beerandbeyond (708) - ISRAEL - JUL 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle poured into a tumbler glass.
Clear and very dark brown with a decent tanned head.
A nice mix of roasty and piney aromas, with some dark chocolate.
Highly roasted malts flavor, with high bitterness, resinous hops and black coffee.
Medium bodied, somewhat creamy, super long finish and off balanced in a good way.
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very smooth beer with a roasted malt flavor. Mellow hop overtone that balanced out the beer
beerme31 (543) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours black medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, pine, caramel, grass. Mild sweet taste. Medium roasty body, ave carbonation, thicker texture, mild hop bitterness in the finish that lingers nicely. Solid black ipa, would get again.
ThreeCats (635) - ISRAEL - JUN 26, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice tan head over black body with ruby highlights. Aroma of roast, grass, pine, and citrus. Taste of hop bitterness, then roast bitterness, then hop bitterness. Citrus, grass, roast, nut, coffee. Hoppy-bitter palate. Quite nice.
hershiser2 (1328) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Wine Warehouse. Charlottesville. Pours dark brown with an inch of tan head. Laces nicely. Smells of luscious tropical hops. Smooth piney hops and grapefruit peel in the mouth. Lovely.
DSG (8175) - Tel Aviv, - JUN 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Dark brown to black color with a frothy beige head. Nice aroma of roastiness and hops, citric and piney. Bitterish roasty flavor with faint sweetness, a hint of coffee and nice bitter piney hops with some grapefruit notes. Medium-bodied. Quite good.
zvikar (3962) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 22, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours black to brown with a huge beige head, aroma of cocoa, chocolate and notes of hops, flavor is hoppy with lemon, chocolate, pine, grapefruit, medium bodied
wlajwl (4430) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma is dark malts, slight mustiness and pine notes. The flavor is dark/earthy malts, light grapefruit/citrus and a tangy/tart/dry finish.
Leafs93 (1834) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black with a substantial tan head into the DFH/Sierra IPA glass. Aroma is roast, pine, smoke, dark chocolate and floral. Taste is sweet with some moderate roast bitters, the sweetness is more prevalent though. Medium bodied with a smooth and silky mouth feel.
beechner224 (865) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours pitch black with a slightly tan head. Aroma is a mix of roasted malt and hops. Taste is a good balance between the malt and hops. After taste is very bitter, the hops certainly take over.