Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 481   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
A Black Imperial IPA.

Wordsworth's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wordsworth (147) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Hoppy and dark with a complex palate. Not as thick as it looks. It's like an IPA and a bock mixed together.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (15601) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2016
Bottled 330ml (Saveur Biere)
Dark ruby color, good creamy beige head, lace. Woody, resiny, even caramelly-berryish nose. Medium-bodied. Sweetish caramel, resin, pine. Alcoholic kick. Warming. Robust, hoppy and also a bit boozy DIPA. Black IPA this is not.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkanu (44) - Iasi, ROMANIA - MAY 15, 2016
Really good beer, totally dark with a huge dark beige head. Tastes of roasted malt, resins and some caramel, hops and cocoa. It’s not too bitter, but it’s really well balanced, remarkable beer I would gladly try again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
venom666 (764) - Elche, SPAIN - MAY 15, 2016
Pours a hazy dark brown color with medium to high beige head. Roasty aroma, caramel, coffee, alcohol, resin and slightly citrus. Taste follows the aroma, roasty/toasty, resiny, caramely and citrusy, but with a strong alcoholic note. Moderate bitterness on the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VDuquerroux (1068) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle, 33cL. @Les Berthom, Tours. A very dark brown, nearly black, beer with a big light brown foamy head ; good retention and lacing. Light fruits (red berries, blackberry), herb, resin, roast, toast, pepper, chocolate. Light sweet, medium dry lasting bitter refreshing ; light warming baseline. Full body, average texture, light creamy, average good carbonation, fruity resinous dry bitter finish. Overall, a really good beer ! Nice toasty spicy bitterness ; good body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wixie (267) - BELGIUM - MAY 14, 2016
Dark brown, average head. Aroma of malt and peat. Heavy body, average carbonation. Taste is sweet and bitter, peaty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NBird (620) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13, 2016
Looks.. Black, tan cream large head. Smells..dark heavy roasted malts, sweet caramel, stone fruit and skittle citrus. Tastes..huge stonefruit, roasty malts and dark caramel, some coffee, healthy bitterness. Really smooth almost creamy mouthfeel. Darn good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lilja (2535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2016
Flaska från Saveur Bieré. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, mörk choklad, kaffe, saltlakrits, grapefrukt med toner av mint och tall. Fruktig, krämig, rund och len, fin sötma, bra balans, fin beska med smak av grapefrukt och bitter mörk choklad. Mycket gott!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenL8 (21) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 4, 2016
Almost black with a big frothy head which remains. Looks really perfect. Black IPA aromas; very hoppy, lots of chocolate and even more cocoa, dark malts and some coffee, quite complex. Even some berries, maybe raisins. Flavour: some hoppiness at first which quickly disappears. Cocoa is very intense, one can really taste the beans. Malt is not too intense, alcohol doesn’t come through either. All in all flavour is mild. Finish is not too dry. Cocoa/chocolate lingers for a long time. Really nice beer, an IPA in the nose, not so much in the taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClaudeB04 (285) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - APR 20, 2016
Very hoppy nose. Dark brown white head. Smoky flavours. Bottle says only belgian hops. Very nice mix of dark beer and IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3623) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2016
Pours deep brown with low light tan head. Aroma of sugar, caramel, spices. Taste is mild sweet with a light coffee note. Body is light to medium with soft carbonation.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 49

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50