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97
95
style
Mikkeller
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Black IPA
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogivlado (7546) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 28, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -from Vrutak Zagreb. Almost black coloured, medium sized creamy brownish head, mild chocolate and hops in the nose. Slight roasted malt, peachy hoppy, mild chocolate and noticable alcohol with dry bitter finish. Decent BIPA but "something" is missing to be great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marko (5302) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 25, 2015
On tap, Craft Room, Zagreb. Poured an almost black cola body with a thick greyish tan head. Citric aroma hop aroma with sweet malty undertones. Medium body, citric and piney aroma hop notes on top of a solid herbal bitterness, really fresh. Balanced really, very good BIPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gorkogrlo (349) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 25, 2015
On tap. Dark brown almost black color with medium head. Aromas of pine, grapefruit with some chocolate, dates and roast. Flavor is very much like aroma profile. Great balance between hops and body: bitter but still sweet. Also great balance between dark malts and hops: hops doesn?t overpower chocolate flavors. Flavorful beast. Medium-full body. Not so dry finish as I expected. Overall: really nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DerGantzel (403) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2015
Fresh hoppy aroma besides aroma of roasty malts, with notes of chocolate. Black unclear liquid, white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter for the style. Soft carbonation, full body, creamy texture.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DominikDraak (14) - Rijeka, CROATIA - DEC 21, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a pitch black colour with a huge beige head which relatively quickly disappears. Typical IPA aromas are bursting after pouring. The beer smells citrusy, piney, herbal and floral at first, but after a few minutes the malty, roasty, coffee and chocolate aromas are coming out. The flavours is dominated by citrus and coffe, with a malty backbone and notes of chocolate, herbs, lemon... The body is medium with a long dry bitter hoppy finish. Overall: A scholar example of how a black IPA should taste. A hop explosion covered with a smooth malty backbone and balanced with roasted coffe and chocolate flavours. One of the top black IPA on the market and another great brew from Mikkeller.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rekvium (425) - Odense C, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2015
From tap. Pours black with an off white head. Aroma of light roasted malts, fresh citrus forward hops, seems very clean, very light hint of licorice. Taste is licorice, very slight soy, citrus fruits, floral, roasted notes. Light sweet finish, no signs of the 7,3%.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DonKromann (111) - DENMARK - DEC 7, 2015
From tap. Pours dark brown with a a lightly colored brown foam. Aroma is hoppy. Chocolate. Taste is nicely sweet and bitter. Hops, chocolate. Heavy roasted malt. Aftertaste is chocolaty. Very good. Den bar gooo.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (2370) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 6, 2015
On tap at Mikkeller Bar Barcelona. Black colour with off white head. Herbal, fruity and roasted aroma. Sweet, roasted, fruity, chocolate, citric taste. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solvaris (167) - - NOV 30, 2015
Dunkelbraun fast schwarz, cremiger hellbrauner Kopf, süss bitter mit fruchtigen Noten, im Abgang leichte Espressosäure. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilsnerrogge (2880) - Finspng, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2015
Bottled:
Pours dark brown with a thick head. Aroma is chocolate, hops and toffee.Taste is chocolate, licorice, hops and toffee.
Black IPA is really not one of my favourite styles but this one was pretty good.


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