Zlotta (3734) - Hagen / Düsseldorf, GERMANY - APR 5, 2016
0.15 l on tap at ’Craft & Draft’. Very dark brown to black with a thin, light brown head. Sweetish, roasty and fruity aroma of dark chocolate, coffee and tropical fruits. Sweetish-malty, roasty and fruity taste of dark chocolate, coffee, tropical fruits and some licorice, followed by a medium long, roasty-bitter, slightly resiny finish. Medium to full body, creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Good! scottm2588 (184) - SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is chocolate, citrus, slight roasty. Taste is chocolate sweetness, roasted malts, caramel, piney, hop kick, dry finish. angel77 (3751) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 30, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2016 Botella 33 cl tomada en el Lupulo octubre 2014. (r382). Sabores intensos con un cuerpo intenso de 11 vol que se nota desde el principio. Original y bastante buena. langeveld12 (580) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2016
Mix of Evil Twin Yin and Evil Twin Yang. One long lasting explosion of fruits, molasses, chocolate, coffee and roasted malts. Really the best of both worlds. IPA kicks in first, then the Stout takes over, finishing in a mixture of both with quite some bitterness but also sweetness.
Next up are the seperate Yin and Yang. It's going to be a good evening.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone reebtogi (6350) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 11, 2016
355ml bottle pours almost black in color with a 2 finger beige head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrus and light roasted grains with some chocolate and hints of coffee. Taste is a roasted grain, coffee and citrus hop bitterness with a chocolate malty sweetness. Medium bodied with good carbonation that pleases the palate. Overall, a satisfying blend of 2 great beer styles that works well together.
bbllmm (56) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - MAR 8, 2016
Draft at Cask, Pimlico. Pours pitch black with beije foam. Expresso nose. Mouth has expresso and cocoa. It misses some depth with no fruit but it has a pleasant maltness. BeergeekKorea (107) - SOUTH KOREA - MAR 4, 2016
Aroma: Roasty, rich hop-head
Appearance: Gray black colour and thin brown head
Taste: Heavy bitter and some malty sweet
Palate: Medium full body, slick oily texture, fizzy carbonation and the Aroma finishes CObiased (527) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - MAR 2, 2016
12oz bottle - pours an oily black with a very thin tan head. Solid roasty aroma with notes of burnt toast, coffee and subtle hops. Tasty and complex with layers of roasted grain, sweet coffee, more burnt toast and hints of bitter hops. jamestulloch (4276) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2016
Bottle. Black body with a medium beige head. Light lacing. Aroma of blackcurrant, honey, plastic and chocolate. Flavour of tar, liquorice and coffee. Definitely doesn’t taste as strong as 10% ABV. Medium body with a smooth texture. Soft fizz. Reminds me of Hopblack! by Dugges. Werckmeister (3285) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 24, 2016
0,33l bottle at home. no BB date found. black color, small dark-coffee colored head. smells malty roast, earthy, licorice, some wood, creamy, very light grass notes. nice smell, not much black ipa though. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of cocoa, licorice, some roast, spices, earthy notes, very light citric, coffee, bitter chocolate. finishes dry, roasted and ligthly bitter with earthy notes and some licorice. good stuff, light notes from oxidation (but not in a bad way), not much hops on this one. overall very good. oxidation gets more apparent (and a bit more annyoing) once warmed up (-0.1)