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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Black IPA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   IBU: 120   EST. CALORIES: 297   ABV: 9.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Black Imperial IPA brewed with black malts, body salts and french press coffee.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopwine (267) - Bend, Oregon, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Tons of roasted malt, prominent coffee, primarily pine for the hop profile accompanied by some citrus. Firm, but not overbearing bitterness provides an interesting counterpoint to the richness of the coffee. Really nice stuff!


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (1716) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle 330ml. Thx JF. Pours black with low beige head. Good lacing. Aroma is of coffee, pine, citrus, chocolate. Taste is of coffee, pine, citrus, chocolate, bitterness, alcohol (hot). Palate: Full bodied. Soft-medium carbonation. Overall: Pretty good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4296) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle from drinkshop.sk Very dark chestnut brown color with huge off-white head. Roasted malt, aromatic hops in aroma. Taste, dark malt caramel, overlapped by citrus hops. Long hoppy bitter finish. Tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Simonsen (628) - NORWAY - JUL 26, 2014
Flaske fra vinmonopolet kolbotn. Svart farge, lite/moderat karbonert, lys skumtopp. En svart ipa med mye kaffesmak, brent malt, brunt sukker, humle, grapefrukt. En Utrolig god og velbalansert øl. Merker nesten ikke bitterheten og at det 9.9%

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sebilinz (453) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle. Nice dark brown nearly black body with brown lasting head. Aroma is first of a Ipa after some times it changes to the aroma of a stout. Taste is pine coffee vanilla and dried fruits. Aftertaste is smooth coffee with some cocoa. I can’t believe that this is 120 Ibus. Very nice one.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hohops (226) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Appearance is very very dark brown, almost black, with a 2-3 finger mocha-coloured foamy head which persists throughout. Looks great, and smells the same- coffee, chocolate, dark malts, burnt toast notes, hints of bitter hops. Taste- huge amounts of coffee here, bitter espresso notes, mocha, milk chocolate, very bitter- the hops come through at the end. Full mouthfeel, smooth and silky in the mouth, with a very long and bitter finish. The alcohol is pretty much completely hidden. Delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DanielBrown (3748) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines. Very delicious. Super light and fresh avec mons tongue. A nibbly bite of hops, with a painted staircase of smooth intense mocha coffee. Does not taste nearly 10% - remarkably well done.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lukasmh (83) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle. AWESOME LABEL - best iv’e seen! Pours dark dark brown, let’s no light through. One finger light brown head with great lacing. Aroma is hoppy! Loads of simcoe! Coffee, roasty but really fresh. Taste is slightly sweet, dark chocolate end roasty, but is also in someway citrusy, which then is overtaken by the dry bitterness and bitter coffee. Light to medium body. N1! Warmin, but no notice of the alcohol!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arve_Christian (3000) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 19, 2014
On bottle at Sandefjord Ølfestival. Pitch black, some offwhite foam- high viscosity. Roasted aromas, hops , coffee, licorice, leather ; high intensity . Full body & high complexity . Solid bitterness - good balance . Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerconnaiseur (49) - BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2014
Pours a very dark brown with beautiful lacing. Aromas of sour coffee, pine, roasted malts and vanilla. Taste is chocolate, espresso, and roasted malts. Wonderful cross IPA and coffee stout. Beautiful!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle from Kitsilano Liquor, Vancouver; bb 04/12/18, batch 440
Black color with generous brownish head. The aroma of fruity, perfumy beer is perceived as soon as the cap is removed, so typical of these Danish contract brewed beers: some coffee and roasted malt. Robust but lean body, if thicker it would be an Imperial Stout; the flavor profile starts with an Imperial Stout, strong roasted malt, some coffee, a bit salty, hints of liquorice; and then a powerful hopping, very resiny, but that also offers fruity sides; moderate residual sweetness. Ends with traces of alcohol, warming.
Solid, flowery. Very good.


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