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Naparbier Back In Black

Brewed by Naparbier
Style: Black IPA
Noain, Spain
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 110   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Who on earth would go out for a walk in the middle of the storm? Ando on top of that, all the streetlamps have gone out. A car illuminates that alley and, for a second, you have seen two eyes sparkling. You give some thought to it. You don’t know what is dragging you , what is calling you. You go in. Tinxto.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (3552) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2016
PINT tasting. Light opaque dark brown color, light bronw lasting lacing foam head. flower notes in aroma. Nice bitter taste, lasting. (Arnhem 201605)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6379) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2016
Bottle from Drank van de Meisjes, small sample. Dark color, medium frothy head. Aroma of slight roast, bit coffee, earthy hop, bit citrus. Medium bitterness in taste, slight roast. Good balance, good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hamirubi (519) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - MAY 21, 2016
10cl sample from bottle at the Leuven Innovation Beer Festival II 2016 (16 V 2016). A heavy archetype black IPA to me. Black tanned brew with white collar. The nose has huge weed, citrus and passiflora features. The taste is rather herby than fruity. The mouthfeel is very enjoyable with some pinewood notes. A classic IPA taste combined with a black coffee bitterness. Sharp, clean, no real downsides to this Naparbier Back in Black.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnRMurdoch (4197) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2016
330ml bottle from Ales By Mail. Almost black, reasonable head. Boiled sweet hop aroma. Caramel cola hop flavour. Smooth and well balanced. One of the best Black IPAs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (4163) - BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2016
At LIBF. Very thick and dense, pale greyish beige head, blackish robe. Aroma of fresh garden weeds and dried nettles, yellow grapefruit peel, bitter chocolate, white pepper, roasted peanuts. Clean fruity taste, hints of elderberry and chestnut with a sourish edge, carbonation on the sharp side for the style, nutty and eventually roasted bittering maltiness with a weedy, spicy, drying hop bitter finish with some citrus peel notes retronasally. Typically one of those new European BIPAs and a very good one at that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (8789) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle @ LIBF’16. Shared with the RB Belgian team. Fin brun, col beige. Arôme au nez prenant assez citronné, accompagné d’effluves maltées entre grillé et caramel. Palais garde un profil surtout malté, caramel léger accompagnement citronnée, fruité, vert frais houblonné avec un fini herbacé. Retrouve dans les deux cas, ample dose de tropical qui arrive en bonne balance avec le profil malté. Pas spécialement une Cascadian Dark Ale mais le style à bien évolué.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rubin77 (720) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 18, 2016
F: pale brown, huge, good retention. C: black, opaque. A: fresh hoppy, tangerine, grapefruit, mango, hint of pineapple, floral. T: ABV 8,5%, tangerine, orange, grapefruit, mango, pineapple, hint of malt, liquorice, caramel, pine resin, medium body, good carbonation, great tasting BIPA worth to try, 0,33l bottle from Leuven Innovation Beer Festival May 2016.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
erickok (5039) - Leuven, BELGIUM - MAY 17, 2016
Black, stable head. Toast and resin mix. Super nice aroma! Smooth bitterness, lasting, very good. (At Libf 2016)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
msbernac (1636) - Krakow, POLAND - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle Aroma-fruits, caramel Appearance-brown, hazy, tan foam, Taste-medium sourness, medium bitterness, light sweetness, Palate-medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (1682) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAY 16, 2016
Tasting pour at Leuven Innovation Beerfestival. Thanks for sharing! Roasted, exotic fruits, light bitter, very very nice!

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