overall
90
67
style
Brewed by Salopian
Style: Black IPA
Hadnall, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The colour of an eclipse, the aroma is of char, chocolate & roasted malts and then the flavour of pine & citrus ascends over the palate, bringing the full bodied finish to a dizzying height.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grumbo (2444) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle from Worldwide Alcohol, Chelmsford. Pours almost black with a small off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt, hops, chocolate, light citrus and caramel. Light sweetness with quite heavy bitterness. Full body and slick texture. Carbonation is soft. Medium roasted bitterness to finish with lasting notes of alcohol and chocolate. A very rich very good black IPA

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (11772) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle @ Grahams. Pours black with a creamy light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, little chocolate, mild citrusly hops. Flavor is sweet, light bitter, malty, caramel, chocolate, fruity hops, citrus. Medium body, light oily mouthfeel, average carbonation, light bitter finish. 160217

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (17970) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, rich hops, little caramel, chocolate and has a nice bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (19371) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle from random beer store in Chelmsford. Black with a lasting light brown head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt and light hoppy - pine. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 160217

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sjohnh (898) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2016
First impression is of those blackcurrant and licqorice sweets. Also chocolate, red fruit, black cherry and roasted malt. Dark with plenty of off-white head. Full bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cimbasso (886) - - OCT 19, 2016
Sampled from a bottle. Near black colour with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, blackcurrant and dark chocolate. Good mouthfeel and a taste of liquorice, blackcurrant and pine needles. Strongly bitter finish. A good Black IPA with plenty of backbone (ABV 7.2%).

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (4413) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2016
Bottle from wine seller, Compton. Black beer with medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and some citrus hops. Taste is citrus, roasted malts, licorice and a little ash. Full bodied. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (3625) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2016
330ml bottle. Pours very dark brown with a small head. Aroma is liquorice, coffee and blackcurrant lozenges. Taste has blackcurrant lozenges to start. Medium blackcurrant finish with a liquorice aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmargarucci (340) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - JUL 23, 2016
Pours a brown black color. Aroma is filled with herbal hop roasted malt and coffee. Taste is nicely balanced not super hoppy but a creamy coffee finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (758) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Butelka 330. Prawie czarne z brazowa mala piana ktora redukuje sie szybko. Ciekawe polaczenie cytrusow i lukrecji. Piekny zapach . W smaku czekolada kakao i cytrusy. Ciekawy mix ipy z ciemnym czekoladowym stoutem. Dobre piwo na prowadzenie Polski 1-0 ze Szwajcarami

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