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RATINGS: 397   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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A Black Imperial IPA.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oldmanriver (58) - Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2014
Strong aroma of burnt coffee, and belgian candy sugar. Black in color. A lot going on in the flavor. Some spice and pine notes sprinkled on top of dark malts, coffee, hints of chocolate, and dirty ashtray. Astringency is dominant and lingers.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1278) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
Niet echt mijn ding, voor de echte IPA-liefhebbers blijkbaar wel, maar daar hoor ik niet bij.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (2385) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2014
Flaska från Beernavigator. Mahognyfärgad, stort bestående varmbeiget skum. Söt doft med vanilj, tobak, karamelliserat socker och lite murrig jäst. Alkoholvärme, en hel del resinbeska, rostade smaker av pumpernickel. Beskan tar över lite för mycket, hade nog mått bra av att stå något år. Den känns å andra sidan också aningen oren så jag det hade kanske inte gått så bra heller. Men ytterst sett är inte det här min sorts öl för det är ett maffigt öl som är bättre än mitt betyg.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (1287) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle shared by suurjuust, thanks! Pours dark brown with light tan head. The head stays. Aroma is fruits, roast, and alcohol. Flavor is roast, pine, malt, licorice. Palate is somewhat watery. Finish is roast bitter. Overall: ok beer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CPH2200 (325) - DENMARK - AUG 8, 2014
330 ml bottle, 9.2% abv. Dark cloudy brown with foamy head. sweet chokolate aroma. Taste is bitter with chokolate notes, but not very hoppy. Alcohol is well hidden initially but suddenly hits you. Somewhat light bodied considering the high abv.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TtV (190) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Dark brown, almost black. Light brown head. Aroma is lovely, with caramel and chocolate? The taste has the typical bitterness of IPA, but also has characteristics of a heavy double. Good one!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jeroenhensen (231) - Dongen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2014
Wat een mooi bier is dit zeg. Een dubbele ipa, met zachte afdronk en het goeie van een stout.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2117) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 5, 2014
This is a strange beer. It smells a bit like garbage to me. Some smoke, dried fruit, vegetation. Flavors are better. Mint, smoke, chocolate, coffee, caramel, vegetation. So weird. But in the end good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crlnts (382) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 5, 2014
Brown head. Dark brown body. Dry and bitter finish. herbal, roasted malts chocolate and hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (1111) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2014
33cl botle Appearnce: Brown beer with a 1,5 fingers sized light brownish head, decent retention and leaving a small amount of lacing. Aroma: Roasted malts ,nuts, coffee, Begian yeast and some resin hops. in the back. Tase: Roasted malts, with some good coffee and chocolate ase,Followed by ,caramel and bread after thetgrapefruit and resinous hops.show up.The finish is light hopy wih also some cofee and licorice notes. medium body, average carbonation. A bit too heavy on the roasted malts parts and I prefer my Black IPA’s to be more hoppy, still not a bad brew.


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