Tsekouratos (113) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - FEB 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Dark ruby color, clear, with a thin white head. Hoppy aromas of some fruits, not so prominent. Taste somewhat bitter, but never felt the Black characteristics. Maybe some maltiness, but that’s all. bitter aftertaste, not so strong. Medium body with medium to high carbonation.
drunk_again (120) - GREECE - FEB 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap. black color with thin head. aroma is fruity and mild hoppy. taste is bitter with malty notes and spices. bitter finish.
budedou (260) - Villemandeur, FRANCE - FEB 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hoppy dark toasted malt nose. Great hop bitterness, toasted malts, bitter. Long hop bitter finish.
mR_fr0g (2005) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Keg at Euston tap. Had this a few time before, first time time tick. Clear dark copper caramel, lasting off white cream head. Aroma is fruity as a in fruits with pineapple lychee and coconut. I taste some sorachi ace funk in this. Flavour is solid clean citrus coconut bitterness. Malt is soft roast and caramel. So so drinkable.
ThirstyBird (1198) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a deep brown color with orange highlights and a large light tan head. The smell is fruity with pineapple, mango, citrus with some pine and below it all some roast. The taste is caramel, pine some of the fruit flavors come in later along with some roast but the pine and caramel remain the core flavors. medium in body with nice carbonation.
danlo (903) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle. Clear dark black-brown amber colour, frothy beige foam head leaving some lacing and aroma of caramel plus pineapple & citrusy woody pine hop resin. Taste is rich sweetish roast malt & caramel with a hoppy orange citrus bitterness. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, warming earthy dry lingering bitter finish. Very drinkable Black IPA.
andriesradu (403) - ROMANIA - JAN 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark brown, almost black with a small beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, light roasted, hoppy, some caramel? Great flavor; a combination of light roasted malt, fruits, hops. Nice hoppy and bitter finish.
Holmen2 (409) - NORWAY - JAN 27, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at Cardinal. Black with beige head. Aroma of American hops, citrus and tropical fruits. Surprisingly balanced taste and drinkability. Refreshing. Like a decent IPA, but with dark malts and coffee as well.
Sarpa (671) - FINLAND - JAN 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ Naamat. Pours ruby red with a thick beige head. Sweet malty hops aroma. Malty, sweet flavor.
k92488 (183) - NORWAY - JAN 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Svart og fin. Lite skum som forsvant med en gang. Bitter og fin men lite aroma. Cardinal