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Mohawk Oxymoron Black IPA (2013)

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74
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Mohawk Brewing Company
Formerly brewed at Slottskällans Bryggeri

Style: Black IPA
Täby, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Oxymoron är en vidareutveckling av förra årets Black IPA Easter Edition. Som namnet säger är ölen en motsättning i sig själv, en mörk ljus öl. Humleprofilen motsvarar en IPA men med lätt kropp och mörk stoutaktig färg, fast utan de rostade tonerna. Oxymoron bryggs med Pilsner-, Pale-, Munich-, havre-, råg-, ljus karamell- och mörk karamellmalt. Humlesorterna är Amarillo, Cascade, Citra, Columbus, Crystal, Magnum och Simcoe. (Oxymoron is a development of last year’s Black IPA Easter Edition. As the name states the beer is a contradiction in itself, a dark light beer. The hop profile corresponds to an IPA albeit with a light body and a dark, stout-like colour, though without the roasted notes. Oxymoron is brewed with Pilsner, Pale, Munich, oat, rye, and light and dark caramel malts. The hop varieties are Amarillo, Cascade, Citra, Colombus, Crystal, Magnum and Simcoe)


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
str023 (123) - Stokmarknes, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
Big thanks to Rune for a nice gesture. Your kind words and this great gift made my last day as a student even more memorable. This IPA has an almost black body with a thick, long lasting off white head. Aroma of coffee, licorice, dried fruits, peach and dark chocolate.Thick and smooth mouthfeel. Dry and bitter finish. Beautiful lacings in my shaker glass. The aftertaste is mostly dominated by coffee. I enjoyed this one!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mike_77 (2735) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2012
Really dark brown colour with a tight, creamy head. Really sweet aroma of tropical fruit & hop. Some bitter burnt malts come through in the aroma too. Initial flavour is fresh, sweet and hoppy. Aftertaste gives a nice lingering bitterness as the hops and the roasted malts take effect.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small off white head. Aroma is roastd almost liqourice malty with a fruity hoppy note. Fruity, dark roasted malty and light liqourice. Smooth citrusy fruity and bitter into a roasted dark malty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
pilsnerrogge (2414) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2012
Bottled:
The color is black with dark red tones. The foam is firm yet soft. It smells of pastry dough, hops and hair shampoo. The body is relatively thin. The taste is slightly toasted and turns into a noticeable hop bitterness. It’s a bit too bitter and unbalanced for my taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (12770) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2012
Bottle at Castenea Hostel, Stockholm - before going to Esperanto - shared with Mette. Black - offwhite head. Nice burned. Berries. Ok hoppy. Bitterness. Dry hoppy. Soft body. Dry bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Dark brown coloured with a small beige head. Roasted and hoppy aroma of grass and ashtray with notes of licorice. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate, licorice, hops and grass. Roasted and hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
Bottled. A black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of hops, roasted malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, caramel, bread, and hops, leading to a bitter finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours an opaque black with a rough beige head. A little aromatic hops atop the hard roast. Medium body, hard roast and...coal, with a little citrusy hops. A little Port note. Roasty and bitter finish. 230512

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Furseth (1930) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2012 Bottle: black/red colour Thin head! Aroma is dominated , of gras , weed, sweet maltynes , Dark Chocolate . Flavor: had à Thin burned/roasted barly mouthfeeling, citrus and dry hopen bitternes in The end. À nice black IPA !

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finn (3759) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 17, 2012
Flaske 0,33l fra Systembolaget i Kiruna. Ultradyprød. Drukket hjemme 30 Apr 12. Nesten sort. Høyt lysebrunt bobleskum som fester seg litt til glasset. God aroma av sjokolade & lakris. Litt kaffe. Tørr bitter ettersmak. Etterlater en god kaffesmak som ender tørt. KI=5.


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