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RATINGS: 415   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial India Black Stout. This is a complete RTD Black and Tan. Not just any Black and Tan but the one where we flawlessly mixed a flippant good Imperial IPA with a profoundly evil Imperial Stout and sustained sweet beer balance. 33% Stout and 67% IPA.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1823) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2016 On tap at Beertemple. Pitch black with a nice tan head. Brewed coffee, pine resin, soft chocolate, roasted coffee beans, cocoa, sone grapefruit. Smooth mouthfeel. A bit alcoholic toward the end.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Demens (289) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 1, 2016
0,33l bottle. Beutiful black colour with lasting small beige head. Aroma: Intense honey, nuts, berry fruits, winey. Very fine. Taste: Oh my god. Sweet malty start than a serious bitter mouthfeel. Very tasty soul warming. A lot of nuts in the taste. Very smooth texture. Full body with smooth carbonation. Long bitter/a bit sour and dry finish. Amazing big beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hohops (844) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Appearance- utterly pitch black, a small beige head which quickly settled into a thin film. Aroma- plenty of fudgy chocolate, coffee, dark malt, caramel, hoppy and fruity undertones, chocolate orange, hints of vanilla sweetness, toffee-covered fruitcake. Taste- lots of bitter chocolate, orange peel, chocolate orange, overdone fruitcake, roasted malts, black coffee, undertones of Christmas cake. Hoppy bitter finish. Becomes more fruity and bitter with warmth. Smooth and full mouthfeel, alcohol very well hidden. Nicely blended, doesnt seem like 10%.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
FraekkeFyr87 (406) - - MAY 27, 2016
The aroma is full of hops, chocolate, coffee, pine, citrus, flowers and peaches. The color is pitch black. The taste is full of hops, chocolate, coffee, pine, flowers, mango, peaches, passionfruit and pineapple. A really nice black IPA!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SvanteL (359) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2016
Svart med litet ljusbrunt skum. Stor rostade toner, frmst kaffe, i doften men ven lite citrus. I smaken kommer frst kaffe och lakrits, sedan kommer lite citrus och tallbarr och drefter en rejl lakritsbeska. En riktigt vlbalanserad black IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Panzerfaust (825) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - MAY 8, 2016
330ml bottle from Beervana. Pours a deep black color with a medium light brown head that diminishes into a small film that lingers. Aroma is amazingly intense, a battle between the hops and the roasted malts without a clear winner. Huge hoppy notes of grapefruit, mango, citrus, pine and tangelo, battling the charry, licorice, molasses and dark espresso from the roasted grains. The "middle of the road" that summarizes the smell is a black olive character. Taste is bitter from two different angles, strong green/orange hoppy flavors and dark roasted coffee-ish notes. The result is a blend of incredible intensity. Ripe and rich flavors overwhelm the tastebuds. Delicious. Body is big and bold. Alcohol presence is well-concealed although the warming effect contributes nicely to the feeling of immensity. Low carbonation. I do not rate it higher because I feel its an ejoyable tour-de-force but not a highly refined brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (3074) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 30, 2016
Keg at Brewdog Manchester. Pours very dark brown, brown head. Nose is roast, sweet dsrk malts, piney hops. Taste is hoppy fruity, pine, roast, bitter roasty and warming finish. Strong, bitter and fruity bipa.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (497) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2016
Really well balanced BIPA. Just the right amount of roasted, sweet sticky malts and piney, tropical hops. One of the best Ive had. Delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Evolutionary (475) - Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2016
Bottle from andersons. Nose is coffee and smoke with bit of hop. Blackish and taste matches. Malt and cocoa and dark sugars linger in with the hop acridity. Would've done more stout to Ipa ratio but pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mgajdaczewa (1787) - Katowice, POLAND - APR 17, 2016
Wyjątkowo udany blend. W aromacie o dziwo nad risem dominuje ipa, słodkie mango, dopiero w tle czekoladowa pełnia. Nie lubię owocowych black ipa, ale tu to gra! W smaku już więcej imperialnego stoutu, pojawia się czekolada, pralinka i lekka paloność, choć chmiele nie dają odporu, znw soczyste słodkie mango, goryczka raczej stonowana. Black IPA bez słonecznika. Aha, nie uwierzę że to ma tyle ABV, mega zdradliwe. Fajne!


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