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Salopian Vertigo

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89
60
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Brewed by Salopian
Style: Black IPA
Hadnall, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The colour of an eclipse, the aroma is of char, chocolate & roasted malts and then the flavour of pine & citrus ascends over the palate, bringing the full bodied finish to a dizzying height.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (14125) - DENMARK - APR 30, 2016
Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, little coffee, hop and a little pine. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, little coffee, caramel, medium sweet, little grapefruit, hop and medium bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (1448) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2016
Keg at The Font, Manchester. A black colour with a frothy tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, biscuit, some roasted malts, slight toffee and subtle orange. Taste of dark chocolate, biscuit, some caramel, roasted malts, slight marmite, a little orange and subtle dark fruits. Medium bodied and a slick texture. A long, chocolatey, slight fruity bitterness in the finish. Personally not a BIPA but as a dark beer, it’s lovely. Rich, chocolatey and biscuity malts partnered well with dark fruits, a little citrus too. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MonsterMagnet (950) - NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2016
Bottle from trade with minutemat, cheers Mat! Pours black with a good tan head. Chocolate and roast in the aroma, along with pine and citrus (wait, am I just jotting down the commerical deScription here?). Taste follows with light bread and dark berry notes. Light to moderate sweet and moderate bitter, medium body, creamy, with soft carbonation. Lingering dry chocolate and pine finish. Well balanced, well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (9251) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2016
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours black, nose is pineapple, roasted, taste is dry roasted, tropical fruit, toffee, chocolate, little soapy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rusos (475) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle. Black colour, stable beige head. Aroma hops, pine, grapefruit, roasty, caramel. Taste os hops, pine, resiny, grapefruit. Some alcohol. Roasted malts. Bitter aftertaste. Good one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (7227) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle kindly shared by Gurthnar, many thanks. Very very dark brown color with medium light beige head. Citrus hoppy aroma with dark malt. Taste. Dark malt, nice citrus hops with grapefruits, zest, pines. Long hoppy bitter finish. Good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (4480) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle shared at tasting. Very dark colour, stable beige head. Aroma grassy, lightly roasted. Taste is benchmark CDA. Lightly roasty, robust bitterness, grassy hops flavour. Relatively easy drinking, quite good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MisoW (2914) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle at 100piv tasting 03/2016, shared by Cuso, thanks. Pours dark brown color, beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, citrusy hops, little bit of smoke. Taste is bitter, medium sweet, citrusy, lemon, orange.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (19732) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2016
Keg at the hanging bat... Dark black.. Thin tan head.. Soft dry chocolate roast.. Meaty pine... Rich roast nose... Massively soapy chocolate roast

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (7636) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2016
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Black with a thick off-white creamy head. Strong tasting dark ale with a full fruity sweetness in its taste. It has a fusion of fruits and malts in its aroma.


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