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RATINGS: 358   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally Beer Camp # 16 from 11/2009. This dark russet-colored beer has an intricate aroma of roasted malt and fruity esters, with a touch of resinous pine note from the use of juniper berries. The flavor is deep and complex with an upfront sweetness and flavors of dark baking chocolate, which give way to a dry finish from a mixture of hops, and a mild hint of juniper. Juniper Black Ale is very drinkable and perfect for a cold winter night.

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joergen (28744) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2011
Draught at Malmö Brygghus. Black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted and hoppy aroma of dark chocolate and pine needles. Roasted and hoppy flavour of dark chocolate, hops and pine needles. Roasted and hoppy finish. Nice.

3.5
anders37 (26824) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2011
Draft @ SBWF2011. Rating #8900. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a weak roasted malty spicy juniper aroma with hints of chocolate. Fruity malty juniper and chocoalte flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy juniper finish.

3.5
oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 18, 2011
[email protected] Black colour, mediumsized brown head. Aroma is juniper, rye, some mild toasted maltyness as well. Flavour is roasted malts, some toastes nuts, mild rye as well as some juniper as well. Hides the abv very well.

3.4
omhper (25351) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2011
Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival. Cloudy near black, rich creamy head. Chocolaty nose with salty hops. Full bodied with well rounded mouthfeel. Tarry and chocolaty with some mintyness before a resiny bitter finish.

2.8
madmitch76 (25101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2013
11th June 2011
Opaque black beer, good frothy tan head. Semi dry and semi soft palate. Bitter dark malt. Dash of smoke and a little cream. Bitter minerals and a whisper of fruit. Semi dry and bitter finish. Okay if a little odd.

3.3
rlgk (18851) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2011
Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2011. Dark amber beer. Malty aroma, juniper berries. Malty arthy flavor with some hops.

3.7
jtclockwork (16857) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2011
Bottle thanks to Jcwattsrugger. Pours black. Tan head. Nose/taste of cocoa, light pine, light herbal berries and hops. Creamy mouth feel. Dry cocoa finish. Medium body.

3.7
brokensail (16601) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 23, 2011
A: The beer pours a very dark brown with some amber hints to it and a huge khaki colored head. S: Lots of roast, chocolate, and coffee up front. A mild acidity, but big time juniper aroma. A nice herbal, floral, and fruity quality from the juniper which is really nice and works well with the roast. T: Big juniper flavor right away, and it intensifies as it warms up. Lots of herbal and fruity flavors from the juniper and a nice solid roasted malt flavor to go with it. Coffee and chocolate, even some licorice, and a mild bitterness. M: On the fuller side of medium in body with a moderate carbonation. O: A really nice beer. I wouldn’t mind having this again.

3.8
bhensonb (15493) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 9, 2011
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours very dark brown/black with a 3 finger creamy beige/tan head. Nice juniper aroma. Over chocolate. Flavor is balanced juniper and chocolate. Light bitterness in the end.

3.3
djd07 (15285) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2011
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with a large frothy beige head that leaves good sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is roasted malt coffee and pine. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet chocolate and resin hops flavor and lingering bitter finish. Hides the alcohol well making it easy to drink.


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