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Brewed by Sigtuna Brygghus
Style: Black IPA
Arlandastad, Sweden
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34282) - 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]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2012
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malty and chocolate to breadish. Crisp, dark malty and breadish. Crisp hoppy and light grapefruity. Solid hoppy and crisp fruity into the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29135) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2012
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of malt, citrusy hops, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of smoke, malt, caramel, and straw, leading to a dry finish

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of joergen. Pours an opaque black with a vague orange hue and a frothy and lacing light brown head. Fresh citrusy hops atop a subtle roastiness. Medium body, vanillaish roast, citrusy and fruity with a roasty bitter finish. Very smooth mouthfeel. Very pleasant. 301012

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Black coloured with a small beige head. Fruity and light roasted aroma of caramel with burnt notes. Fruity and light roasted flavour of caramel, hops and grass. Hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20239) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19220) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2012
Bottled. Black with rich, firm beige head. Aroma of citrus and pineapple with espresso behind. Mid sweet with near full body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Concentrated flavours of tar, licorice and citrus. Potent warming finish with earthy licorice and long bitterness. A well made solid beer, exploring the borderline between two newly invented styles - imperial porter and black IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty piney licorice aroma. Roasted malty hoppy licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty hoppy piney licorice finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13802) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle @ fonefan berliner weisse, cream ale multistate tasting. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, chocolate, hops, flowers and notes of coffee. Full bodied and dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13748) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle @ Berliner Weisse Takeover Ulfborg, 2013. Pours dark brown with a creamy beige head. Citrus, roast, chocolate, ash and caramel. Dry and hoppy finish. Some alcohol. Smooth.


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