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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black IPA brewed with Australian Galaxy hops.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (4223) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2013
Keg at The Bat. Looks the part for sure. Lots of coffee and dark fruits on the nose. Taste follows this, but with something slightly sour, and roasted. bitter finish. Not bad, but wouldn’t have again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2013
keg at the bat ... deep black ... thin tan head ... soft dry roast ... light pine nose ... little too cold ... dark roast ... little bitter ... soft chocolate ... light bitter pine roast finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiammanghilla (646) - Genova, ITALY - JUN 3, 2013
Bottiglia 75cl. Nera con schiuma marroncina fina e molto persistente. Si sente molto il tostato del malto poi arriva il luppolo, amaro e fruttato. Finale ancora con amarezza e un po’ di caffè. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iFox

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TommyFi (104) - Firenze, ITALY - MAY 20, 2013
Di colore nero, buon cappello di schiuma color nocciola. Al naso è un infuso di luppolo che copre parzialmente gli aromi dei malti tostati. In bocca si percepisce il roasted, il cacao amaro, il caffè. Finale intenso lunghissimo. A mio parere supera i parametri dello stile Black IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogbomb (967) - ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2013
Keg. Jet black with a few ruby hints and a thin light tan head. Nose is a hint of coffee and blackberries. Taste is interesting. First blackberry, then coffee and milkshake, then finally a dryness and a hit of bitter grapefruit. A bit of a taste rollercoaster. If the finish wasn't so harsh, is enjoy this a bit more.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1457) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2013
Svart med lite skum. Røstet maltlukt. Velbalansert smak av kaffe og sjokolade. Litt bitter ettersmak. Melkebaren.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nilsas (1717) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2013
God ubestemmelig lukt. Frisk fruktig smak. Et godt lettdrukket mørkt øl. Mye bedre enn navnet skulle tilsi.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (1052) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2013
light coffee coloured head and coffee coloured beer. slight burnt smell with some cat pee. bitter, sour and hoppy taste. mediocre bland aftertaste almost no carbonation and very flat (perhaps because it’s coming from handpump/draft?).draft @ la tape / notes from backlog

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3304) - Radom, POLAND - APR 21, 2013
Znakomite, Wloska innowacja tworcza nie ma granic. Wspaniale czarne piwo z intensywnym czekoladowo-chmielnym aromacie. Wielka brązowa piana utrzymująca sie sporo czasu. Piwo w smaku czekoladowe gozkie i ciezkie. Finisz jak najbardziej chmielowy.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13259) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 20, 2013
Draft at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Black color, massive brown head with great retention and solid lacing. Aroma is dark and roastay. Taste is slightly sour coffee and dark fruits. Very nice.


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