anders37 (26625) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark amber black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty hoppy aroma. Roasted malty hoppy bitter piney licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty hoppy bitter finish with hints of pine needles and licorice. omhper (25119) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2014
Bottled at Basque, Gothenburg. Near black, huge lively head. Licorice aroma. Mid sweet, spritzy mouthfeel. Ash and chocolate. Coffee and medicin. Aggressive. Salty, resiny finish. madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
20th March 2016Travlr (24759) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Almost opaque dark amber - brown beer, tidy pale tan head. Palate is airy, fairly dry and has good fine carbonation. Thin dark malts but with a fair bit of roast bitterness. Touch of dark chocolate. Mellow hop skunk and smooth pine. Finishes light and roasty bitter. Not bad, tad malt led.
Bottle at CaptainCougar’s local tasting, thanks! Dark brown, tan head. Aroma of pine with a charcoal edge. Taste is dark coffee grounds, pine, bitter finish. Decent. cgarvieuk (24488) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 24, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2016 Bottle at hotel room worden borefts 2016... Dark black.. Thin white tan lacing... Soft sweet chocolate Roast malts.. Big pine malts nose soft dark dry chocolate Roast... Dry pine
Leighton (21255) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle at home in CT, USA. Pours black with a creamy, beige cap. Big pine and grass hop nose, with decent roast, too. Medium sweet flavor with heavy grassy bitterness, heavy roasted malts and burnt cocoa. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Fairly dry on the finish, with burnt wood, charred malts and roast, pine, mild oily resins and grass. Lingering bitter roast and grass. A very decent black IPA. Rasmus40 (20645) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2016
Bottle from Beernavigator. Black with a big beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt, light smoked and moderate hoppy - citrus. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. Carbonation is a bit high. 071016 Koelschtrinker (20398) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 24, 2016
Spritzig trocken hopfiger Antrunk. Angenehme Würzigkeit, rund, vollmundig. Gelungen. 11/10/9/9//9 Theydon_Bois (19506) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2012
On tap at the Stags Head, Manhattan - 01/03/12.
Dark dark brown verging on black with a good finger of tan head.
Malt nose allied to slightly piney hops and a little licquorice.
Piney citrus hops and medium roasted malts combine finishing with a nice bitterness note.
Medium bodied amd carbonation with quite a dry finish.
Enjoyable Black IPA. rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle at Basque, Göteborg. Very deep amber beer with a nice lasting beige head. Chocolate aroma, roasted, caramel, hoppy, grassy, hay notes, some citrus, some cocoa powder. Hoppy toasted flavor, fruity, citrus, grapes, metallic notes. Hoppy roasted finish with cocoa powder, citrus and some grapes.