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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hop Noir is a delectable Black IPA, dripping with piney, aromatic Centennial hops. The malt base is dark and rich, anchored by organic black malt. This provides a strong foundation for the extravagant kettle hopping and dry-hopping that this beer experiences. Enjoy with a night-light.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
androman (1902) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2016
35.5cl shared bottle at home from Biernavigatie.nl. Body is clear dark brown, head is big, tan, rocky fizzy, average lasting, good lacing. Nose is light citric, flavor is grapefruit, roasted malt, cocoa, old wood. Medium sweet, medium bitter. Finish is long lasting light roasty medium to heavy hoppy bitter, slightly watery sidetaste. Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation. Easy, quite hoppy, not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciocanelu (1588) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JAN 4, 2016
Dark brown color with light brown head. Aroma is somehow herbal, like some sort of plant extract. Taste is a bit smokey, dusty, slightly sweet and roasty at first but gets bitter on the finish and lingers in the aftertaste. Body is quite light and well carbonated. Alcohol is present but I wouldnt have guessed its as strong as it is. Its ok but I wouldnt drink it again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (6235) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle: Chuffe glass: Large fluffy creamy beige brown head. Dark brown beer. Aroma is very hoppy with a light dose of roast. Fruity and flowers with citrus and a dark part. Nice! Flavour is also quite hoppy with a subtle roastyness. Good strong bitterness. Aftertaste is bitter with some fruity tones. Good. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, more than just medium bodied. Good stuff!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosbouw (2725) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2015
Donkere chocolade bruine kleur met een goede bruine kraag. Ruikt fruitig, citrus, hop, beetje chocolade. Smaakt fruitig, hop, chocolade.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (2885) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2015
355ml bottle at home. Dark brown with a medium beige head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Nice well balanced brew with medium bitterness and subtle sweetness. Roasted malts, pine, coffee, raisins and caramel. Tasty BIPA!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
natejgood (487) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Pours a rich dark brown with a small head, but the head is pretty dense. Aroma of floral hops and citrus. Flavor is more stout than IPA. Roasty and sweet at first with a nice hop kick on the back end. Definitely lots of roasted grains in this one. Very smooth in the mouth and I would not have guessed that this beer is 8.2% ABV. Pretty good if you are looking for a black IPA that is farther toward the stout end of the spectrum.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaKeAFC (1002) - ITALY - APR 11, 2015
35 cl bottle in NY. Dark brown color, thick creamy brownish head, strong hoppy nose. Aroma resempbles an IPA with grapefruit, caramel and spices, backed by a dark toasted presence. Strong hops completes the picture. Body is full, thick texture, heavy one. A shot in the dark.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (2786) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Draft->shaker. Deep brown with moderate tan head. Chocolate and roasted malts with some earthy and citrus hop notes in a messy combination. More of a porter than a black IPA, and not well executed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (1095) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Pours almost black. Frothy tan head. Moderate lacing. Nose is mildly hoppy; citrus notes. Taste is on the bitter side, but some orangey citrus sweetness comes through. Medium body. Lively carbonation. Good brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (4207) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle at Basque, Gothenburg.. Deep amber beer with a beige head. Chocolate and hoppy aroma with grassy notes. Hoppy and fruity flavour with some metallic hints.


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