The_Osprey (8216) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2017
May 2017 - 330ml bottle at home in Richmond watching Eurovision. Croatia for the win! As ’Twisted Barrel Ale The Call of Korriban Black IPA’, 5.2%, BB Aug 2017. Almost black, opaque, foamy light brown head, full lacing. Aroma is cola with some pine and ash. Body is light, tingly carbonation, little foamy. Taste is light restrained pine, floral, sodawater, ashy, some salty tang. Tastes of floral sodawater and some ash. Alright stuff. evergreen0199 (3420) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2017
Keg at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, London. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, chocolate, pine aroma. Tastes roasty, hoppy, chocolate, pine, grapefruit. Quite bitter but a nice complex black IPA. Towey1989 (2945) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Cask at Foleys Tap House, Leeds. A deep brown colour with a medium beige head. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, some dark chocolate, liquorice, slight coffee, a little blueberry, blackberry, a hint of roasted malts and subtle grassy hops. Taste of dark chocolate, liquorice, some toasted malts, slight blueberry, blackberry, a little pine, a hint of grapefruit and subtle grassy hops. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A smooth, fruity, slightly spicy, chocolatey bitterness in the finish. Mmm, lots of dark chocolate and fruit, like American pancakes with syrup at one point. Smooth, roasty with a good amount of fruit and hops. Enjoyed this. gegwilson (3729) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2016
Bottle from Rehill’s of Jesmond. Pours deep brown almost black with a massive frothy cream head. The aroma has coffee and chocolate with a little pine. The taste has spice with pine over coffee and chocolate. Tasty stuff. mjs (7470) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2016
(Keg at Gallows Bird Real Ale Tribute to Shakespeare, 20160903) The beer poured black. Its head was small and lightly brown. Aroma had liquorice, chocolate and burnt malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were burnt, dark chocolate, sweetness, ash and bitterness. Aftertaste was ashy, hoppy and bitter. A nice hoppy stout.
VastActiv (7242) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2016
Tap at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Colour is black with small brownish white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, citrus, some coffee, hops and roasted malts. Decent Black IPA. jmgreenuk (9548) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 24, 2016
Tap at the Birmingham Beer Bash 2016. Poured a clear dark brown colour with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is grassy hop, yeast, light roast. The flavour is moderate to strong bitter with a hoppy grapefruit citrus palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. JohnRMurdoch (4927) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2016
330ml bottle from Valhalla’s Goat. 5.6% abv. Almost black, big foamy head. Pine hop aroma. Woody coffee hop flavour. Treacle hop aftertaste. A classic black IPA. redders1974 (1524) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2016
Loved this ash coffee roastiness balanced with pine tropical fruits. Black with tan head more roastiness up front than a lot od bipas bottle from beer gonzo thrown in for free which is a nice touch. ALIBALI (2209) - Kiel, GERMANY - JUN 26, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2017 Schwarz & Hofenscharf. Die Hops exorbitant im Mittelpunkt. Spitze!!! Beerentanz mit Malzbefeuerung. Nice!!!! Fantastischer Trunk, frisch, hoppywürzfruchtig, malzbeerig & stylegeil. Komplex und mit einem anmutigen Körper ausgestattet. Ebenfalls weinlastig. 0,3/4,50 beim STRONGBOWS Stand auf der Kieler Woche 2016. TAP.AGAIN!! 8/3/8/4/17 Dark Chocolate Reddy Bomber mit der klirrend kühlen BasilikumVerhopfung. Niiiicceee 🎆✨👽💋 passe an...