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


on tap

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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Black IPA brewed with Australian Galaxy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (3835) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 12, 2014
Dark brown color. Big molasses and hoppy nose. The mouth is very rich and roasty with big malt backbone complimented by aggressive hops. More malt accented and fairly rich. Molasses and roasted malts a very strong but balanced and very enjoyable brew. Not the typical hop bomb bipa. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2594) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2014
Amazing beer. Very strongly roasted coffee malt, with a fruity backbone of hops. Also has a surprising taste of salt, which gives the beer extra depth. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wolfbass (944) - Firenze, ITALY - MAR 6, 2014
Color mogano con riflessi rossi, e schiuma compatta e persistente color cappuccino. Al naso balza subito la componente agrumata, dopo invece compare anche il tostato. In bocca è davvero splendida, equlibratissima tra la parte agrumata e gusto leggero di caffè. Eccellente.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3605) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2014
0.75l bottle shared with The Tasting Crew. A really good looking huge dark brown head on this one! The beer itself is deep dark and as good as black in the glass. On the nose I get grassy hoppy tones. Will mention that it’s not a fresh bottle this. Also there are tones of phenol, bitter chocolate, salty nuts and a hint of coffee. Really nice lacings on the sides of the glass after a while. Slightly salty and licorice coconut infused in the taste this. It has a above soft prickling carbonation level and a oily mouthfeel. It’s actually quite tasty. Roasty bitter aftertaste and more of that licorice lingering. Quite good. 09.10.2013

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nacho_1985 (88) - Málaga, SPAIN - FEB 21, 2014
Muy buena cerveza de toccalmatto, mucho sabor mucho cuerpo y de alcohol muy suave solo 6 grados, muy buena cerveza

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (1321) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 21, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Black colour with off-white head. Roasted, grass and hops aroma. Roasted, dark chocolate taste, slightly grassy. Bitter. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geiserich (3568) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle: Blck color, coffee brown creamy head. Flavor is malty, light sweet, roasty with cacao powder and coffee bean notes. Also quiete intensive hop notes with mainly citrus flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6160) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2014
Draft at Beer Temple. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of roast, dark chocolate, grassy hops and some citrus. Flavour is moderate sweet and light heavy bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5393) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 22, 2014
Tap at the Beer Temple, Amsterdam. Poured a dark mahogany with a frothy off white head. The aroma is grassy hop citrus. The flavour is medium bitter with a watery spicy hop pepper grassy palate with a short bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (804) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JAN 18, 2014
Black brown with ruby reflexions. Nice rounded aroma of hops and citric, with a hint of bitter chocolate. Mouth-filling yet not invading, hop bitterness balanced with malts and citrus freshness. Quite bitter and persistent bitter aftertaste, perhaps too persistent for my taste. Not my favorite Toccalmatto, but a great one though!

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