TimE (3894) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
very vey dark brown color. Fairly hoppy nose with grapefruit nose. The mouth is aggressively bitter with tons of roasty notes. Really well balanced. So smooth.
OllieBBommel (1197) - NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
330 ml bottle@home
Appearance: clear ruby brown with nice beige head.
Aroma: citrus hops.
Taste:citrus, roasted malt, mild bitter.
Palate: smooth and dry, medium lasting bitter body, moderate carbonation.
Overall: very nice.
jackafholmes (563) - - APR 6, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at BD, sheffield. pitch black with lasting off white head. Aroma is quite mild, faint treacle and tar. Taste is mild again, slightly sour and bitter. Tingly carbonation and thinnish body. Not really what I expect from a bipa, but quite pleasant to drink.
MayumiH (300) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Good roasted malt character. Some dark fruit. Hoppy and dark. Well balanced. Looovely!
SilverfoX (577) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2015
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
has very mild IPA aromas, pitch black with white lacing, mild grapefruit flavour with a very very mild grapefruit and chocolate flavour finish. nice.
joe19612 (2049) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Exploded on opening. Pours a black colour with a beige head, roasted malt aroma, taste is lightly bitter with malt with a dry finish.
Stuu666 (5652) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is roasted, resinous, pine, taste is juicy fruit and roasted malts.
davidtjm (819) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle a month after best by date (gusher!). Pour is black with a caramel head, aroma is fruity, malty, toffee. Taste is toffee, fruity, malty. Solid
Habanero (3045) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pours deep, dark brown with a huge, fluffy and tan head. Aroma of slightly roasted malt, grapefruit, lychee and caramel. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and nice bitter. Medium bodied, oily trxture and soft to average carbonation. An excellent Black IPA.
HenrikSoegaard (11205) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Creamy off-white good fully lasting head. Amber colour. MOderate malty and heavy hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate. Lacks balance.