chuckstout (332) - Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Citrus, floral and bread aromas. Pours a near black with a off white head. Light mouthfeel good bitterness some dry roast and resin decent ipa, but not a CDA they should have stuck with calling it a black ipa. False marketing. gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 27, 2013
Beige head dark pour medium carbonation aromas citrus strong malt notes of good lagers of old for some reason the flavours medium bitter grapefruit lemon caramel apricot resin touch roast coffee a certain crispness the finish fair tasting ale good crisp hops smooth to crisp malts medium bitter nice resin touch good black IPA troopie (2320) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with thick beige head. Nice citrusy hop aroma with floral and chocolate notes. Flavour is a pleasant balance of hop and malt with a chocolate and hop finish. hawthorne00 (3900) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle, 10C. Dark red brown with a beige head that fades. Floral grapefruit and lemon aroma with some coffee and licorice. Very light-bodied, has that lack of presence/ weediness that sometimes turns up in organic beers. A little mocha, licorice, plenty of citrus flavours, pine. Finish is dry and fairly bitter. Beese (2669) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2013
Draft at HUB Portland, OR on 5 June 2013.
Pours a very dark almost black with a lingering tan head. Great bitter citrus hop aroma. Full on hop bitterness rounded with burnt coffee and dark chocolate on the palate.
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 27, 2013
1 oz sample at Beer Revolution, courtesy of @bresnev. Pours a sinful black, with a bubbly tan head. Aroma is a violent clash between toasted malt, and citrus, grainy hops. Taste is extremely hoppy, tempered with a pleasant coffee, chocolate, burnt sugar sweetness that disguises the higher abv quite well. Whatever this is seceding from, it’s succeding.. dfearnley (2068) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 22, 2013
Draft to pint glass
Aroma of lemon, hops and caramel. Deep deep red with a nice long lasting thin creamy tan head. Taste is sweet and bitter with a nice toasted malt. Theydon_Bois (19189) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2013
Tap at Goodlife, Bend, 23/05/13.
Light black with a thin tan head.
Nose is hops, cocoa, light coffee, pine.
Taste comprises hops, pine, biscuit, grapefruit.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dryish in the finish.
Ok BIPA. Ferris (15002) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 7, 2013
Draft - Roasted malts, hops and coffee. Dark amber with a thin off white head. Hops and roasted malts with a punch of bitterness. Very dry.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone koppertone (63) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 31, 2013
Smells of hops and peat. Pours dark red/brown with a light head. Tastes very different than the smell, almost took me aback. Bitter coffee, mild hops, very pleasant aftertaste. The smell and the taste go along well together. It doesn’t stand out in any real way but is just an all together well rounded beer that is not too dense but with a full flavor and scent that I think I’ll keep around for friends to enjoy.