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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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A Black Imperial IPA.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle from the Bottle Stop. Poured a dark reddish brown colou with a medium to thick pale beige head. Aroma is yeasty, fruity, pine, hops, grass, chocolate. A nice Belgian take on a style Iím used to from the US and the UK. Flavour has some dark fruit, a little spice, long malty finish. Interesting. As a black IPA didnít do it for me but sod all that bollocks, I enjoyed the beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2662) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
On tap @ Gollemís Proeflokaal. Dark brown with a medium mostly lasting beige head and heavy lacing. Aroma is quite hoppy, but thereís also a good amount of chocolate, light pine and roasted malt. Taste is slightly sweet and moderately bitter with chocolate, roasted malt, pine, citrus and fruity notes. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Somewhat dry finish. The alcohol is well hidden and itís quite drinkable. Very tasty stuff and not too stout-ish despite the chocolate and roasted malt presence. Well executed.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MadRobin (1864) - Silver Spring, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Poured from 330 ml bottle. Cloudy, opaque, dark brown with a 2-finger khaki head and very good lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, prunes, light charcoal, dates, brown sugar, ca, chocolate and earthy hops. Taste of roasted malt, dark fruit, orange, dates , black bread, toffee, roasted coffee, pine, chocolate, tea and floral hops. Unbelievably complex with a new flavor arising with every sip. Medium/light body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nickel (243) - - MAY 19, 2014
Dark brown color with brown head. Rich aroma of citrus hops. Taste is hoppy but with distinctive malt note. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6320) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a creamy beige head. The aroma is roasted and hoppy with fruity notes. The flavor is licorice, fruity hops and light roasted malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PapaVillum (400) - Valby, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2014
75 cl, flaske, 9,2 % ABV, købt i Den Belgiske Ølbutik i Vanløse, 11. maj 2014. Ufiltreret sort/brun belgisk Dark IPA med 1-2 cm moccafarvet fin skumkrone. Spændende sammensat duft. Noget let syrligt, men også duft af brændt malt og belgisk gær. Lækker rig og brændt smag af både den belgiske Westkust-humle og malt. Dejlig balance mellem sødme og bitterhed. Medium indhold af kuldioxid, som netop klæder det humlede i øllet fint. Dejlig lang bittersød eftersmag, som hænger længe i mundvigen. Er man til Imperial Stouts og ønsker lidt mere humle i smagen og friskhed i munden, er dette bryg sagen. Gentagelse, please!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2452) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown, almost black beer with a big beige head on top. Aroma of molasses, dark malts, caramel, dark fruits and earthy hops. Flavor is moderately bitter, decent amount of bitter hops and sweet malts. Dark licorice, caramel and a touch of cardamon and cinnamon. Nice in balance, good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berntholer (801) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
slight beige quite dense head disappears quite fast with structured lacing. coffee coloured. aroma hop, styrofoam, roasted malts. taste like aroma, sweet milkchocolate with a bitter aftertaste from the roasted malts. quite dense mouthfeel, medium carbonation. abv well hidden. bottle 33 cl / bbf apr-2016

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJvd (814) - NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2014
33 cL bottle at home. Pours hazy brown with a medium off-white head. Aroma has some chocolate, malts, roasted malts and mocha. Not much hoppiness in the aroma. Taste has some roasted malts, chocolate, malts and a medium bitterness. Medium body and carbo.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogivlado (5584) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 29, 2014
Bottled 330ml. -Birthday gift from Maja supported by Ludo from Magic Beer Room. Thanks to both. Almost black coloured, medium sized pale beige head, pleasant and pretty intensive roasty and hoppy nose. Roasted malt, chocolate and hops with moderate strong but balanced alcohol presence. Bitter chocolate finish and long-lasting aftertaste. Really good brew.


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