overall
91
74
style
Brewed by Fixed Wheel
Style: Black IPA
Halesowen, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Suzie maybe red, but underneath she is layered with carbon fibre, strong and smooth this Black IPA is not an 853 steel tubed affair from the 80’s! hopped with mosaic, welcome to the dark side.

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3.6
Rasmus40 (22683) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2017
Bottle @ Cotteridge Wines. Hazy very dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt and moderate hoppy - fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 270717

3.8
saxo (20024) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2017
Bottle @ Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Nice head with good duration. Color is close to black. Aroma and taste are rich hops, flowers, fruits, roast malt, chocolate and has a nice bitter finish.

3.4
mr_h (6112) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2017
Cask (6.8%), 1/2 pint, hand-pulled at State Bar, Glasgow on 21 Feb 2017, chocolate, roast malt aroma, near black with a thin bubbly head, initial malty sweetness, chocolate, berry fruits, viscous.

3.6
tommann (4071) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017
330ml bottle at 6.8%. Pours very dark brown with a large head. Aroma is roast coffee and blackcurrant hop. Taste has some roast malt and blackcurrant lozenge hop. Some chocolate on the finish.

3.9
kermis (15154) - The Hague / Amsterdam / Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2016
Draft at Brewdog, Birmingham. Black with a small tan head. Aroma of fruity hops, citrus, roast and dark chocolate. Flavour is above moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.8
s_hartshorne (2847) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to sarky northner Xmas present. Black good tan head. Aroma is grapefruit berries pine taste same nice fruity grapefruit juice good toasty dark malts nice pine resin good roasty bitter finish. Good stuff!!

4
Mjp12 (2151) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Really good black ipa, full of sweet fruit and hop influence, very good drinking

3.9
johndoughty (5600) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle. My first from this pretty local brewery. Black with hops dominating. Herb like flavours are in the background making for a very drinkable beer.

3.9
cgarvieuk (26609) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle at cropredy 2015... Dark black... Small tan head... Soft sweet chocolate roast.. Quite fruity nose... Dark malts.. Dark fruity malts... Soft sweet chocolate.. Dark fruits...

3.5
jmgreenuk (10519) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 24, 2015
Tap at the Birmingham Beer Bash, 2015. Poured a clear dark brown with a thin broken off white head. The aroma is grassy hop, light roasty malt. The flavour is moderate bitter with a yeast, grassy hop, light toothpaste bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.


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