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Brewed by Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beer
Style: Black IPA
Barongarook, VIC, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by the mysterious legend of big black cats that roam the Victorian bush, this beer is an India Black Ale. Like an India Pale Ale, Black Panther IBA is a full bodied beer that’s rich in hop bitterness. A generous addition of North American hops both in the boil and in the fermenter impart a strong citrus aroma. Caramelised black malt imparts a subtle burnt flavour to this rare beer. Savour now.


imaragingbull's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imaragingbull (570) - Sydney, - OCT 5, 2013
Pours deep opaque cola brown with creamy light tan deep eggshell head. Aromas of coffee, milk, chocolate, dank, grass, herbs, toasted malts and hints of caramel. Medium body, zesty carbonation, balanced malt complexity with a perceivable medium level of bitterness. Finishes semi sweet, toffee, caramel, roasted malts, coffee chocolate malt complexity lingering.


3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malrider69 (42) - Central Coast, AUSTRALIA - JUL 31, 2014
Pours with a well defined head, but probably slightly over-gassed. Slight taste of coffee. Appropriately hopped and sits well on the palate. Another high quality beer from Prickly Moses. They really do deserve recognition for thinking outside the box when producing beers that are not run-of-the-mill.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Choos (604) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2014
Aroma: perfume, chocolate, apricot 7 App; brown black, just off white head, sudsy lacing 3 Flavour; sweet malt, choc, hoppy 7 Palate: medium and finishes hoppy 3 Overall 15 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brenhophead (560) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 29, 2013
330mL bottle. Pours deep dark brown (held up to the light) with a fluffy caramel coloured head. A very nice aroma of resinous pine, dark chocolate and roasted coffee beans (aroma reminds me of Kooinda IBA). Very rich yet smooth medium body flavour. The light coffee/choc notes mingle well with the resinous pine and fruity notes. Complex and full of flavour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanvenlo (1238) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 23, 2013
Leo’s Supermarket (24-Nov-13) Roasted malt and light coffee herbal hop aroma. Black colour ordinary head and suds lacing. Choc coffee herbal hop flavour. Bitter herbal light choc finish and aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lunkie (1405) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 23, 2013
Hop chocolate herbal malt aroma. Dark brown colour with great head and lacing. Malt chocolate hop spice flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1334) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2013
Pours balck with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, pine, citrus, fruit, hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a roasty and bitter finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7860) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
Draught as a pot size at The Scratch, Brisbane. On July 21, 2013.
Black color, tan head. Sweet, hoppy, bitter taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Bitter, roasted aftertaste. Sweet, malty, roasted, hoppy scent.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11976) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle at the Australia Hotel. Clear brown color, huge tan head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of Christmas trees. Taste is dark and roasty with a bitter finish. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stew41 (1736) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2013
A bit better than serviceable but not outstanding. Dry and roasty and some noticeable bitterness. Modern hop treatment here, perhaps at the expense of typical black beer character. As good as most locals.


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