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90
72
style
Brewed by Otley
Style: Black IPA
Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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unknown

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle; Regular.

This beer was originally a collaboration with Gazza from Steel City Brewing. It is now a permanent brew.

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3.3
p0urmeac0ld0ne (499) - Merthyr Tydfil, WALES - FEB 19, 2018
Interesting dark beer. Billed as an IPA, and comes across as a smokey porter with an extra dash of bitterness on the finish. Getting some smoked, woody, almost fruity flavours coming through as the drink continues. Enjoyed thoroughly out of a Westmalle goblet, like a king (or just a beer hipster with delusions of grandeur). 500ml bottle from M&S. RIP Otley Brewing.

3.5
joe19612 (3156) - Camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2017
Cask at the Prince of Wales North Farnborough. Pours a deep dark brown colour with a fluffy white head, the aroma is roasted malt with hints of chocolate, the taste is medium bitterness and malty with a dry bitter finish.

3.5
ruigo (3080) - PORTUGAL - JUL 18, 2017
500ml bottle [as Oatley 10]. Clear dark brown with a small tan head. Citrus, roasted malts and chocolate. Nice.

4.3
mahkus (136) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Can’t mark this down really. Licorice aroma. Big foamy head. Dark black colour. Bitter enough and chocolatey afternotes.

3.7
jmgreenuk (10528) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 14, 2016
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is yeast, grassy citrus hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a roasty, liqourice, big hop bitter palate and lingering bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.2
WaddlingPlatypus (186) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2016
500ml bottle. Dark brown, with a fine toffee-coloured head. Sharp aroma, creamy with a something akin to Biro ink. Dry flavour, heavy coffee and cream. Dry aftertaste. Very much like a stout, as opposed to a black IPA.

3.8
SarkyNorthener (5075) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle from M&S, Merry Hill. Black beer with medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, lactose and some hops. Taste is chocolate, some hops, a bit of smoke and dark malts. Creamy palate. Very good.

3.4
Bjammin (25) - - MAY 7, 2016
A dark smoky beer with chocolate notes. Small head and deep dark colour. Bitter taste with some ash at the end

3.2
jookos (7222) - FINLAND - APR 2, 2016
[email protected] Black, guinness-white top. Pine, soft roast, dry licorice on nose. Med bodied, bitters, bit hollow, roasty, licorice root (woodsly), bit earthy hoppy. Lefg a slightly unpleasant woody aftertaste

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.6
mike_77 (7370) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2016
Aroma is quite prominent in green, resinous hop. Fairly hoppy flavour with a decent roasted malt bitterness.


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