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To Øl Black Maria

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To Øl
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black Maria is an American inspired Black IPA. It is black as an stout and hoppy as an IPA. The beer has been brewed with a good amount of highly roasted Carafa Malts, but with a relatively low amount of caramel and chocolate malts. This way we get the burned bitter and delicate chocolate notes in the beers, that goes well with the bitter and fruity aromas of the hops. The lack of caramel and chocolate results in less residual sweetness that you normally pick up from an Stout. For the hops we wanted some hops that could stand up against the Carafa malts. Therefore we used a mix of Columbus, Centennial, Galaxy and Cascade for the hop profile.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2630) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2015
Bottle. Very dark brown with a tiny tan head. Malty and hoppy tones. Malt, fruit, hops and bitterness. Medium to full body with a long bitter / acid finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (540) - ITALY - AUG 29, 2015
33cl bottle. Pours dark brown, almost black with a beautiful creamy beige head. Aroma is light with roasted malts and some sweet fruits and citrus, taste is similar with a more pronounced roastiness, some coffee and licorice. Medium body, medium carbonation. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1164) - Krakow, POLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle Aroma-caramel, dark fruits Appearance-black, hazy, beige foam Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter finish Overall-very good

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mzaar (2078) - Varberg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2015
Flaska från Ivana Trgovina, Split. Svart öl med ett stort krämigt smutsvitt skum. Dofter av rostad malt, mörk choklad och soja. Smakinslag av choklad, lakrits, rostad malt och tropisk frukt. Medelbeska. Rostad avslutning.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4349) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2015
Tap@Fermentoren, Copenhagen - black coloured pour with a beige head. Aroma and taste is a mix of roasted malts and tropical fruits, prominent hoppy, grapefruit, pine needles, chocolate, some caramel, roasted hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alkolas510 (897) - Vänersborg, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2015
Kolsvart med stort ljusbrunt skum. Doftar och smakar rostad malt, kaffe och citrus humle. Mycket bra bipa!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (8316) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
From tap at Taphouse. Black with a small beige head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, fruit, hops, roasted notes, bitterness and chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alister (12) - - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small head. Nose gives resin pine. Surprising lack of sweetness long lasting bitterness. An interesting take on the style

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Madsen1635 (448) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle. Black pour with huge brown head. Aroma has burnt malty notes with chocolate. Taste has instant bitterness. Fresh and roasted coffee at the same time.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (3998) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2015
Fairly earthy, piney hops in the aroma. Nice roasty bitterness in the taste. Hop flavour is not overpowering. Well balanced.


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