overall
99
99
style
Brewed by Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
Style: Black IPA
Burlington, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We don’t actually wish you harm but our Malvolent Imperial Black IPA will assault your taste buds with reckless abandon. Evil might be represented in its black colour. Alchol is definitely there. But simcoe columbus and centennial hops have been used in a distrubing amount to give the flavour and aroma in this behemoth Imperial Black IPA. You have been warned

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontbeertaster (2362) - Ontario, - APR 7, 2013
Bottle, aroma is nice and hoppy. I got some grassy and pineyness. The flavour was nice and hoppy, a good roastiness and a bit of coffee. Lots a flavour, it does pack a punch. Nice offering


4
Vells (1879) - Rīga, LATVIA - SEP 9, 2017
Surprisingly good. Well balanced, smooth, deep roast, coffeeish, coffee beans, moderate sweet with moderate bitterness. Lovely.

2.9
FatPhil (16669) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 11, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2017 473ml can (Alus Celle, Riga) (6:4:5:3:11=2.9)
Spicy nettley roasty aroma. Taste also - a harsh roasty messy taste. Rough hops. A mess. Does have some boost... is that a good thing?

3.4
martjoobolut (4843) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 11, 2017
Can. Pours dark brown-black with brownish head. Aroma is hoppy, roast, coffee, citrus, malt. Flavor is sweet and bitter, roast, chocolate, malt, citrus. Finish is sweet and chocolate, some booze. Overall: ok.

3.9
Alusmamuts (2061) - LATVIA - AUG 2, 2017
Dark, dark brown with rich light brown creamy head. Sligh hops aroma. Good hoppy bitterness with strong roasted notes. Hint of milky sweetness. Lasting bitter aftertaste.

3.9
Rasmus40 (21464) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2017
Can from Saveur Biere. Almost black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 010817

4.1
andrepintado (3544) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUL 16, 2017
50cl can from beer republic. Dark color. Thin to medium brown head. Medium bitterness. Aroma and flavour is chocolate, coffee, roasted, fruity, leaves, cacao. So great!

4.2
Holmen2 (3850) - NORWAY - JUL 15, 2017
From tap at Cerveceria Boulevard in Irún, Spain 15.07.17. Black. Dense and persistent pale brown head and lacing. Strong aroma of grapefruit, fresh pine shoots and juniper. Taste of dark chocolate, vanilla, Sevilla marmalade and juniper. Evident bitterness. Round, oily and full mouthfeel.

3.6
crossovert (13413) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2017
473ml can. Dark brown/black pour. Aroma is cinnamon and peppery, piney. Flavor is acidic, woodsy, peppery, herbal. Heavy bitterness. Strong in malt. Makes me miss this style.

3.6
laiti (8505) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2017
47,3 cl bottle @ Timo A
Canned ~04/2016
Aroma has licorice and grassy hops. Also some ash. Flavour has licorice, ash, pot coffee, very dark chocolate and minerals. Also nettles. Hides the ABV well, could work even better as fresh.

4.6
javiercrasher (616) - Granada, SPAIN - JUN 15, 2017
Brutal! Intensa y equilibrada. Compleja. Lupulada, pino y cítricos. Torrefacta. Fresca y amargota. Muy buena. Canned 26/02/2017 BB 24 months


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