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style
Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Black IPA
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   IBU: 250   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hybrid out of a massive Black Albert & a Elliot Brew that was bourbon barrel aged... S.H.I.T. is the abbreviation for Super High Intensive Taste

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tiong (7513) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2016
750ml bottle from Beergium. Pours pitch black with a foamy brown head. Aroma of smooth roasty maltiness, chocolate, coffee, hops, hints of wood, oak and bourbon. Taste is smooth, roasty and hoppy with some coffee, chocolate, wood, oak and hints of bourbon. Finish is smooth, lingering roasty and woody with hints of oak, coffee, chocolate, hops and bourbon. Surprisingly hoppy despite the bottle is not very fresh. Hoppy and intense, just as the label suggests.

4.2
lusikka (7819) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2016
750 ml bottle. Pours a pitch black colour with a foamy white head. Aroma of rich dark roastiness, licorice and some floral notes. Rich flavour of dark roastiness, salty licorice, very strong floral bitterness, some wood and chocolate. Full bodied and extremely rich mouthfeel. Long, lingering bitter, floral and citrusy finish. Extreme stuff.

3.3
DSG (15119) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 18, 2015
[9/19/15] Draught at the brewery in Oostvleteren. Black with a tan head. Boozy aroma with roast, coffee, chocolate, licorice. Sweet flavor with roast, coffee, chocolate, fruits, licorice, bitter finish, and some booziness. Pretty full-bodied. Decent but somewhat over the top.

3.9
thewolf (12735) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2015
Bottle, bought @Etre Gourmet. Pours deep opaque black with a large, creamy beige head. Aroma has sweet malts, licorice, chocolate, citrus, light soy. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has vinious notes, coffee, cocoa powder, nutmeg, chocolate, light oak. Firm bitterness from both hops and dark malts. The kind of black ipa, which should be a stout.

2.7
juanenka (259) - valladolid, SPAIN - SEP 13, 2015
Pagar 35 euros por una black ipa normalita me parece un auténtico robo. Aroma a lúpulo café y carne. Sabor café y lúpulo no muy compleja. Buena presencia y carbonatacion

3.9
BelgianFred (3) - - AUG 22, 2015 does not count
Full-bodied stout with a nice hoppy finish. Don't let it age too much in the cellar or the hoppy finish will vanish. So fine with dark chocolate

3.9
Abio (1868) - BERMUDA - AUG 8, 2015
Finally got his one in my stomach. Decent blend between the Black Albert & Elliot Brew. Nice hoppy beer, and a good black IPA.

3.9
PauloAG (251) - BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2015
On tap. Lots of coffee, roasted cereal, some oak, bourbon. Lots of sweetness. For a black ipa the hops don’t come throw so much. A great brew, very complex but maybe a bit too low on hops for the style.

3.8
Acid303 (674) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - JUN 13, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2015 75cl bottle, served in tulip glass. Pours black with 2 fingers of beige head. Chocolate and sweet malts aroma, some coffee notes as well. Similar taste with substantial bourbon added, sweet overall but not too much thanks to the hops. Finish is sweet, it should be more dry in a Black IPA. Medium/low carbonation. Interesting experiment, it was to be expected that this wouldn’t be a regular Black IPA, even though some things are improvable.

4.3
androman (2765) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2015
Shared 75cl bottle from bierkoning, amsterdam. Body is pitch black, head is medium, brownish, creamy, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is bourbon, flavor is chocolate, dark roasted coffee, vanilla, light liqueur, licorice, ash. Light sweet, heavy roasty bitter. Finish is long lasting roasty bitter, slightly liqueurish, alcohol is well hidden. Full body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Excellent dessert beer.


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