Brewed by Tempest Brew Co
Style: Black IPA
Tweedbank, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Imperial Black IPA. Deep within the dark malty complexity live the hops. Palate cleansing up front intensity chased by citrus, pine, BlackBerry and spice. Porter by appearance. IPA by attitude.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (2414) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2015
Aroma: floral hops, some pine, dark, toasted malts. Appearance: black, small, creamy, beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: first intense floral hops, toasted malts, some fruitiness. Overall: very nice Black IPA, well-balanced, good aroma. Pint at Cloisters Bar, Edinburgh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4587) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle. Black with a lovely hoppy aroma. Pleasant hoppy flavour and a small head. So drinkable it is unbelievable. An excellent example of this style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZodiacM (451) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2015
Schenkt een mooi zwart bier. Geuren van hop, zwarte bessen, smaken van hop, zwarte bessen, citrus. De afdronk is bitter met een grassige ondertoon. Een heerlijke Black IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
downender (7253) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle from Corks of Cotham, Bristol. Jet black and opaque, with a tight, beige, head. Rich aroma of ripe blackberries, pine, plain chocolate and orange peel. Flavour had more chocolate, toasty malts, some black currant fruit pastille sweetness, followed by some pine and a dryish finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MayumiH (498) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle at home. Toasted malt, blackberry, bitter chocolate, citrus and pine. Porter by appearance. IPA by attitude. Top notch.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (2379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle from Rehills of Jesmond. Pours almost black with a good tan head. Big sweet grapefruit and pine aroma. The taste is full with lots of resinous pine and sweeter tropical notes. The roasted malt flavour is a little in the background. Some coffee and burnt toast. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1483) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2015
330ml bottle, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, citrus, pine. Body is light medium, texture is creamy, finish is moderate bitter and roasty. Carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackradioboy (126) - SCOTLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle. (£2.39) This is excellent. Beautiful aroma. Smells and tastes alive! Huge flavour, long finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cokemonkey11 (290) - - MAY 12, 2015
Black IPA. 330ml, brown bottle, cork and cask, Edinburgh. Scent is strong grapefruit zest and lightly bitter. Pours black with a thin brown head like a cola. Taste is earthy, full-bodied, and malty. Fantastic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jantek (1) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015 does not count
Bought in Rehill’s in Newcastle. Pours black with beige head. Looks great. The intensive aroma and taste that of pine and hops with a bit of resin. Medium Bitterness which lingers for a while. One of my favourite black IPAs. Very drinkable too. Recommend it.

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