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Brewed by Mont Salève
Style: Black IPA
Neydens, France
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Benzai's rating

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (12357) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, - OCT 11, 2012
33cl bottle @ home. Opaque, pitch black color with a medium sized, fair lacing, light brown colored head. Smell malts, some coffee, a hint of hops and some roastyness. Taste is heavy malty, heavy bitter, roasted malts and burned coffee. Medium carbonation, medium body.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lbianchi66 (278) - FRANCE - MAY 27, 2016
Robe noire et opaque avec une belle mousse beige. Arômes résineux, herbal, agrumes et fumé. Goût café, chocolat, résine. Le résineux reste en bouche. Texture plutôt fluide. Une très bonne bière.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bawelt (418) - Lyon, FRANCE - APR 9, 2016
Ne au fond torréfié, fumé, un peu de boisé léger, de l’herbe sèche, quelques agrumes. Bouche plutôt légère, aqueuse. Attaque pas trop timide, amertume sèche et franche, un peu de torréfaction, pas mal de verdure, les agrumes s’effacent derrière le côté herbal. On trouve une petite rondeur de caramel fumé en fond. Longueur très sèche, amère. Le gros plus : on a quand même du goût, des arômes, le tout pour très peu d’alcool ! Pas la bière de l’année mais franchement buvable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (8047) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2016
Bottle at home bought from a bottle shop in Lausanne Switzerland. Black / dark brown with reddy hues coloured pour with a big rocky light cream head. Aroma is initially pretty juicy tropical fruits, with melon and peach, with hints of singed pine and some dry roast, Flavour is composed of toasted nutty malts, dry roast, fruity peach melba, mango hop, little pine, dry roast finish with a little charred earth. Palate is a little bitty, dry, highish carbonation. Packs in good flavour for 3.5%. In fact i can scarcely believe it is 3.5%. Can we have a session BIPA category please?

3.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zilb (86) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - FEB 14, 2016
Bue avec Emilien, François, Pap en accompagnement d’un gâteau au chocolat. Bière noire et relativement légère (en bouche, elle fait plus que ses 3,5%). Bol col de mousse qui tient quasi indéfiniment. Arôme de pamplemousse très poussé (on croirait qu’il y en a dedans) et d’orange (moins évident). Amertume assez franche en final et goût café mais bien estompée par le gâteau au chocolat, ce qui laisse un peu de place aux côtés fruités des agrumes. Belle découverte bien que ce ne soit vraiment pas notre style de bière.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (1085) - Airvault, FRANCE - SEP 22, 2015
Bottle, 33cL. Home. Traded with @erickok (#1). Thank you ! A black beer witha medium beige creamy head ; medium retention. Fruity aroma (red berries like blackberry or blackcurrant, tropical fruits), pepper, toast, herbs, chocolate. Light sweet, medium dry bitter, light lasting spicy. Light body, average texture, average texture, fruity peppery bitter finish. Overall, delicious, nice fruity bitterness with this spicy touch :)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hub66 (350) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 7, 2015
belle couleur noire; petite mousse beige; arômes fruités (grapefruit...) et de café; goût malté, houblonné et de café; finale moyennement amère; manque un peu de corps; bonne bière

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9560) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of grassy hops, pine, roast, dark chocolate and coffee. Flavour is moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (8072) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2015
33cl bottle from Allesmetkaas, shared with Kermis. Thin creamy tan head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Nice bitterness. Lovely for the ABV.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
eduardovl (1285) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 28, 2015
330ml bottle served in a pint glass. Pours a dark brown color forming a medium and creamy tan head with good retention and lots of thin lacings formed and left in the glass. Aroma is mainly made of roasted malts, coffee, grassy and piny hops. Taste is mainly roasted, grassy and piny. Light body and good medium carbonation. Roasted and grassy aftertaste. Good and persistent bitterness. Nice black IPA. Just another great Salève brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16315) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2015
On tap at Haand Festival. An almost clear, brown beer topped by a small, dense, light beige head. The aroma has oranges, some pine cones and cocoa, coffee and roasted malts. It’s dry and medium to thin bodied with a nice carbonation level. The flavor has a lovely blend of roasted malts and hops, leading to a lasting finish where the roasted malts and hops blend nicely. Some oranges, pine cones and cocoa too. Definitely a well brewed session BIPA. 140524


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