77ships (9638) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2012
Cask @ ACBF 2012: slightly murky brown with a close to mocha head, smell is slightly bitter with plenty of grapefruit hops, tropical fruits (sweet) & hint of white berries, taste is lightly bitter & touch watery, blackberries & malts, plenty of berries, melon, pineapple, bready malts, medium bitter finish, not bad tderoeck (9479) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 5, 2012
3/III/2012 on cask @ ACBF (Moen) - BB: n/a (2012-189) jmgreenuk (9319) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 27, 2012
Clear dark brown to black beer, no head, small white rim. Aroma: very fruity, pineapple, passion fruits, mango, strawberries and raspberries, forest fruits, syrupy. MF: no carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity start, mango, pineapple, bitterness. Aftertaste: fruity, dry bitter ending. I wouldn’t be able to tell it’s a black IPA though.
Dalston Black IPA. Cask at King Willliam IV, Leyton. A durian fruit aroma! Really. The flavour is medium bitter, with fruit, liqourice and spicy notes on the palate. A superb ale. gunnar (9019) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle from Ales By Mail. Pours hazy deep brown with a big creamy tanned head. Aroma is resiny and grapefruit, weak roasted malts. Taste is light sweet, with a more than decent hoppy addition, grapefruit and liquorice, dry bitter roasted finish, very good.
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Old Fountain London. A near black beer with a white bubbly head. Very good hops in this with minimal roast from the dark malts. Nothing sweet about this at all. Tons and tons of citric fruits; mostly grapefruit. Really really lovely. A near perfect BIPA.
Svesse (8580) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
(Cask at Old Fountain, Old Street, London, 27 Apr 2013) Black colour with creamy, beige head. Malty, fruity, hoppy nose with coffee, chocolate, caramel, pine needles and hints of tropical fruit. Malty, fruity taste with notes of caramel, coffee, chocolate, pine needles, grapefruit, resin, raisins and a generous resinous/piney bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, with a certain sweetness. Surprisingly well balanced and drinkable. Very nice. SudsMcDuff (8387) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Had on Draft @ Brewdog, Manchester .. (Manchester is red!) .. . pours a very deep copper .. . medium lacing .. . mild roast and dark grains .. . ok stuff .. . . june bugs are the total retards of the insect world. Plovmand (8266) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle at Papsoe. Pours black with a medium creamy beige head. The aroma is quite fruity and hoppy with notes of peaches and caramel. The flavour is very hoppy and fruity with notes of citrus and some liquorice. Highly hoppy finish. jackl (8029) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Cask @ The Old Coffee Shop. The pour’s a deep brownish black color with a bubbly tan head. The aroma is charred wood, mild biscuit. Bitter chocolate and ash. The taste is woody hops, spruce. Unwashed bitter roots. Earthy hop flavors. Hints of melon rind. Supporting roasted malt body. Aggressive bitter profile. Still, this is quite drinkable and pleasant. Medium body, fine carbonation. Overall, a pretty good effort! The_Osprey (7883) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Shepherd’s Bush. Dark browny red, small white head. Aroma - cheesy hops, lime, ash. Taste - resin, slight lemon and mango, more cheesy hoppiness, resin, ashy malts, bittersweet finish. Decent.