Smithld1 (358) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle, manor house wanstead. born approx 3 months ago. Hoppy, bitter but with a smooth finish. I’m a big fan. The hoppiness of the ipa but with a story end. fkoolen (1403) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle at home.Very dark brown, big beige creamy head. Nicely citrus and tropical fruity hop profile, grassy too, not too bitter; malty base is sweet and sufficient body-wise, but not too roasted as expected from a black IPA. Fruity finish that lingers nicely. Good body, medium carbonation. Idiosynkrasie (8216) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 26, 2015
330ml bottle. Opaque, darkest brown colour with huge, thick, frothy to creamy, fully lasting, moderately lacing, off-white to beige head. Tropical fruity, hoppy aroma, notes of passion fruit, mango, grapefruit, chocolately dark malty background. Taste is bitter hoppy, tropical fruity, hints of passion fruit, grapefruit, a touch of mango, minimally sweet, chocolately background, minimally chalky flashings in between; rather weak on the malty side. androman (2982) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2015
33cl bottle at home from Kaapse Brouwers, Rotterdam. Body is nearly black, head is medium, rocky, brownish, mostly lasting, good lacing. Nose is spicy tropical fruits, flavor is roasty, dried fruits, toast, citrus, leaves, old wood, earth, light bread, pine resin. Light to medium sweet, medium to heavy bitter. Finish is medium lasting hoppy and roasty medium to heavy bitter. Full body, dry texture, average to lively carbonation. Easy, tasty, dessertish beer, quite good one. AshtonMcCobb (7047) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle from Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury.
Appearance - opaque black with a lovely fawn head.
Nose - big grapefruit and pineapple notes.
Taste - dark chocolate with loads of blood orange.
Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish.
Overall - yeah, lovely beer.
Christian (13930) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Ratebeer Odense Summer Gathering 2015. Aroma of citrus, with a touch of licorice. Sweet fruity flavour with classic citrus hops MrOrla (3693) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Odense ratebeer summer gathering 2015. Pours brown with a of white head. Aroma of orange peel, grape, light licorice, tropical. Taste is licorice, grape, tropical. Fedt! Tide (4566) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle from Beergium. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with citrus, hops, roasted malts, coffee, nuts and a bit of pine. Bitter finish with citrus, roasted malts, hops, coffee and a bit of pine. Excellent, very balanced black IPA. tderoeck (10658) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2015
29/VI/15 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home - BB: 22/X/15, bottled: 22/IV/15 (2015-829) suedehead288 (427) - BELGIUM - JUN 30, 2015
Clear deep brown beer, creamy irregular brown head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: citrus, mocha, caramel, some chlorine, dried fruits, raisins. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet start, some caramel, chocolate, little soapy, soft bitter hops, dried fruits, caramel. Aftertaste: fudge, mocha, pretty bitter, coffee, citrus, exotic fruits, soft roast, bit resinous.
2015.06 - 33cl - zwart of wat dacht - geur is niet wat je verwacht (chocolade, koffie, en diets meer), nee de geur van tropisch fruit (wat ik niet associeer met een zwartkleurig bier) - mond : bitter en een hint van koffie