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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: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HammerTroll (737) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 20, 2015
Pitch black, huge tan head. Nice roasty aroma mixed with hops. Taste is maybe not extreme, but it’s very drinkable. Long coffee and fruity finish. Medium body, soft carbonation, creamy texture. Alcohol is nowhere to be found. Very nice BIPA.
(Svijet Piva 0,33l bottle)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rammer (331) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAY 20, 2015
Very mild hop flavor. Partly bitterness, good density. Great Black IPA. Simular Zwart & Wit.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bubeer (60) - - MAY 19, 2015
Dark impenetrable brown with red hints in the tips. Very large rocky brown head. A fight between hops and roast in the nose, with interchangeable winner. Heavy bitter. Full body. Fizzy carbonation. Hops: Galaxy, Centennial, Columbus, Cascade

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (781) - CROATIA - MAY 18, 2015
Very dark brown color, huge brownish head. Aroma of milk chocolate, cocoa, grapefruit, pine... very fruity. Taste of citrus, orange, milk chocolate, cocoa. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Very nice BIPA.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (1855) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle in the Trembling Madness, York. Pours deep brown, almost black with a cream head. Resinous pine aroma. The taste starts sweet and spicy with lots of pine and lovely roast malt undertones. Pretty awesome.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
azzie (417) - - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle 0.33l. Dark liquid with big beige head. Medium to full body, light carbonation. Cocoa and coffee aroma with grapefruit. Taste of grapefruit, liquorice and herbs. Refreshing and very nice to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zakoon (185) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2015
33cl bottle enjoyed @ home. Pours very dark brown with a two finger beige head. Aroma is grassy, citrus, roasted malt and coffee. Flavour is bitter and medium roasted. Medium bodied, average carbonation. Finish is resinous.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (601) - - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle from hop hideout, sheffield. Black with nice stodgy tan head. Aroma is piney hops and dark roast coffee. Taste is biting bitterness and a small hum from the alcohol. Slightly prickly and medium body. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrOrla (451) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black with a creamy beige head. Taste Roast, liquorice citurs, hops. Dry and crips. well done

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6737) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 17, 2015
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo NY. medium bodied black pour, roasted malt forward, light dark chocolate, burnt malts & medium bitterness. touch of pine. Decent Black iPA


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