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Brewed by Slottskällans Bryggeri
Style: Black IPA
Uppsala, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Eight är vår version av Black IPA. Denna relativt nya amerikanska ölstil dök upp första gången redan 1988, men det är först de senaste två åren som den har ökat i popularitet. Vi har valt att göra vår Black IPA som en stout med massor av humle från Amerika, Australien och Nya Zeeland. I både doft och smak finns tydliga inslag av citrus och tropiska frukter och i smaken märks dessutom drag av svartpeppar och en lätt bränd chokladton i avslutningen.

Klassifikation: Mörk Indian Pale Ale.

Användning: Detta kraftiga smakrika öl har många användningsområden. Den är en utmärkt sällskapsdryck i goda vänners lag. Inte så kyld fungerar den mycket bra i kombination med choklad, chokladkaka eller kraftiga ostar. Lite mer kyld fungerar den bra till exempel med rökt renkött eller italienska korvar.

Innehåll: Fyra sorters malt: pilsnermalt, ljus karamellmalt, chokladvetemalt och carafall special-malt.
Fyra sorters humle: Hallertauer Northen Brewer, Columbus, Pacific Jade och Galaxy.

Alkoholhalt: 8 %

Artikelnummer hos Systembolaget: 89104-03


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2013

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

[ Trade by omhper ]. Dark dark black brown colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, moderate to heavy hoppy, pine, citrus, grapefruit, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dark roasted, pine, fruity hops, roasted bitter, hops bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130110]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2012
Draught@SBWF2012. Black colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is fruity, mildly spicy, some roasted malts as well as liquorice. Flavour is rather similar with a big roasted and quite a hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19324) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2012
Draught at SBWF. Hazy near black, beige head. Aroma of pear and licorice. Dry with above medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Aniseed and grain, vanilla, pears and black currant. Increasingly bitter finish. A beer with big flavours.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11158) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Systembolaget, Hyltebruk. Pours lovely black with a small, staying, creamy, beige head. Aroma has roasted malts, light dark chocolate, soft citrus, light pine. Medium to low carbonation, fine dry and creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has quite some roasted malts, light coffee and cocoa. Fine bitterness with pine and citrus. Roasted astringent lingering bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10904) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget webshop. Black with a lasting light brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt and moderate hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 100813

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10275) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2012
Sample at SBWF 2012. Dark amber beer with a quite nice beige head. Hoppy metallic aroma, chocolate, quite bitter, cocoa, fruity notes, citrus, pine, mango, bread notes, some grass. Hoppy bitter flavor, hay, caramel, metal, pine, sharp bitterness, metal and some chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9443) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 23, 2013
courtesy of Per - almost black beer, cloudy and with a robust and long lasting creamy beige foam; nice lacework; fair aroma of licorice and black chocolate, roasted malts and hay; assertive and tasty, some astringence and a solid bitterness, full-bodied, roasted chocolatey and earthy finish with a long lingering hoppy bitterness and more notes of licorice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9281) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 18, 2013
330ml bottle (Konttori, Tampere) (7+:5:7+:4:14=3.8++)
Black, huge rocky tan head. Nice hoppy aroma, but clearly a dark roast too. Spicy, and even some coconut. Full palate. Full roast, burnt bitterness, ever-present grapefruity hops. Burntness just on the limit of aggressivenesss. Good hoppy dark stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7780) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2013
Sampled draught at "En öl & whiskymässa" in Göteborg, on April 13, 2013.
Black color, brown head. Hoppy, green, citrus scent. Malty, grainy, bitter, citrus taste. Bitter aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Grapefruit.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6207) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2012
330 ml bottle @ Gastropub Nordic, Tampere.
Pours a dark brown, almost black colour with a small head. Aroma of exotic fruits, some floral notes and citrus. Flavour of roasted malts, strong pungent bitterness, pine needles and again exotic fruitiness. Medium bodied, thin mouthfeel and a bitter, harsh finish. Thin but still good.


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