sunevdj (3355) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Pours an opaque brown with a beige head. Sweet with some bitterness. Lots of floral hops aromas. Also fruity notes. Tiny hints of alcohol. Medium bodied. Soft carbonation. Bitter, hoppy finish.
jesperhammer (3355) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
10-MAR-2012, bottle @home, from "Ølbutikken".
Pours very dark brown, almost black with huge beige head that lasts and coats the glass.
Very hoppy nose. Grape fruit and pine. OK, some roasted notes as well, but hops dominate.
Same with the taste but the roasted malts are more evident, thougt. A touch of coffee and chocolate combined with the very strong hop profile.
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I got kossed by Papsoe with this 330 ml. bottle. Thanks H! It pours a murky dark brown with a large tan head. The nose has a bit of light pine and anise. The flavor has some pumpernickel, rye, anise, and that pine note. A little maltier than most of the black IPAs I’ve tried, but I like it. It seems to move it a hair closer to a porter and that’s okay with me. Delightfully different.
mile (3321) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark amber, average and mostly lasting head. Moderate malty and sweetish aroma, light caramel and roasted malt with light tropical fruitiness, piney - some grapefruit hoppynes. Body is medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, some caramel and light roasted malt, light tropical fruitiness, piney - citrus hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light caramel and roasted malt, piney - some citrus hoppyness. Nice one - could be drier/have less caramel, though.
visionthing (3315) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 19, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle from Kihoskh. Pours very dark, almost black with a nice beige head. Hoppy aroma with grapefruit, some tropical fruits and also roasted malt and hints of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Hops dominate at first but the darker aromas presents themselves after a while. Alcohol is well integrated. Surprisingly light body. Light to medium sweet with medium bitterness. Hoppy, bitter finish with hints of alcohol and roasted malt. Quite nice and surprisingly easy to drink. Nice BIPA!
_angst_ (3274) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ The Rover. Pours very dark brown, almost black, with a big frothy beige head that slowly dissipates while leaving lots of lacing on the glass. Smell is tiny sweet with roasted malts, wood, liquorice root, lemon balm, orange peal, dill, coffee, burnt caramel and hints f grapefruit juice and overripe lemons. Taste is sweet and bitter with roasted malts, wood, bitter chocolate, pine, sweetened coffee, grapefruit juice, lemon zest, resin, liquorice fudge and hints of sheet metal. Mouthfeel is smooth, tiny dry, slightly oily bitter and medium bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with roasted malts, pine, coffee and orange peal.
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 33 cl. Unclear brown with an orange hue and a frothy beige head. Fruity aroma of grapefruit, peachs and tropical fruits. Some biscuity notes too. Flavor is sweet malty, some roasty notes with hints of licorice and cocoa dancing tete a tete with a heavy dose of fruity and light grassy hops. Dry bitter finish, easy drinkable.
Habanero (3045) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Pours deep brown with a red glow and a large tan head. Nose of roasted malt, citrussy hops along with notes of coffee and chocolate. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and nice bitter. Medium bodied, oily textute and soft CO2. A good and solid black IPA. ★★★★
VsXsV (2657) - Linköping, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Sorbon. Dark brown liquid with huge light tan head. Aroma of citrus, pine, pineapple, mango, coffee, ash, soap and a tiny bit chocolate. Taste is dry and medium to high bitter with notes of soap, citrus and some light ash. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Enjoyed this one.
daje (2611) - NORWAY - JUL 2, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, shared june 22nd 2013. Muddy dark brown "cola colored" body, big light brown head. Aroma is hoppy, tropical fruits and grass, with strong roasted mat. Taste follows due with intense roasted malt and an explosion of fruit, peach, pineapple, mango, and caramel. Salt licorice finds its way into the finish, with a high nice bitterness. One solid CDA for sure.