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Brewed by Mohawk Brewing Company
Style: Porter
Täby, Sweden

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Black Rocket är en Porter i modern amerikansk stil. Det är en mycket fyllig och smakrik öl med rostade toner av kaffe, choklad och en aning lakrits som balanseras av en komplex maltighet med inslag av bröd, kakor och karamell. Ovanpå detta har stora mängder aromahumle använts som ger toner av gräs, nötter, och citrusfrukt. Receptet är inspirerat av de stora fylliga och humlerika pubölen på amerikas västkust, och har sedan kompletterats med mer rostad malt för att göra en porterversion i denna stil. Vi har använt åtta olika maltsorter och amerikansk och kontinental humle i denna kraftiga Porter.
2009-2010, 2014 brewed at Slottskällans Bryggeri. 2012 brewed at de Proef brewery. From 2015 brewed at own plant at Vega Bryggeri.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (15425) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 23, 2015
50cl bottle from VsXsV, many thanks! Pours very dark brown colour with a huge good lasting tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, vanilla, some chocolate and molasse. Taste is very roasty, sweet chocolate, some coffee and vanilla, delicious!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen2 (2733) - NORWAY - SEP 14, 2015
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 14.09.15. Ebony. Brown head and lacing. Fine aroma of black malt and citrus, Similar taste, also with pine and grass. Surprisingly well-balanced. Could also have passed as a Black IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tandembrauer (1059) - Stavanger, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2015
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy dark brown with beige head. Aroma of coffee, flowers, pine needles. Taste has some fruity sourness and roasted bitterness

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10864) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ Kristiansand Ølfestival 2015
Pours hazy brown with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, citrus, grape, caramel and chocolate. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long roasted, chocolate, citrus and grape fruit finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Turtles (1730) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2015
330ml bottle from Systembolaget. Almost black with a big creamy tan head, leaves much lacing on the glass. Aroma, roasted malt, dark chocolate, grass, hay. Medium / light bodied, smooth mouthfeel. Taste got alot of roasted notes, chocolate, coffee, licorice. Finish bitter with chocolate and hops.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erasmus_ro (2387) - Alabama, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle, BBE 04/06/16. Pours a dark brown with a wooden tinge, small, latte-colored head. Aroma is citrus, roast, some liquorice. Taste is roast, light coffee and citrus, light liquorice, Strong coffee in finish. Light, low carbonation. Could use more body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (16995) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget Web Shop. Black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and dark chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 140715

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJestersBeer (2369) - SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2015
330ml bottle. Pours very dark brown, slightly cloudy, with a beige head. Hoppy, roasted aroma, spruce, grapefruit, licorice, ash, heather, chocolate. Dry, medium body and bitterness, slightly low CO2. Hoppy, roasted, resiny taste, spruce, ash, grapefruit, menthol, chocolate, licorice. Well balanced, dry finish. Almost like a lighter Black IPA. (2015-06-21) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6377) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2015
Ein gutes, ein sehr feines Piwo mit ausbalancierten Aromen und einer feinen Sueffigkeit. Nicht nur dunkel und roestig, nein, auch ein wenig Hopfen im Hintergrund mit Anklaengen von Fruechten. Alles in Ordnung, solide und recht sueffig.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (6421) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - MAR 9, 2015
Flasche von Koelschtrinker, vielen Dank, Roman! Das Bier hat eine tiefe, schwarze Farbe mit einem stabilen, jedoch niedrigen Schaum und einem geschmeidigen Körper. Das Aroma ist malzig und röstig. Geschmacklich ist es sehr lecker, jedoch nicht so komplex und intensiv wie erwartet: Malz, Röstereien, Kaffee, Schokolade und Getreide. Schokoladiger und malziger Abgang, jedoch einfach etwas verwässert.


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