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Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Black IPA
Shipley, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A black IPA, with the roast malt flavours of a stout and the bitterness and fresh pine aroma of the Cascade hop.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stretch37 (2) - WALES - FEB 17, 2014 does not count
A cracking pint in the Victoria Durham, almost black, creamy head not too bitter in taste, lasting after taste, all in all excellent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (5477) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Dark, but not black, with a thick creamy head. Has a mild fruity aroma and subdued taste in this respect, but remains session stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9076) - Tromsř, NORWAY - AUG 28, 2013
Cask, shared with mr-h at Bow Bar. A rustic tint to a very dark coloured body. Low, beige layer at the surface. Mid-sweet, roasted malts on the nose. Malts of chocolate and caramel dominate the taste character with distant fruity hops beneath. Rounded, mild malt-fruity finish. Easy to drink and quite pleasing (pub crawl in Edinburgh 09.08.2013).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (3459) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2013
Cask by Aitken Font at Bow Bar, Edinburgh - clear very dark red brown, malty fruity aroma, minimal lacing, moderate carbonation, smooth, mild bitter hop aftertaste

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (11278) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2013
Cask. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Heavy malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (8515) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2013
Cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen. It pours deep brown with a small off-white head. The nose is roasted malt, earth, caramel, coffee and faint bubblegum. The taste is roasted malt, toast, earth, wood, caramel and coffee with a dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Decent flavour and good balance.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (3555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2013
Cask at CPK, London. Meet the brewer event. It pours dark brown with a ssmall beige head. Aroma is roasted malts and ppiney hops. Taste is bitter and hoppy but a tad bland. Medium mouthfeel with soft carbonatin. Overall, decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1665) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2013
cask at the ralph. mahogany with a thin off white. spice hops fruit. biyter. nutty finish. quite dry.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11197) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Wenlock Arms, Hoxton, London. Dark brown with off white head. The roasted malt flavours are definitely there, maybe a little thin, but charred husk notes and chocolate, however; I didn’t get the hops very much, there wasn’t the prominence I was expecting. A touch disappointing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (38081) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ NWAF 2012, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy - fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120119]


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