Brewed by Birrificio Toccalmatto
Style: Black IPA
Fidenza (PR), Italy
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Black IPA brewed with Australian Galaxy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
graham_murphy (224) - - JAN 1, 2014
I quite like this. A lot of black IPAs come out on the sweet side and fail to hit the bitter citrus notes that I look for. Not this one. The citrus and pine is there, albeit delicately, and it’s not too sweet. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Pours brown. Roasted chestnuts on the nose with chocolate and malts as well. Citrus on the palate with some funky almost brett sourness as well. A really nice IPA once it got a little warmer, a little too cold when served. (rating backlog rated on or around 16/06/2013)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2013
On tap at Christian Firtal. Aroma of citrus hops, with some licorice, and a less pleasant note of yeast or old hops(?) Sweet malty flavour with roasted character and licorice, and some citrus hops. Quite bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (13348) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
21st December 2013
Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Smooth palate, light and crispy. Smooth dark malts, touch of coffee and a whisper of dark chocolate. Tangy dried fruits underneath. Thin light malt cream. Light piney hops, mildly spicy. Very light citrus. Finishes semi dry and crisp. A refreshing and easy drinking black ipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjoerdve (46) - - DEC 24, 2013
Big 75cl bottle. Appearance is deceiving. It looks like a dark beer. But it isn’t. Good full ipa. Would recommend

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PotjeBier (1419) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
On tap @ Beer Temple with JulienHuxley, Martinus & Jeremy. Black color. Dense, off white head. Aroma’s: pine, roasted malts, herbal. Flavor is moderate bitter with hints of fruity sourness. Medium bodied. Finishes with ash, dry, moderate bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (2514) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2013
On tap at BeerTemple. Black pour with off white head. Very hoppy aroma, tame roastiness, very tropical hoppiness with light piney notes. Taste is bitter, roastiness is much more present in the taste, nice juicy hop flavor to balance however, very tasty black IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (9832) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle from Vinspecialisten, Aalborg. Almost black with a lasting light brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 171213

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichTheVillan (2121) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; dark brown pour with big frothy beige head, roasted malt and pine hop aroma, taste has a decent amount of piney resinous hop with some glorious roasted malts and coffee, a hint of grapefruit moderate bitterness, wonderful mouthfeel, this is one of those beers where your glad you had a 750 to yourself.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (748) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Tap at Beer Temple, Amsterdam, 10th December 13. Lovely rich aroma, lots of hops and toasty malt, smooth and soft mouth feel and the beer is very drinkable

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