peach, chocolate, roastet malt, toffee, citrussy, medium mouthfeel, taste upfront is very fruity, with lots of peach, grapefruit, and citrus, then roasted, and hard burnt malt, tar asphalt roasted bitterness, coffee, chocolate, liquorice, fruity sweetness, bitterness from the hops joins in for a very long and bitter aftertaste, nice!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RasmusOtt (1255) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2011 On tap. Pours black with a nice solid espresso brown head. Aroma is cocoa, hard roasted malts, earthy grassy hops, roasted coffee, liquorice and some fruits behind. Taste is weak tobacco, plants, earth, grassy hops, liquorice, hard roasted coffee, pine, fruity notes, weak branches leading to a dry bitter end.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fugitive (1392) - Athens, GREECE - NOV 6, 2011
Bottle. Color black with small brown head. Aroma hop and only hop at first after some time you can smell espresso. Taste coffee so much coffee that dominates everything else, some hop, light chocolate.Strange beer but i like it.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bricks (633) - Delaware, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Emphasis on the word ’hop’. This beer is all hops and not much else. Very disappointed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1600) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2011
Pour is pitch black with a thin, half-finger wide tan head. The head fades quickly but leaves fantastic lacing on the glass. Aroma is very hoppy compared to the other versions (surprise, surprise), with some roasted malts and coffee in the background. Flavor is citrus and bitter and first but transitions into a nice roasted/dry malty finish. Notes of coffee grounds, caramel, and pine needles. Smooth, medium bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
foundmd (210) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours pitch black with a cappuccino colored head with large bubbles rimming the glass. Aroma of espresso, chocolate, smoke, dark malts, and Simcoe hops. The initial taste crushes the palate with huge roasted coffee, pine/citrus hops, and dark chocolate. Slick & oily, yet slightly creamy mouthfeel. Lingering resiny hop aftertaste. A slow sipper for sure.


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