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RATINGS: 484   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
A Black Imperial IPA.

dudebun's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dudebun (140) - - NOV 24, 2013
This reminds me of Dogfish 90 minute IPA, must use the same toasted malt. Certainly not black in any way, nor does it remind me of any west coast IPAs I can think of. Definitely tasty though. Citrussy, toasty, caramel. A weird one but a good one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evilman (72) - Taverny, FRANCE - JUL 11, 2016
This is close to the best IPA beers I ever drink. I was already convinced by Obscura and Magma variations of this beer, but this one tops both overall. Very dark one with a strong aftertaste, quite complex, coffee-like, alcohol level is very decent too but never hide the beer aroma. This is more than enjoyable, it’s definitely a pleasure. So, of course, this beer is... APPROVED BY TAVERNY’S BLACK METAL CREW !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nevalainen (517) - FINLAND - JUL 1, 2016
Very dark color with tall beige head. Aroma of vanilla, resins, and hops. Taste is sweet with bitter finish. Well balanced IPA, which I would definitely try again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gramoit (393) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 29, 2016
Good Black Ipa, Would try again. Quite hoppy on the nose, whilst malt taking the lead in taste. Good mix of Ipa and stout qualities.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (15904) - 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 (50) - 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 (815) - 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 (1151) - 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 (314) - 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 (626) - 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 (2605) - 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!

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