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Amager / Grassroots Black Nitro

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Brewed by Amager Bryghus
Style: Black IPA
Kastrup, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: P Amager Bryghus har vi altid med stor fornjelse nydt at bne drene for gstebryggere fra den ganske verden. Black Nitro er sledes et samarbejde med den amerikanske grsrodslhippie Shaun E. Hill, som har vret med til bringe Nrrebro Bryghus frem i eliten af innovative danske bryghuse, og nu er p vej med sit eget projekt Hill Farmstead Brewery tilbage i hjemstaten Vermont. Til Black Nitro valgte Shaun at grave en gammel opskrift frem fra hans helt unge r som brygger. Mrke IPAer er en trend fra USA, som med denne l nu ogs har ramt Danmark. Farven er mrkebrun p vej mod det sorte, men ved anvendelse af en srlig teknik har vi undget de brndte toner, som normalt flger med de mrke malte. Aromaen er kan vel nrmest beskrives som bredspektret humle gennem anvendelsen af en vifte af noble amerikanske sorter. S er du til mrke og fyldige l og samtidig nyder de fantastiske duftindtryk fra god amerikansk aromahumle, s er vi ikke i tvivl om, at du hermed har fundet en ny yndlingsl. En varm tak til Shaun og et stort held og lykke med hans eget bryggeri. Ingredienser: Maris Otter bygmalt, lys karamelmalt, sortmalt, havre, hvede, humle, vand og amerikansk overgr.

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (2800) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Bottle pour at Shelton Brothers. Deep black with very little head. Big coffee and bakers chocolate nose, piney hops, a bit of cabernet. Sharp bitterness with some almost vinous like sourness. Hopey, piney bite on the finish with some roastiness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (913) - Maryland, USA - JUL 18, 2016
Dark brown Nearly black pour with brown head. Herbal piney hop aroma with hints of cocoa. Up front flavor is dark bitter cocoa. Spicy piney hop character. The two flavors seem to live independently in the beer. Whatever I think about is what I am tasting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2929) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Black pour with a thin off white head .... Aroma of resinous and citrusy/piney hops and roasted malts/coffee .... Taste is of piney and citrusy hops, resinous and roasted malts with light coffee .... Very resinous lots of grapefruit and pine .... Has a slick and oily body .... Sessionable and tasty

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
klm1 (1103) - - JUL 15, 2016
On tap: pours almost black color, clear with diminish light brown head. Aroma: roasted dark malts, new world hops with notes of citruses, grapefruit, tangerine, pine, lemon... Flavor is practicalky the same...gop biterness is very high and lingers long in aftertaste. Body is medium to high, texture is soft, carbonation medium.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettGT (199) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2016
Aroma of grapefruit, orange, herbs, roasted malt. Pours almost black with a beige and creamy head. Taste is medium bitter and medium to lightly sweet. The hops work well with the roasty malt backbone. Grapefruity and orangy taste. Medium body, oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation and bitter finish of hops and a bit of roast. Nice black IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OminouSC2 (499) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2016
One of my favorite black IPAs. The mix between the hops and the roasted malt flavors is really nice. Its not perfectly balanced, but what did you expect from the name "Black Nitro" anyway? Body is a bit thin. Overall a really solid beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weark (672) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - JUN 3, 2016
Pression Lausanne Beer Celebration - De couleur noir avec une bonne mousse beige crmeuse - Au nez des armes herbac, caf, malt rti, agrumes, pamplemoussen orange, citron, et beaucoup de resine - En bouche une explosion de houblon et une bonne grosse amertume laisse apparatre un ct trs rsineux et agrumeux, le malt rti garde bien sa place et laisse quelques armes de reglisse et de sauce soja. Impressionnant - Corp moyen, amertume fort, carbonation correcte, AMERE, final rsineus et caf - Une black IPA tres impressionnante, vraiment incroyable

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ngejo (976) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - MAY 19, 2016
Tap. Black, minimal head, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & abrupt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (14979) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2016
On tap at Foresters Hall, pours black with a small tan head. Aroma brings out a mix of roasted malt and light piney hops. Flavour is along the same lines, with light roasted malt and harsh piney hops. Rather astringent. Pretty harsh but its okay. Probably a function of the beer traveling such a far distance but this isnt great as is.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (4827) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 15, 2016
15.04.2016, 0,5l bottle @ home:
Nice light brown creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly dry roasted, leafs, dark malts, hops, minerals, licorice, weeds, grass, bark, hints of soap. Taste is dry foresty, weeds, hops, leafs, dark malts, pine needles, grass, minerals, bark, sour coffee, licorice. Medium to longlasting bitterness, slightly dry and harsh mouthfeel. Fair enough.


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