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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Hop Noir is a delectable Black IPA, dripping with piney, aromatic Centennial hops. The malt base is dark and rich, anchored by organic black malt. This provides a strong foundation for the extravagant kettle hopping and dry-hopping that this beer experiences. Enjoy with a night-light.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (4067) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to sjogro. Very dark brown with small beige head. Lots of aromatic hops with lime, lemon peel, marmalade, spring onions, light bitter herbs. Some roasted malts and ash, but the hops are really overtaking the malts here. Light sweet and medium bitter. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (9213) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2016
33lc bottle shared at a tasting. Thin creamy tan head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Nice bitterness. Easy drinking

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14282) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle @ home. Opaque dark brown color with a slight red glare coming through, medium sized beige head that lasts for quite a while. Aroma is indeed dark malts and hops. Taste malts, quite roasty, firm bitterness, bitter hops. Decent body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sir__v (2164) - Lille, FRANCE - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle from Saveur-Biere.com - Color: deep dark black beer with no carbonation and small brown head. Smell: Grassy and vegetal notes. Very hoppy nose. Taste: medium body with roasted malt balanced with grassy hops. Licorice notes. Good attenuation. Good black IPA... Nothing special. Aftertaste: roasted malt and grassy hops. Wet bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rikstar (2308) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2016
0,33l fles tijdens poker avond. Zwart als de nacht met ene crème kraag. Geur is tarwe met cacao. Smaak Is gebrand met een romige nasmaak. Trekkende afdronk iets wat te gebrand.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (3515) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 10, 2016
donker bruin tot zwart met beige kraag. aroma is wat beperkt, geroosterde mouten, citrus, grapefruit, iets floraal. smaken zijn zwak zoet, matig bitter, redelijk droog mondgevoel, licht poederig, den, geroosterde mout, lichte koffie, lichte chocolade. textuur is wat aan de dunne kant, slappe body, voor mijn gevoel wat te dun.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (4917) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 5, 2016
(Peak Organic Hop Noir) Bottle 355 ml at home, served into a big tulip, ABV 8.2% Black coloured body, small and thin beige head on top, with average retention. Aroma of citrus, light grapefruti, orange peel, light roasted malts. Taste has some faint hops, light citrus, roasted malts, some metallic notes on the finsih, coffee. Medium thin body, good carbonation. The aroma promised more than the taste could deliver, still nice to drink though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (11262) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2016
Bottle at De Paas. Dark brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of roast, grapefruit, citrus and grassy notes. Flavour is light moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (1846) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2016
35.5cl shared bottle at home from Biernavigatie.nl. Body is clear dark brown, head is big, tan, rocky fizzy, average lasting, good lacing. Nose is light citric, flavor is grapefruit, roasted malt, cocoa, old wood. Medium sweet, medium bitter. Finish is long lasting light roasty medium to heavy hoppy bitter, slightly watery sidetaste. Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation. Easy, quite hoppy, not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciocanelu (1434) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JAN 4, 2016
Dark brown color with light brown head. Aroma is somehow herbal, like some sort of plant extract. Taste is a bit smokey, dusty, slightly sweet and roasty at first but gets bitter on the finish and lingers in the aftertaste. Body is quite light and well carbonated. Alcohol is present but I wouldn’t have guessed it’s as strong as it is. It’s ok but I wouldn’t drink it again.

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