demmbonz (732) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Shared bomber from Sicilianos to Hop Cat shakers. Very dark stout-like pour. Sweet aroma. Very balanced. Maybe a little more malt forward. Bitter after bite. Fantastic. redayyon (26) - - JUN 24, 2014
Belle couleur brun fonce, rouge orange en transparence. Mousse peu persistante.
Nez caramel, noisette, un peu de fruit, mure ou framboise résine de pin. Petit peu aussi de carton mouille, moins agréable
Carbonnation légère mais suffisante, bouche un peu fine.
En bouche première impression de houblon, herbeux, sucre présent mais équilibré.
Fin de bouche la cette fois encore plus sur le houblon, belle longueur amertume présente mais équilibre très bon. Peu de caractéristique de levure sauf un légèrement au nez.
Dans l ensemble, ayant peu d'expérience du style, je trouve la découverte très intéressante. Bien pense et bien réalisé. AirForceHops (7680) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 22, 2014
22 oz. bottle purchased at On the Vine for $7.99 with a best before 7/22/14 stamped on the neck. Color is dark brown nearly black when held to the sunlight. Aroma is bold pine and citrus hops. Earthy pine resin. Thin tan head that left spiderweb lace down the side._angst_ (4810) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2014
Flavor is balanced. Burnt chocolate malts and barely with a touch of citrus. The pine resin lingers for a good duration after the sip. Nice light chocolate malts help with the balance, also has a light floral hop flavor as well. Body is a tad on the light side but it’s not a negative. Carbonation is moderate with a very dry finish. Awesome brew and I enjoyed this a lot. If you like this style this is a damn nice example, go get some, I could drink a boat load of this, flavorful and worth the money.
Bomber bought @ biere-revolution.com. Pours reddish dark brown with a frothy brownish beige head that leaves lots of spotty trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is slightly malty, fruity, tiny herbal and slightly earthy with caramel, roasted malts, grapefruit juice, dried pineapple, mango, moist soil, dark roast coffee, burnt wood, pine needles, orange zest, lemon zest and sweet liquorice candy. Taste is sweet, bitter, tiny fruity, slightly herbal and slightly earthy with roasted malts, grapefruit rinds, lemon balm, pine needles, burnt wood, dark roast coffee, roasted cereal, overripe tropical fruits, liquorice root, winegums and moist soil. Mouthfeel is round, soft, slightly astringent and medium bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, bitter and earthy with roasted malts, grapefruit rinds, rasisins, dark roast coffee, pine needles, resinous wood, orange peal, lemon balm, moist soil and liquorice root. Solid unspectakular Black IPA. Jur (468) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle @ BeerTemple, Amsterdam.
Thick brown-black pour, little head.
Solid, fairly hard BIPA, not creamy.
Not for the faint hearted.
Niko100 (2981) - Chicago, New York, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Dark brown/black color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of rich pine/resin hops, floral, & citrus; Flavor of roasted malt, pine hops, caramel, citrus, and some chocolate; Finish is bitter; Nicely balanced; Nice. joergen (28955) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2014
Clear red-brown coloured with a huge off-white head.
Roasted and hoppy aroma of grass and pine needles.
Roasted and hoppy flavour of licorice and grass.
Hoppy finish. rocbyter (2143) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Citrus and resin hop aroma. Super dark amber color with a medium tan head. Moderate bitterness and light sweetness throughout. solidfunk (9363) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Roasty with some citrus. Pours very dark brown with good head and lacing. Finishes with light bitterness and some citrus sourness, acidity. Good. Tap at Churchkey. Yorker (2032) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2014
65 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a little sediment and an off-white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, citrus, pine, and chocolate - with a bitter finish.