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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Our first real hoppy stout that tastes a lot like what people are calling Black IPAs these days. This is an American Stout that features both roasty and hoppy characters from Roasted Barley and dark Caramel malts plus Cascade and Galaxy hops.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tooch4321 (11) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Pours rich, dark brown/black with a thin tan head. Nose is roast, some coffee and nice punch of hops. Flavors of bakers chocolate, coffee and super juicy, citrusy hops that’s a very nice blend together. I’m a big fan and is the perfect marriage of stout and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8665) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014
A black ale, big roast, not that much of the hops except in a bitter finish. Good taste and decent drinkability. I get this kind of thing in trades.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mixmasterob (883) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 9, 2014
Bottle from chickeni3reast. Black pour with a lasting dark brown head. Aroma was in your face hops with some roasty coffee notes in the background. Flavors were also quite hop forward, lots of citrus mixed with bitter malts. Nice creamy palate with perfect carbonation. Finish is bittersweet with a lots of hops that linger for days. A really good hoppy black ale if you're into that kind of thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (1438) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bomber with Z on skype..... pours a dark black color with a rapidly dissipating java head. Nose is fruity, bitter sweet and malty. Taste is more bitter and hoppy, with a black bitter licorice flavor. Finish is bitter sweet, and moderately long. Have to agree with the above assessment Black IPA or stout ? quaff score 7 / 10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zgaier (1394) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2014
Pours black with a tan head and aroma of pine and roasted malt. Taste is of pine, hops, roasted malt, and chocolate with a sweet, bitter finish. A solid hoppy stout

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHangover (2456) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle @ The No Creepy Country Ticks Tasting, courtesy of me, thnx to Themicuda1971 for sending me this. Pours a blackish, dark brown beer with the aroma of coffee, licorice, big roasted characters and red fruits. Flavor has some smokey touches to it, very malty and sugary. Quite sweet overall flavor with a light sweet, medium long aftertaste. Nice one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5131) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
Bottled @ The Hague Tasting, small sample. Notes are getting less and less. Bit fruity, malty. Ok stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (3131) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at THT March edition. Dark, black pour with thin creamy moka foam. Aroma is really fruity, pear, peach, berries, very light roastiness. Strange fruitiness, like a mix from all sources, tropical fruit hoppy aromas + alcohol and malty fruitiness combined. Taste is sweet, fruity, a bit cloying. Really lacks roastiness and bitterness for balance. Still not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (3806) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is big hops, some roast, fruity red notes. Flavour is subtle red fruits, faint hops, some caramel. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5266) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
66cl bottle sample @THT. Courtesy of and shared with Mrhangover. Thin tan head. Fruity aroma. Clear black pour. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (3295) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a beige froth. Aroma of vinous fruit, coffee grinds and ashtray. Medium body, lively, flavour is much as the aroma, less bitter than expected.

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