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style
Brewed by Buxton
Style: Black IPA
Buxton, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   IBU: 61   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Keg & Bottle Conditioned; Regular. Currently 6.0% in bottle.

Black Rocks is a Black IPA. It is very dark in colour, yet has many characteristics of an India Pale Ale. Late mash additions provide the colour without the harsher, roasted flavours of the dark malts. The beer has a blackcurrant aroma and flavours of liquorice and pithy grapefruit

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hermod (8347) - Vantaa, - JAN 26, 2013
Dark brown, lasting beige head. Musty, roasty, grapefruity and coffeeish flavor. Anise, licorice, hoppy and roasty aroma. Very tempting aroma, great balance. Maybe the best beer on the festival? more please. thumps up!


4.1
LiretAnonim (282) - POLAND - JUN 6, 2017
Piwo wypite jakiś czas temu. Ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnień z degustacji, w ramach uzupełnienia profilu.

3.9
irenecus (788) - - MAY 7, 2017
Na zdrowie, Salud, Kampai, Prost, Skaal, Zivjeli, Fenékig, На здоровь& Na zdravi

3.5
Korcz (3390) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 14, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Czekoladowo-likierowa słodycz, fajna gęstość, niezła goryczka, tylko chmielu w aromacie mało. Dobre piwo.

3.4
mateuszk (2769) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 28, 2016
Bottle. Very dark brown, big head. Aroma of grassy and herbal hops, in taste lightly sweet, grassy with grapefruit bitterness. Medium body, moderate carbonation. OK.

3.8
M_Sack (772) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Deep black, frothy mocha coloured head, minimal lacing. Aromas of toasty coffee, grapefruit and caramel. Heavy grapefruit flavours throughout, dry toasty coffee to finish and a long, mid level bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
Maris (1585) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2015
From a 330ml bottle on 28/10/2015. Pours a very drak brown with a big head. Has quite an odd aroma - blackcurrant is accurate, with some vegemite yeastiness. It’s a malty beast in the mouth, with lots of roasted, burnt malts, some chocolate notes, and more vegemite. There’s a bit of sweet fruit in the mix, and the bitterness is firm and resiny. The texture is a touch creamy and the carbonation soft. An unusual and quite interesting black IPA which I’m a little undecided about. Perhaps I should give it another try...

3.8
Bozo_skeleton (1165) - Grenoble, FRANCE - MAY 11, 2015
Noire opaque, collet persistant, belle dentelle. Aromes café et zeste d’agrumes. Vive a l’attaque, l’amertume se développe au fur et à mesure pour une finale longue.

2.9
Sevenlee (1846) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2015
Pours black with a brown head. I’m not sure how accurate my tasting was. I feel like the bottle may have been off. I’ll have to try it again.

3.5
jmgreenuk (9981) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle from Taps Beer Bar, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a dark mahogany with a thin broken off white head. The aroma is grassy hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a yeast, grass nettle hop bitter, light grapefruit sour palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.9
heman (1198) - Tychy, POLAND - MAR 1, 2015
Aromat zdominowany jest chmielem, zapach jest słodki, owocowo- kwiatowy. Pod nimi delikatne nuty żywiczne. Bardzo przyjemne wrażenie, a dodatkowo w miarę ogrzewania, spod chmielu można wyczuć subtelne nuty palone. Barwa nieprzejrzyście czarna, piana intensywna, drobno-pęcherzykowa, ładnie oblepia szkło. Smak zdominowany jest chmielem, w pierwszej linii mamy posmaki żywiczno-trawiaste. Goryczka jest wysoka i wyraźna, ale dobrze skontrowana pełnią słodową. Przed samą końcówką pojawia się na krótką chwilę, smak kawy i słodów palonych, ale jest naprawdę ledwo wyczuwalny.


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