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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (22733) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2014
Bottled at Basque, Gothenburg. Near black, huge lively head. Licorice aroma. Mid sweet, spritzy mouthfeel. Ash and chocolate. Coffee and medicin. Aggressive. Salty, resiny finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (21888) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark amber black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty hoppy aroma. Roasted malty hoppy bitter piney licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty hoppy bitter finish with hints of pine needles and licorice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (20984) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
20th March 2016
Almost opaque dark amber - brown beer, tidy pale tan head. Palate is airy, fairly dry and has good fine carbonation. Thin dark malts but with a fair bit of roast bitterness. Touch of dark chocolate. Mellow hop skunk and smooth pine. Finishes light and roasty bitter. Not bad, tad malt led.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (19903) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Bottle at CaptainCougar’s local tasting, thanks! Dark brown, tan head. Aroma of pine with a charcoal edge. Taste is dark coffee grounds, pine, bitter finish. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (17469) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle at home in CT, USA. Pours black with a creamy, beige cap. Big pine and grass hop nose, with decent roast, too. Medium sweet flavor with heavy grassy bitterness, heavy roasted malts and burnt cocoa. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Fairly dry on the finish, with burnt wood, charred malts and roast, pine, mild oily resins and grass. Lingering bitter roast and grass. A very decent black IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (16904) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle at Basque, Göteborg. Very deep amber beer with a nice lasting beige head. Chocolate aroma, roasted, caramel, hoppy, grassy, hay notes, some citrus, some cocoa powder. Hoppy toasted flavor, fruity, citrus, grapes, metallic notes. Hoppy roasted finish with cocoa powder, citrus and some grapes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (16005) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2012
On tap at the Stags Head, Manhattan - 01/03/12. Dark dark brown verging on black with a good finger of tan head. Malt nose allied to slightly piney hops and a little licquorice. Piney citrus hops and medium roasted malts combine finishing with a nice bitterness note. Medium bodied amd carbonation with quite a dry finish. Enjoyable Black IPA.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Theis (14943) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2012
Bottle in Hotel Room, NYC. Almost black - white head. Butter, diacetyl, fruity, ok hoppy, ok burned malts, high malty, fatness, sourness. off, off, off.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13612) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle from Half Time. Pours dark brown with a creamy light tan head. Mixed aroma of resin and cat pee. Near med body. Flavor is mild chocolate with resin and a touch of citrus. It’s dry and hoppy. Not harshly hoppy, but hoppy. The finish is ashy chocolate and a lot of hop. Pretty nicely done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (13271) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of roast chocolate, orange peel, cocoa, resin and pine. Slight charred malt. Medium body.


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