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Brewed by Brouwerij t IJ
Style: Black IPA
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Brewed for Cafe Flamingo, Eerste Van der Helststraat 37, Amsterdam. Dryhopped with Cascade and Simcoe.


Mjp12's rating

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mjp12 (155) - York, North Yorkshire, - FEB 21, 2014
Fantastic aroma, and mouthfulls of flavour, fom a draft measure in brewery tap. Better than the ipa.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJvd (682) - NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2014
33 cL bottle at home. Pours hazy dark brown with a medium off-white head. Aroma has chocolate, some roasted malts, earth and some fruity hops. Taste has some chocolate, some coffee and fruity hops with a medium bitter finish. Medium body and low to medium carbo. Decent, not as yeasty as most beers from t IJ.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (2146) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours a blackish brown beer with a big beige head on top. Aroma is yeasty, licorice, earthy hops and caramel malts. Medium fruity. Flavor is medium bittersweet, touches of both licorice and much juicy bitter hops. Hop character is not really defined in this beer, but certainly there. Medium short, light bitter aftertaste. Very decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (691) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
bottle at home. poured a hazy dark brown black colour with a nice lasting tan head. bitter chocolate, earth, yeast, burned sugar, small amount of roasted malts, some spiced pepper. small bitterness. overall a good black ipa. but it could use a bit more body

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kalervo (626) - FINLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Decent moderately hopped black IPA. Lots of roasted malts with a hint of coffee. With a more edgy bitterness this could have been really really good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Svesse (5890) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2014
(Draught at t IJ, Amsterdam, 28 Feb 2014) Black colour with creamy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with coffee, cocoa, spruce needles and grapefruit. Malty, roasted taste with notes of chocolate, dark bread, coffee and a dry finish with a generous cocoa and resinous bitterness. More than medium body, quite dry. Tasty and well made black IPA. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jeroenhensen (164) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
Prachtig etiket, bijna zwart met crme kop. Lekker op smaak, alleen net te branderige mout smaak.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (2749) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 7, 2014
Bottle. Very dark brown, average to large and mostly lasting light brown head. Moderate, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, light caramel and light tropical fruitiness, roasted - light burnt malt, grapefruit - piney hoppyness. Body is medium, malty and dryish flavor, light caramel and faint tropical fruitiness, roasted malt, piney - some grapefruit hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and dry, roasted - light burnt malt, faint - light metal, piney hoppyness. OK dry and roasted black IPA

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (3193) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - MAR 21, 2014
Black bodied and tan head. Not as thick as expected though. Coffee, resin hops. Aromatic but not quite as rich as I hoped. Yeast is cleaner than Im used to for t IJ. Bubbly mouth feel, bit too carbonated. I really wanted to love this, but although its tasty for sure, my hopes were a bit too high... (33cl bottle from Paris St Bire)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fkoolen (143) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2014
Beautiful bottle. Deep dark brown colour, big foamy beige head. Surprisingly sweet hoppy nose with citrus fruits, strawberry but also some porter/stout tones to be distinguished like (roasted) coffee and cacao. These tones come back in the taste with mainly sweetness and citrus hops in the mouth and a roasty, dry aftertaste: near perfectly balanced, surprising and complex. Firm body, relatively high carbonation but very drinkable with a pleasant mouthfeel. Definitely a beer Id recommend.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
juppiejo (12) - - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle from Spar Spaarndammerstraat. Nice dark colour, slightly beige head. Little dull Blipa though, not that hoppy,sour aftertaste.


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