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


on tap

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Intergalactic Black Cascadian Incredible Pale Ale

Pushing the boundaries of style and definitions: the extreme flavours of Galaxy hops mix with a rich, dark malt base.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Labove (427) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 6, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2012 Black IPA di squisita fattura, malti tostati e luppolo in perfetto equilibrio, davvero una grande birra. Peccato sia una one shot.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
isthatsmithy (4) - AUSTRIA - FEB 20, 2016 does not count
In bottle. Amazing Aroma and taste to match. My young sun smelt it and said straight away, smells like lychees! He has a point. A smashing full well balanced beer. Top drawer. Forza Italia!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
gabrieleee (16) - Roma, ITALY - APR 19, 2012
Fantastica Black IPA !! il malto tostato e torrefatto unito alla grande quantità di luppolo presente ne fanno una birra amara saporita e decisa nei suoi sapori.Veramente buona e beverina nonostante la combinazione amara del caffe e del luppolo!!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Zarin (202) - ITALY - FEB 28, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 23, 2012 A: malts, roasty, hops A: brown medium foam T: roasted malts and hops. P: mb: o: 19/20

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - JUL 14, 2012
Ultimamente ho una passione davvero sfrenata per le black ipa! questapoi mi è piaciuta particolarmente. Bel colore nero come la notte tanta schiuma color nocciola, molto persistente, sapore di ipa e sapore di caffè e altro per via dei malti tostati, sapore di luppoli e caffè si sposano molto bene a mio avviso! Ottimo retrogusto complesso e duraturo!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3998) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Patjeadam (152) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle @ home. What an amazing black ipa, or should I say black cascadian ale. First aroma is underwhelming with the first taste. Chocolate, creamy coffee, fruits, flowers, roasted malts, sweet caramel. Incredibly good balance. One of the best I had in the black ipa corner. Highly recommended. ---Rated via Beer Buddy (iOs)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (7952) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 2, 2012
draft sample @ Chez Moeder Lambic Fontainas // Italian Beer Festival // black with a mocha head // smells like mocha, I am getting sorachi ace, fruity with berries, dark fruits, grapefruit, pine, touch chocolate and roast // bitter cocoa, coffee, chocolate, touch roast, dark fruits, sorachi in the finish, nice finish, berries, grapefruit, pine, touch sweet earthly hops // smooth and creamy // I am begging to feel that Black IPA’s are beging to evolve to genuine black IPA’s as opposed to Imperial Porters with plenty of hops // I like them either way and this is a great one

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sir__v (2042) - Lille, FRANCE - OCT 28, 2012
Color: black beer with small brown head. Smell: chocolate, licorice, sugar complexity. Taste: bitter !!! Chocolate and licorice! Aftertaste: licorice and wet bitter!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
colui72 (661) - HONG KONG - DEC 11, 2015
Dark brown nearly black, with a medium beige head. Aroma is floral, hoppy and fruity, some coffee. Taste goes very complex, straight bitter-tart, coffee, grapefruit, very hoppy, some roasted malts. A great ale.

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