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Imperial Black IPA - Camba Bavaria

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Imperial Black IPAImperial Black IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Camba Bavaria visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 10-19-2013)
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4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I picked up this 0.33l bottle at Liebick in Germering, near Munich, on 24SEP13. Having made it safely home, it is time to sample. Has a best by date of 08FEB14. Label has ingredients as water, pale and dark barley malts, hops, top fermenting yeast". Also says "Kräftige, blumige Hopfennoten; nichts für Warmduscher". Not for pussies!! Love it!

Poured into a small tulip, the color is an opaque, motor-oil-like brown. Head sits at about 1/4", and is mocha colored and frothy. Lacing is decent, too. The aroma has a lot of roasty notes and pithy hopping. It goes over the tongue quite nicely, and the body is a smidge thicker than medium.

Flavor has some bitter dark choco and roasty coffee action, but soon takes a sharp turn into hop-ville. It is a bit pithy here, too, plus being quite citrussy. It has some grapefruit and is piney and resiny. The hoppage really coats the palate and lingers long and hard. I wish I had bought more than one bottle; this is very solid BIPA. Prosit!

4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Bierman9, Oct 19, 2013
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86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.