overall
99
99
style
Brewed by Brasserie Dunham
Style: Black IPA
Dunham, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 117   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our imperial version of our Black IPA. Heavily hopped to 117 IBUs with Centennial, Colombus, Nugget and Cascade hops. Notre version impriale de notre Black IPA. Lourdement houblonne avec du Centennial, Colombus, Nugget et Cascade.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (46060) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2016

Bottle 341ml.

[ As Dunham Imperial Black IPA ].
Clear dark red brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, dark malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, fruity hops, leather, wood - earthy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, leather, wood, dark malt, roasted, hoppy, medium dry. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20161018]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (23324) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
8th October 2015
42nd Floor Tasting. Almost opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Airy palate, modest fine carbonation. Smooth dark malts, touch of mild cream. Mild hop skunk. Little dark fruits. Mellow pine. Light dry finish. Decent but its smaller brother is better.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (19531) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Kenny. Pours mostly clear brown with a frothy beige head. Rich meaty dark malts, roast, cocoa, earth. Medium sweet flavor, lots of burnt cedar, baking cocoa, roast, scorched earth. Medium to full bodied with fine to average carbonation. Lightly warming finish, more cocoa, earth, light burnt pine resin. Not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (18359) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2016
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Almost black with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, hard roasted malt and moderate hoppy - grapefruit. Flavor is quite sweet and very bitter. Dry and very bitter finish with a little warming alcohol. Oily. 181016

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (17944) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Cask at Vices et Versa, Montreal - 03/03/12. Dark black with a decent beige head. Floral hops on the nose, some herb/spice. Hop forward in flavour with a roasted malt backbone with a little pepper/chocolate in the mix. Medium bodied, little carbonation, well balanced with a moderate to dry finish. Good stuff!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (17225) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2016
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting, my place. Nice head with excellent duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, chocolate, flowers, hops, pine and has a nice bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (16029) - DENMARK - OCT 18, 2016
Bottle, 8.6%. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, hops, grapefruit and earthy. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, earthy, grapefruit, pine, medium sweet and bitter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (15431) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 28, 2013
341mL bottle, sent from Glouglouburp (thanks Dany), pours jet black with a medium foamy light brown / tan head. Aroma is extremely roasty and harshly hoppy, with deep dark roasted malts, intense dry hops, and some burnt espresso notes. Flavour is extremely intense, with extremely darkly roasted malt, palate-scorching hops, and dry cocoa. Intensely hoppy and bitter, with a very dry palate. Robust flavour profile all around - nothing subtle here. The regular Dunham Black IPA is intense already (and excellent), and this Imperial version just amplifies it. It seems a first that this is on the border of being too harsh, but becomes more easily drinkable the more you have. This is most definitely excellent, but probably only for serious, extreme hopheads like myself.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (14663) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2015
Bottle @ home. Opaque black color, full sized beige head. Aroma is malts, lightly roast, grassy hops. Taste malts, roasted malts, nice hoppyness, grassy hops, pretty bitter, malt bitter and hop bitter nicely blended together. Medium body and carbonation. A fine Black IPA. Well done!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13581) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Draft. Small beige head atop dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, roast, some pine, cocoa, light smoke. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, grapefruit/pine, some cocoa, light smoke. Medium body, some resin, stickiness.


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