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style
Brewed by Black Oak Brewing
Style: Imperial IPA
Etobicoke, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 83   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It is a strong beer coming in at 8% and is made with RO water, malt, hops & yeast. I’ll leave it up to you to decide what style of beer it could be. IF YOU ASK US WHAT KIND OF BEER IT IS, WE’LL JUST SAY "ITS A 10th ANNIVERSARY BEER..........."

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4.7
BollockingBrown (1) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2015 does not count
Middle aged man just built a new house and put a beer tap in. Christened it with "10 bitter Years" from Black Oak. Heady stuff that bites, smooths out with a tangy twang and then mule kicks you in the arse. On my way for my 2nd 30 Litre container of communal comfort.

3.8
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 19, 2015
650 ml bottle. Pours a clear deep golden-pale amber with a resilient white head. Aroma is fruity (grapefruit, lemon, lime), pineapple, green tea and spices. Flavor is fruity, sweet (caramel), green tea. Finish is grapefruit, pineapple, soft lemon, spice, green tea. Slightly herbal flavors lingering. Light to medium body, soft mouthfeel and average carbonation.

4.2
Jeffsayyes (51) - - DEC 18, 2015
Brought down from Toronto at the biggest LCBO ever. High in hops, high in alcohol, pretty easy to drink - this could get dangerous/interesting. Would definitely get again.

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3.7
patricks110 (2492) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 13, 2015
Super piney bitter bomb. Pours with a light carbonation, orangey yellow body and a thick, sticky white head that lasts forever. The nose is pine and tropical fruits with a heavy citrus zest and grapefruit aroma. Light caramel and toasty malts blend well with a pine heavy and resin laden hop. Beautiful lingering bitterness with a touch of malty sweetness.

3.7
reebtogi (6246) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 19, 2015
650ml bottle pours a clear copper color with a finger and a half of white head that settles to leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is piny with some tropical fruits and mild caramel notes. Taste is a pine, citrus and earthy hop bitterness with a tropical fruity and light caramel malty sweetness. Light to medium bodied with some decent carbonation. Overall, this is a very well crafted DIPA, nice balance of hops and malt with bold flavours. Highly recommended for all those hop lovers out there.

3.4
yourilevesque (1829) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 17, 2015
Merci à Ju-Lo de m’avoir rapporté cette bouteille de la LCBO! Cheers man! Le liquide est cuivré et paraît lourd. En effet, les arômes d’alcool et de pain noir, accompagnées d’un look dense, sans effervescence et huileux ne laisse pas présager une boisson légère. Une IIPA? Vraiment? La bière est lourdement maltée, alcoolisée et houblonnée. Beaucoup trop riche et huileuse pour être une IIPA, j’ai plutôt l’impression de boire un wheat wine très houblonné. Est-ce bon? Oui sans doute. Est-ce agréable à boire? Je me pose encore la question.

4.1
DomD (303) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 16, 2015
Poured from bottle. Strong aroma of citrus and a bit of grass. Pours a clear golden amber with frothy head. Heavy bitter taste. Full bodied with a sticky texture and bitter finish. Very nice imperial IPA.

3.8
teorn88 (7671) - Rimini, ITALY - OCT 14, 2015
Bottle shared at CBC CW during The Cad 10yr celebrations, London. Thanks to Anders for this one. It pours a rich deep golden color with a medium off-white head. Aroma is rich fruit pulp, orange peel, melon, skunk, grapefruit. Taste has big resinous and orange notes, light dank, citrus and grass. Light bitterness and medium sweetness. Overall, big bold and juicy

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codfishh (202) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2015
Deep copper color, creamy white head. Aroma has lots of pine with some citrus in the background. Some light bready malt. Cracker like malt flavor big piney hop profile. Booze is very well hidden.

3.3
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
Copper pour with a frothy white head. Fruity malt aroma. Malty flavour with a fruit hop background. Boozy IPA. Caramel finish with Syrup texture.


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