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Sigtuna Prince Of Darkness Black IPA

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Brewed by Sigtuna Brygghus
Style: Black IPA
Arlandastad, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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En Svart India Pale Ale. För alla som är bekanta med akronymen IPA kan prefixet Black i sammanhanget anses vara en infernalisk kontradiktion. Black IPA eller Cascadian Dark Ale, är en relativt ny öltyp som härstammar från området runt Cascade Mountains i nordvästra USA. Det är ett svart öl, bryggt som en IPA med massor av humle men med mörkare malt för att få en touch av choklad och rostade toner. Vår version innehåller malt från Europa och humle från Nya Världen. Tradition och innovation. Mattias Hammenlind, Bryggmästare.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SnakeTown (495) - SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2014
Kolsvart med stort mörkbrunt skum. Doftar mycket humle och lite rostat. Riktigt humlig och bra bipa!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (953) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2014
Pours almost black with an insanely huge frothy mocha head that very slowly settles. Aroma is vanilla, honey, coffee, citrus, brown sugar. Taste is vanilla, coffee, milk chocolate, citrus, honey. Mouthfeel is quite creamy and nicely textured. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (9077) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 23, 2013
courtesy of Per - very dark brown beer with a solid beige foam; roasted aroma of cacao and chocolate; full-bodied, velvety palate, fairly bitter and quite dry; very long chocolatey finish with hoppy notes of dark fruits

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (5908) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2013
(Bottle) Black colour with huge, lasting, pale brown head. Malty, roasted, hoppy nose with notes of coffee, liquorice, dried fruit, soy sauce, black rye bread and citric hops. Malty, roasted, hoppy taste with dark chocolate, liquorice, cocoa, soy sauce, black rye bread, citrus peel and a generous citric bitterness. Quite powerful and very tasty black IPA. Very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maria (9963) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2013
It’s black with a creamy nougat head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, coffee, dark fruits, ashes. The sweet flavor is soft (lovely mouth feel) and yet pleasantly bitter with notes of roasted malt, licorice, fruity hops, dark fruit, dark chocolate, a touch of ashes, and the finish is slightly roasted, dry and bitter. Really lovely black IPA.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
armando629 (2383) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 29, 2013
0,33 l bottle.
This beer rocks! Huuuge beige head tha does not allow me to pour out all the beer...really deep brown-black appearance with this beige foam-sculpture on the surface. I have to be calm, calm and calm! Fine fruity aroma allure me but i have to be calm....Let’s pour out the whole bottle with all the sediment. After a succesfull action the fruity aroma opens. Blackcurrant, some wild-berries are mixed with pine and resin, molasses and cocoa, dark chocolate. After a slip the taste bomb explodes. Full, fine and creamy mouthfeel brings a balanced palate with a fine carbonation. Fruits with dark chocolate, berries with molasses, vanilla with tobacco, ash and smoke with pine and resin - that rules the aftertaste. Awesome, good, fine. Yumm, give me some more bottles, please!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20003) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 30, 2013
Bottled (thanks to mom & dad, shared with Kimi). Very deep rubyish copper colour, close to black, with a small off-white head. Aroma is roasted malts, citrus, fruits, some ripe fuits, resin and mild spruce as well. Flavour is quite much bitter fruits with some floral and mild toasted notes as well. Also shows alcohol in the flavour, yet it’s very nicely balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrik (216) - - MAY 30, 2013
Mycket välbalanserad Black IPA. Rejält med fräscha amerikanska Humletoner. Tydlig choklad smak med lite espresso. Ganska torr. Jippi bra jobbat Bästa svenska black IPA .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (7722) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2013
Towering, beige, dense irregular head, very slowly collapsing over practically black beer. Chocolate, dry hopbales, and also quite distinctly thyme and a hint at rosemary. Bitter-roasted-burnt, if nowhere ’over the top’ - very pleasing. Black chocolate with roast - ashes. Suddenly a new flavour which is quite kafir lime(leaf) like. Well-bodied, if not really thick. Gristslickness, even a bit dusty. Surprising - in the good way! Many thanks to Stef!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Dark black colour with a large to huge, creamy, excellent lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, moderate to heavy hoppy, pine, spruce, wood, light to moderate grapefruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, roasted, sharp hops, dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130112]


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