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RATINGS: 633   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
English IPA brewed with British Malt Simpsons, British Yeast, UK East Kent Goldings & UK Admiral Hops - and American Formulation. Check it~

Blackheart English India Pale Ale is a throw back historical ale brewed when English I.P.A.s were hopped up to last the long voyage from England to colonial troops in India. Using English malts, English hops, English yeast and aged slightly in oak for a 19th century taste. Amazing artwork greatley contributed by Tim Lehi & Jeff Rassier.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigBang (299) - Indiana, USA - MAY 23, 2012
On tap. Pours a light gold color with little head. Not much in the way of aroma. Taste doesn’t really stand out either - hoppy but not really citrusy or piney - generally bitter (not in a bad way). Doesn’t stand out to me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ehaak26 (122) - - SEP 19, 2016
Draft at Lexington Beerworks. Aroma of caramel malts and citrus. Taste is largely sweet with pleasant bitterness compliment.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (2961) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 15, 2016
22 oz bottle poured, shared by luttonm. Thanks! Pours a hazy copper orange color with a rocky head. Toasty malt aroma with a clear sweet side to it. Bready malt, orange fruit bite, middle to high bitterness, some dryness as well. Oak for sure. Hop bitter, warming finish. Very nice imperial here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - JUL 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color. Aroma and taste are bread, citrus, and some spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sdaniel90 (940) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle, 65cl. Sparkling orange with visible sediment and a creamy offwhite head. Aromas of fruity hops, caramel, pine. Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation. Rich and smooth. Medium sweet, medium to heavy bitterness. Delicious roasted and hoppy character into an exquisite astringent finish. Magnificent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Percy0103 (653) - MEXICO - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle, 650ml. A clear amber beer with a big head and some sediments. Aroma is of citric hops, malt, floral notes and aromatic wood. Medium bodied, with some carbonation and a bitter finish. A great balance between the malt and the hops; an Imperial IPA with a strong English character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1086) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Aroma - caramel, oak, and bountiful pine hops, with subtle floral hops. Appearance - the body is a hazy orange, with a 2+" off-white head. Great foamy lacing. Taste - has a rich mix of caramel malt. An assault of hops ranging from resin, floral, spruce, and citrus hops that come off mostly as grapefruit in nature. There is also an oak and grain quality. Palate - body is medium, texture has a slight oil, the carbonation is average, finish is bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mambossa (298) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Enjoyed on a full moon. Pours an iced tea rich copper gold. Soapy, inconsistent lacing. Nose leads with toasted caramel malt, peppery and oozing ripe stonefruit, a dash of pine resin, a hint of baking spice from the oak. Flavor starts off on the sweeter side, beefy and syrupy malt backbone of toasty honey and molasses, a richly drippy ripe apricot and peach, some nice white flower essences happening. Very sticky. Keeps your mouth smacking away at the residual sugar. Dense, ripe, toasty, with the oak lending a nice baking spice, subtle coffee, vanilla, and bright new wood to the equation. A little dense and sweet for me, but has a great forceful bitter bite as the Floyds always make sure of. Worth trying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
justsayswell (260) - Mission, Kansas, USA - FEB 14, 2016
Bready malt, herbal and floral hops, and alcohol heat in the nose. Medium bodied and a bit sticky, though the alcohol is hidden well. Slightly sweet, almost syrupy malt backbone. Herbal hops, plum, toffee, a little toasted oak. A pleasantly drinkable IIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (2725) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2016
Backlog............................ Tap @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen 20131016.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy, dark golden orange color with apricot edges and a two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Good retention, only slowly settling and leaving large steaks of chunky lacing behind. Earthy floral hop aroma with grassy resins and subtle pine along with sweet caramel malt and delicate oak. The oak adds another layer of complexity without overwhelming the the hop and malt notes. Some dry char and earthy wood which compliments the floral/earthy hop notes and sticky reins. Sweeter malt backbone with toffee, biscuit, caramel and dark fruit. Really nice combo of hops, malt and oak in the nose. Flavor is somewhat similar to the aroma but a bit more complex. Much stronger hop profile than the nose suggests with dank, earthy hop bitterness and resinous oils countered by a sweet malt backbone and dry toasted oak. Again, the oak really stands out without overpowering the other notes. This adds another layer of complexity while complimenting the dry bitterness of the hop profile. Pine, grassy resins, and spruce tip followed by caramel, toffee, toast and dark fruit. Oak comes on strong toward the end of the palate contributing to the dry finish. The high ABV is very well masked making this flavorful and complex beer deceptively drinkable.

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