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Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Black IPA
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
C’est ma version d’une porter avec un houblonnage renforcé: 50 IBU pour « seulement » 5,2-5,5 % d’alcool. Elle contient pratiquement la teneur en houblon d’une IPA, mais sa couleur brun-noir provient des malts rôtis. Je la brasse une ou deux fois par an.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13573) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle, 6%. Fruity and farty aroma., hint of refreshing hop. Hazy brown colour. Small tan head. The flavour is rather bitter to begin with. Then comes a fruity note, and surprisingly a sort of bacterial acidity. A clean acidity, though.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bamsen78 (3078) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle from Embrouille - thank you! Pours clear darkish amber with stable off-white head. Clear aroma of malt and caramel, with fruity notes. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with notes of citrus and a touch of grass. Mildly bitter finish. Rather unbalanced but definitely enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andrewturba (961) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 16, 2013
Pours a hazy brown with at least 2 inches of pillowy beige head with big clumps of lace on the glass. Aroma is bread, toffee, light citrus and nuts. Aroma overall is a bit weak. Flavour is roasted malts, cocoa, mild-medium bitterness, earthy, fruity, grapes and lingering dry/bitter finish. Doesn’t really fit as black ipa but maybe it doesn’t quite fit in the given categories. Overall it’s a bit unbalanced.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6643) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with golden highlights and a ridiculously massive head that requires multiple installments to pour, then vanishes leaving a few patches of spotty lace. Aroma is chestnuts and bread, light hops. Flavour is mellow nutty malts, light plastic, moderate bitterness. Do not see how this is a black IPA. It’s actually a mess.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (8852) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle. Poured a dark brown, almost black color with a smaller sized off white head. Earthy, floral, roasty, chocolate, with a coffee bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChopperPY (53) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 6, 2013
Les trois dames c est de la tuerie et cette Brown ale est super sympa. Une belle amertume un joli boisé caramel qui nous offre une ballade dans les bois. Merci à Raphaël est ces dames ! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ysolem (35) - - AUG 6, 2013
Autour d un feu de bois et de joyeux amis , cette bière se savoure tel un bon cervelas Merci les 3 dames toujours génial ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElDesmadre (1524) - Mikołów, POLAND - JUL 15, 2013
Bottle, traded with Allen. It tastes like the brewer was afraid of overhopping and committed the mistake of not hopping it enough. Roasted and chocolate notes mainly, against the background of some apricot, citrusy and piney hoppiness. There are also some interesting cherry notes. Rather dry body, while the malty flavour relegates the hoppiness almost into nonexistence, save for the moderately strong, citrusy and piney bitterness. Nice, creamy carbonation but flavourwise it is a bit empty. Like a pepped up version of a dull porter that’s become significantly less dull as a result, yet is still lacking.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (5336) - ITALY - JUL 9, 2013
Mogano buona schiuma piuttosto persistente note maltate leggero tostatature cioccolato lieve caramello decisa luppolatuta leggermente ciyrica buon amato didcreto corpo leggera acidita

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4778) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2013
From bottle at Erzbierschof, Wintherthur. Very dark brown with a capuccino head. Malty aroma with hints of coffee. Quite malty with discrete, but noticeable bitterness. More brown than Indian.


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