Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Black IPA
Newport, Oregon USA
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 380   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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A lively seasonal ale, assertively hopped, dark in color, and festive in taste. Debuting in November 2009, in honor of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Brewed with 2-Row, Munich, C-120, C-150, Kilncoffee, and Carofa’s Special 2 malts. Hop bill comprises Newport, Horizon, Simcoe, Continental, Crystal 90, Amarillo, and Rogue Farm Willamette. Free range coastal waters and top-fermenting Pacman yeast complete the recipe. No chemicals, preservatives, or additives. 16.5P, 68IBU, 77.7AA, 36L.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
angel77 (1285) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 8, 2014
Botella de 65 cl en el lúpulo en septiembre de 2013. Lote mm013 hasta 17-05-2014. Color negro con espuma beige. Aromas y sabores bastante especiados con un cuerpo ligero a medio de 6.5 vol con fácil paso por boca. Ligeros notas dulces y tostadas. Normal, sin muchas sorpresas.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (4604) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2014
Draft: Nearly clear, red-brown.... Woody, caramel and alcohol aroma. Taste is woody.....dry...caramel and citrus. Tasty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dixebra (5) - La Felguera, SPAIN - MAR 9, 2014 does not count
Botella de 65cl en El Cabanon, con Andrés Lúpulo. Sabor perfecto. Gran cerveza para una gran ocasión

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
junon (428) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Black IPA? Ehh dunno. Balanced malt and hop flavour. Viscous mouth feel. Spiced bouquet. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fugitive (1566) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 25, 2014
Color deep red with medium brown head. Aroma malt, caramel, roasted, hoppy, orange. Taste bitter, fruits, malt, roasted, caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8772) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Draft. Vanilla caramel malt and orange peel aroma. Dark amber with moderate head. Sweet caramel malt and orange peel flavor. Very solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (10001) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein tiefschwarzes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, hopfig fruchtig bitter. Geschmack zunächst röstmalzig nach Kaffee, dann kommen deutliche bitter Fruchtnoten zum Vorschein.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SDalkoholic (2219) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle from Bev 4 Less: Poured a dark shade of brown while a thick frothy layer of head rested up top. The aroma is dominated with the scent of hops, however, just enough roasted malts shine through and clearly distinguish that this is not an ordinary IPA. As for the drink, flavor is extremely well balanced between the dark malt and citrus like hops and really compliment each other nicely making this one of the better yet more tame black IPA’s. Finally Rogue released something that was worth my while.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AbbeyRoade (437) - Missouri, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Very aromatic. Sweet. Lots of carbonation. Very malty. Unique, indeed...not sure what to think of this but definitely good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1228) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Pouts a reddish dark brown with a one finger tan head which fades to nice lacing. Aroma is of citrus, pine, coco nibs, toasted sweet malts, and some spices. Taste is about the same as the aroma. Has a medium body body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, medium finish. Overall, a pretty nice, festive black IPA.

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