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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

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RATINGS: 288   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.


yespr's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, - JUN 29, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted and grapefruity. Roasted malty and light grapefruity flavoured. Light herbal coffee like. Bitter and grapefruity to coffee like finish.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (590) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle. Jet black pour with a frothy tan head. Burnt malts, some peat, exotic fruits, vanilla, some alcohol burn, coffee and chocolate. Somehow this weird mix of flavours comes together and actually tastes good. Good stuff!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
GlasgowTAD (37) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Pours an opaque black, with a mocha head. Smells of chocolate, freshly ground coffee and piney hop aromas. Taste is coffee, bitter dark chocolate and a tang of chili and salt. This beer is quite viscous, its like drinking a strong coffee and dark chocolate milkshake.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kingvit (182) - - SEP 13, 2014
Aroma: coffee, caramel, cocoa, milk, pine, citrus, chilli, red fruit, biscuit; Appearance: dark brown, minimal foamy head; Taste: medium bitterness, medium sourness, slight sweetness; Palate: slick texture, medium body, astringent finish, average carbonation Perfectly hidden alcohol, delicate coffee stout in the beginning with a slowly submerging hoppy-citric kick. Fine and rather dry, for connoisseurs. Sip slowly.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer0clock (138) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Very nice french coffee, initial taste is that your drinking a stout and then later you realise its an ipa. It alternates between the coffee and the ipa which I always think is a bit disconcerting, its very nice but Im not a fan of black ipas really, I find more I dislike then I like, really for hubby who adored it, dark, carbonated, head, lacing, bottle at bottle shop.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
scarab (27) - - SEP 11, 2014
Perfect Imperial Black IPA with coffee. Outstanding look, wonderful aroma and magnificent taste. Full of citrus, tropical fruits and pine. Additionally - with bunch of coffee and chocolate. Perfection!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stouby (3726) - Holbk, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle at home. Black with a brown head. Aroma heavy malty (roasted, burnt, coffee) and hoppy. Flavor medium sweet, medium+ bitter. Medium+ body.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
erickok (3533) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - SEP 9, 2014
Very black and thick tan head. Huge aroma if coffee, pine hops, spruce, cookies, some raisin, yet fresh ingredients as well. Wow, Im impressed! Super smooth, strong bitterness and roasted flavours. Refined? Not the right word, but its not overdone for my taste. I love it! Just my kind of beer! (33cl bottle from A la bire comme la bire)

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Michal95 (39) - POLAND - SEP 8, 2014
The best Black IPA ive ever had. Aroma of citrus, coffee, pine. Also a bit of pleasant alcohol (like red wine) Taste is great balance between fruity hops and malts (coffee, dark chocolate) Oily texture. Drinkability is very high, alcohol is well hidden. Perfection.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cool_Bond (1397) - Kung av l @ Facebook, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2014
Good aromas of caramel and dark malts. Hard bitter and salty taste. Heavy bitterness that fills out the sides of the mouth for a long time. Follow me @ Kung av l @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (153) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle shared with Vestergaard. Pours black with a thick off-white head. Aromas of some settled hops, some orange peel, citrus, slight smoke, roast, coffee and some licorice. Slightly boozy. Taste is pretty sweet, roasty, malty with a very subtle smokey backnote.


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