sunevdj (3820) - Copenhagen OE, - SEP 22, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Pours an opaque black with a beige head and lacings. Smells of piney hops. Mellow sweetness and quite bitter. Piney hops aromas. Mellow aromas of roasted malts. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Long, roasted, and quite bitter finish.
Demens (126) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 20, 2016
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
0,33l bottle. Thick black colour with slowly srhinking big foamy tan head. Aroma: Intenese s hell. Strong grape juice aroma honey and a lots of candy. Taste: Very tasty sweet start than a medium/high bitter moutfeel comes. Very intenes but well balanced. Lots of fruits, almond, hiding coffee beans, complex and amazingly tasteful. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Long bitter finish with great tasty moutfeel. One of the best palate of beers. Amazing and one of the best beer I’ve ever tasted.
beerelk (29) - AUSTRIA - MAY 18, 2016
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
From bottle; Dark brown to black color; Odd combination of fruitiness, bitterness and sweetness. After a few sips I started to really enjoy it!
haukur (1623) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - MAY 5, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
backlog. Dark porter looking with loads of resins, citrus, grass and roast in the aroma. Bitter finish with some pine notes. Good for the style
kryon (2478) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 21, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours darh with medium tanned head
Aromas of coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruits
Taste has caramel malts, coffee, chocolate, dark fruity hoppyness
Medium bodied and sweet, low bitterness and carbonation
Florya (1445) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 7, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
How : tap Appearance : almost black with a medium slightly tanned head. Aroma : strong coffee, dark syrup, rye bread, orange peel, bitter chocolate and pine. Palate : medium body, average carbonation.
oliodnb (634) - ITALY - APR 5, 2016
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap. Pours dark reddish brown with a beautiful creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, light caramel, tropical fruits, hoppy fruity notes. Taste is similar, good roasted notes, light coffee, tropical fruits. Good final hoppy bitterness, medium body, medium carbonation. Very good.
AnG_BrgNor (374) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 3, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Almost black with nice lasting head. Aroma is pretty much roasted, malty with some coffee and some hops. Taste is fruity hops, coffee and licorice. medium body. Not very bitter, a "mild" bipa.
kajser27 (1122) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 1, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown to black colored, medium frothy tan head. Aroma is of roasted malt and some coffee, moderate hoppy citrus and tropical fruity, light pine. Taste is medium sweet caramel, roasted malt, some dark chocolate, light burnt notes, medium hoppy citrus and fruity aroma and bitterness, dry finish with lasting aftertaste. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bit resiny. Very good but doesn’t blow me away like some BIPAs.
jamestulloch (3085) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 29, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Great Grog. Deep brown body with a medium beige. Faint lacing. Aroma of blackcurrant, plum and liquorice. Flavour of dark fruits, coffee, grapefruit and wood. Medium body with a smooth, foamy mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Rich and dark - a solid Black IPA.
ciocanelu (893) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAR 26, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown color with creamy brown head. Aroma is really hoppy with some roasted malts in the background. Taste starts hoppy and balanced, earthy and piney. Finishes hoppy and roasty with moderate bitterness. Smooth, medium body and carbonation. Really nice example of black IPA, balanced and tasty.