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Weird Beard Something Something Darkside

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Brewed by Weird Beard
Style: Black IPA
Ealing, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black and Tan, a mashup between an imperial stout and an imperial IPA.

Batch 0039


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfredvik (1670) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2016
Pours a cloudy, very deep brown body with a fairly large, creamy, brown head that is both long-lived and capable of decorating my glass with foam. Hoppy, malty, sweet and very strong aroma of roasted malt, tropical fruits and grapefruit, with coffee, herbs and sugars in the back. Very strong flavour of tropical fruits, grapefruit and roasted malt in the form of coffee and chocolate, and hints of ash in the back. Moderate sweet taste with a moderate bitter long-lasting finish. Very pleasant mouthfeel, with a full body, smooth texture and moderate carbonation. A very well crafted BIPA, with an excellent hops/malt balance!
[33 cl bottle, batch 232, enjoyed 7 months after bottling, from Vinmonopolet Aker Brygge, Oslo]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (5328) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAY 11, 2016
Bottle 33cl, a dark beer with medium copper head, medium duration. Nose is on hop resin, licorice, dark malt and dark caramel. Aroma is on dark chocolate, smooth coffee and mocha, hops resin, floral and grassy touch, some candied fruits. Robust body, quite sweet, medium to hight bitterness, fruit notes on mango and exotic fruits, licorice. Dark notes on the finish with still resinous bitterness, nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cagou007 (922) - FRANCE - MAY 7, 2016
On tap at Paris Beer Week 3-- Pours deep dark brown with thin brown head. Nose is roasty. Aromas roasted malts, chocolate, quite sweet. Low carbonation, full body. Long sweet and roasty finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GregNC (67) - - MAY 7, 2016
.On tap (Paris beer week). Color : nice dark ale, with brown white head. Nose : honey / roasted malt. Taste : coffee and vanilla. Low bitterness. Medium texture.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (3008) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 6, 2016
On tap on Hanging bat, Edinburgh. Pours brown color, beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, citrusy hops, raisins, cocoa. Taste is bitter, medium sweet, cocoa, roasted malt, chocolate, citrusy hops, raisins.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Syfher (301) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2016
Bottle of 33cl, in a Trappist glass; drinked from the fridge. One of the best English beer I’ve tryed so far : the colour is a wonderful deep dark black one, with a brown head. The aroma is overhelmed by the hop and caramel. The taste is, well, very hoppy with the characteristics of a stout in the same time. Woaw.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2400) - ALSACE, FRANCE - APR 30, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2016 Couleur noire, légère mousse beige. Nez café, grain de café, note chocolat avec houblon et genevrier. Gout malté chocolaté, café, assez sec, avec amertume grillée et genevrier. Bon corps. Fin longue amere sur le grillé et fort genevrier, reglisse, Bref une bonne black ipa

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Abijen (2401) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2016
Donker bruin zwart bier met een kleine beige schuim kraag. Ruikt hop, geroosterd, koffie. Smaakt geroosterd, chocolade, koffie, hop.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (2528) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2016
Chocolade bruine, bijna zwarte kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt fruitig hop mout, drop. Smaakt bitterzoet, fruitig, koffie.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hansvf (629) - - APR 29, 2016
Onder het spoor bij ubrew. Mooi donker, prima schuim. Ruikt lekker hoppig. Wel zwaarder, Black ipa richting impy of andersom?


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