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91
style
Brewed by Põhjala
Style: Black IPA
Tallinn, Estonia
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Eesti metsast inspireeritud must IPA. Pruulitud kuusekasvude ja mustikatega.

"Forest"
A forest-inspired Black IPA brewed with hand picked spruce tips and forest blueberries.
It’s a new version of the now retired Pesakond "black forest IPA" which was also lower in abv (5.4%)

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4.1
SvenAnton (14) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 18, 2017
Väga tummine - kohvi ja humala mõruduse korralik kontrast. Väga õrnalt on mustikaid ka tunda, aga tõenäoliselt ei oleks seda maitset ära tabanud, kui silt poleks sellele viidanud. Muidugi sobivad mustikad sellesse kompotti ideaalselt, seetõttu võiks nende maitse tugevamgi olla. Ka kuuse mekk rikastab humalat väga hästi ning kuuse natukene vaigune järelmekk on väga sobiv selle black IPA juurde. Kokkuvõttes jäi see õlle minu jaoks natukene liiga tummiseks ja kuivaks, seetõttu maksimumhinnet ka kohe panna ei saa, kuid üldjoontes väga hea õlu.

3.4
allmyvinyl (10493) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 18, 2017
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Black with a thin beige head. Aromas of pine, light chocolate. Taste is more of the same. Thin finish.

3.8
cgarvieuk (24230) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2017
Keg at the hanging bat... Dark black.. Thin tan lacing... Dark dry pine roast malts nose.. Dark chocolate.. Dry pine roast.... Light woody chocolate roast malts

3.7
Oxytocin (125) - AUSTRIA - MAY 28, 2017
bottle, nearly black with light brown head. coffee, hops, pine, toffee, dark chocolate, wood, citric fruits, medium bitterness, lightly fruity, medium body. lots of roasted malts - in good balance with also a lot of hops.

3.8
PowY (699) - AUSTRIA - MAY 28, 2017
330 ml bottle. Pours nearly black with a creamy, light brown head. There is roasted malt in the aroma (dark chocolate, mocha, light burnt aromas, wood) with is nicely balanced by a good hop presence - pine, herbs, citric fruits. Medium to full creamy body with a very low carbonation, a light sweetness and a light to medium bitterness. Flavor of roasted malt, dark chocolate, dark fruits, ash along with herbal, resinous, piny flavors with hints of citric fruits. Overall, rather full of roasted malt but beautifully balanced. I do not get specific blueberry flavors but nonetheless an excellent Black IPA.

3.8
Tranquillity (2251) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 25, 2017
Bottled. Black body, small thick brown head. The aroma has malts, some smoke. The palate is syrupy, the taste is great with some forest, smoke and juniper.

3.8
disfit (36) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2017
Roasty, coffee nose and flavor. Pleasurable bitter aftertaste. Not getting spruce or blueberry, but I don't care: delicious.

4.2
BenL8 (181) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 11, 2017
Really have a weakness for this one. Pours black with some head, remains for a long time. Intense aroma of dark malts and chocolate, coffee and spruce tips. Very foresty. Sweet and rich and a little smokey flavour, medium body, rather bitter, spruce tips and also blueberries give a very special, as I said before "foresty", feel. Dark malts again give a nice chocolatey and coffee-like base. Finishes warming and with intense coffee and spruce tips flavours. Love this one!

2.9
Ritzn (1311) - GERMANY - APR 27, 2017
Black with little brown head. Aroma is grapefruit, cocoa, forest, honey, cherries. Taste is very dry coffee and dried leaves. No sweetness almost no sourness. A bit watery. Not very good.

2.3
jfb (6231) - GERMANY - APR 27, 2017
(bottle) deep brown in colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of toasted malts and onions, slightly sweaty, with a touch of herbal hops and earth. flavour is mostly the same, lots of earth and toasted malts, with a hint of waxed orange peel and a fresh pepperminty heavy roasted-bitter finish. heavy-bodied with lively carbonation.


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