Meilby (11026) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 500ml @ yngwie
Pours deep reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, grape, citrus and orange. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Camons (10622) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ Old Coffee House, London. Pours dark brown with a offwhite head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, tropical fruits, grapefruit. Flavor is malts, coffee, dark chocolate, tropical fruit, citrus, grapefruit. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. Good one. 170913
adnielsen (10538) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar. Fairly deep black appearance with a light brown head. Fairly roasty malty, chocolate, a bit floral/piney hoppy aroma. Somewhat citrusy, roasty malty, chocolate, light coffee flavor. Pretty decent Black IPA.
mR_fr0g (9891) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home from cotteridge wines. Arom is realy big bold sweet, sharp lemon rind and piney hops. There is also some fruit salad, mineral and some slight roast. Clearish dark caramel red pour with a steadfast dense light cream head. Flavour is sweet toffee, berry hop, pine. The finish is ashy roast and big piney clean aggressive bitterness. Some slight soapyness. Fine tingling carbonation dryish fiinish. The bitterness is a bit too much for me.
Fin (9786) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at The Cock Tavern, Hackney, Saturday 1st March 2013 This was another winner for me from Brodies, this and the raspberry beer were both truly excellent.Pours black but not so black you could see it peeling away to brown at the edges. This was just a cracking IPA, clean, refreshing, crisp with plenty of citrus zipping through and a little layer of roastiness that really added to this, bitter, clean fruity, but so, so easy to drink for the abv, in fact I can hardly believe its 7.4% Great beer! A7 A4 T9 P4 Ov17 4.1
allmyvinyl (9649) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle, cheers jeevan! Pours dark brown, thin off-white head. Aromas of tar and charcoal, light pine. Taste is light bitter, light roast. Medium body, bitter finish.
JorisPPattyn (9596) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask Chocolate brown beer, with B.C."H.". Ureum-rich, fruity hops, exotic fruitaromas. Chocolate malt, hops reduced to blending in and lend a bit of fruityness; melanoidins and a bitter, dry finish. Medium bodied at best, but quite slick, especially backthroat. Good, if unspectacular, well-hopped brown ale.
sebletitje (9553) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask @ ACBF 2012, Moen.
Cuivrée/acajou, col fin beige.
Arôme malté léger avec pointe de houblon citronné, le tout reste dans la lignée d’une black IPA restant plus légère que ne le montre les 7% et conserve néanmoins un profile très anglais dans son approche. Malt pale léger, le tout avec un houblon fruité ajoutant un côté citron et agrumes.
olio (9523) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 19, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cl bottle.
Pours murky brown color with a large, thick off-white head. Aroma has the intense hops and roast malts familiar to most black ipas, pine needles, nice floral notes, some resin and caramel are there too. Lots of citrus fruits, mostly mandarin, on the flavor, roasted dry malts and resiny hops follow. Quite bitter but still somewhat dry palate with a nice refreshing effect. Very nice brew altogether.
deanso (9474) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with JMGreenUK
Thick creamy tan head. Slightly hazy deep amber pour. Lovely bitterness.