Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Black IPA
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bacchanalia (146) - milton, Cambridgeshire, - JUN 17, 2011
Pours out a gem, deep black with dense creamy head. Nose is quite restrained, slight spice, light choco & waft of caramel, light citrus acidity. Palate is well rounded & soft, flavours are roasted barley, spiciness & slightly chalky dry finish with a light dusting of milk choco. It’s a nice enough beer but lacks a little complexity & the hops have fallen away somewhere. I reckon this might have been blinding just after it was brewed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
7stern (399) - Bromma, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2014
Dark brown, almost black with lasting laces. Pine and melon aroma. Grapefruit, soap and some toast. Balanced and nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (2105) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2014
Flaska från SB. Närmast kolsvart, lågt beige skum. Stor humledoft och smak. Mycket tall, en hel del grape och lite tropiska frukter. Stor grapebeska. Inga brända smaker och endast lätta rostade toner och en liten rund mjuk munkänsla. En riktigt bra svart IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gegwilson (1269) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle from Rehills of Jesmond. Deep brown, almost black with a good foamy tan head. Starts sweet and fruity with pine notes. So e roasty flavour in the background - a little too in the background for me. The finish is bitter chocolate with a little lingering ash. A good BIPA, but Iwas was hoping for even more from this brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHult (291) - SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2014
Flaska i present från @thaalcoholic, tack! Svart vätska med ljusbrunt skum. Doftar friskt och fruktigt. Smakar kraftigt av rostad malt och humlig fruktighet. Bra!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1449) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2014
September 5, 2014. Bottled july 23, 2014. Pours dark brown with a small dense tan head. Aroma is peach, citrus, pine apple, pine, light coffee and ash. Taste is light to medium sweet, medium roasted and pine bitterness. Finish is light ot medium roasted and medium dry hoppy bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lilja (1685) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2014
Smak och doft av humle, malt, rostade toner, grapefrukt, granskott och tropiska frukter så som aprikos och persika. Fruktig, tylig beska med smak av grapefrukt och tall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3309) - Vantaa, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2014
33cl bottle from systembolaget. Bottled at hotel room. Bottled on 23.07.14. Dark brown, thin white head. Roasted malt, bread, hops. Citrusy, roasty.hoppy. Nice but not top notch. That I have got used to from this brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (2318) - FINLAND - SEP 27, 2014
bottle@hotel. black. cascadian citrus pine hoppy with a roasty backing. med bodied, nice roasty, slight ashy. nice citrus fruityness too. clean. nice. bit charred dry finish, but otherwise excellent bipa.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikeyo1 (235) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle @ home. Pours pitch black with an amazingly creamy looking head with an off-white plus beige colored texture. Aroma has lots of pine apple, orange, tangerine and grape, and a balanced background of toffee, cookies, pine needles, lemon zest, and hints of coffee & ash. Medium bodied and smooth. Grape and orange up front, with a nice transition to peach and pine apple in the mid taste that also has some sweetness, bread & toffee that nicely balances the hops. Grape and pineapple, nuts, wood and pine needles in the finish, with an assertive and balanced coffee and tropical bitterness. Complex with a perfect balance, wow!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Burgers (333) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 26, 2014
6.7%. Dark brown with a tan head. Aromas of roasted malts, pine and chocolate. Taste balanced bitter and sweet.

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