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Thornbridge Valravn

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Black IPA
Bakewell, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Black IPA


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18087) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2016
Tap takeover at Craft Beer Clerkenwell, London. Black beer with a nice beige head. Hoppy earthy aroma, citrus, grapes, hay notes. Hoppy chocolate flavor, caramel, licorice notes. Ok.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2599) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2016
Keg craft clerkenwell. Been after this for a long time. Black good tan head. Citrus pine aroma and taste lots of dark roasty notes with good bitter hops. Nice mouthfeel. Very good

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25207) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Draught@Taphouse (backlog from CBC16-weekend). Very deep amber colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is raisins, some toffee, a bit smoked and some slight toasted notes to it. Flavour is floral, wooden, toffeeish, mild toasted notes as well as some alcohol. Slightly much toasted/roasted notes, otherwise ok.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sir__v (1984) - Lille, FRANCE - JUL 26, 2016
On tap @ Peakender 2016 - Thornbridge Outdoors, UK - Color: deep dark black beer with no carbonation and small brown head. Smell: roasted malt balanced with grassy hops and resin notes. Taste: medium/full body with roasted malt and small coffee notes with grassy bitterness and hops. Good attenuation. Quiet drinkable. Aftertaste: roasted malt, caramel and coffee with wet bitterness. Resin and small alcohol finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fkoolen (927) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2016 Draught @ Thornbridge, Den Bosch. Very dark brown, beige foamy head. Nicely balanced roasted malty coffee and chocolate with tropical fruity and piny hops, quite bitter finish, smoke, leather. Bitterness lingers firmly. Good body, medium-high carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (2759) - SPAIN - JUL 22, 2016
Tap @ Irreale, Madrid, Spain. A: Black. T: Roasted malts, chocolate, licorice, hops.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rami_pl (1765) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 16, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking a Valravn by Thornbridge Brewery at Jabeerwocky Kurde, plyn do mycia naczyn na maksa zdominowal to piwo... Bez oceny, bo to nie wina piwa :/ a pod spodem w sumie niewiele?

tu musze ocenic jakos ;) ale do powtorki

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21196) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 30, 2016
Draft at the Black Swan Leeds. Black color, beige head with spiderweb lacing. Aroma of fruity coffee. Taste is burnt espesso. A big beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (6395) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 27, 2016
(Keg at Hilpeä Hauki, 20160627) The beer poured black. Its head was medium sized and lightly brown. Aroma had burnt malts, liquorice, smoke and sweetness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, burnt malts, liquorice, dark chocolate, pine and bitterness. Aftertaste was burnt, hoppy and bitter. A pleasant roasty and hoppy brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smithld1 (191) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Keg at the rake. Nice. Doesn’t taste the percentage. A cream soda style finish. Sweet.


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