Libertine Black Ale

Libertine Black AleLibertine Black Ale
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Scotland, United Kingdom
Black IPA
3.95 | pDev: 9.87%
Nov 16, 2020
Aug 19, 2012
Lose yourself in this voluptuous beast of a beer. A twenty-first century hop overdose. This mother will seduce you, ravish you and you’ll be back gagging for more. Adore it. Lust for it. Fall for it. Libertine Black Ale is a dark hop bomb combining the hop awesomeness of an IPA, the decadent and indulgent malt flavours of a stout with an insatiable drinkability that belies the punch that this beer packs. A Dark Knight amongst pale knaves. Taste the hops, live the dream. Learn to speak beer, love fruit and never forget you come from a long line of truth seekers, dreamers and warriors… the outlaw elite. Ride toward anarchy and caramel craziness. Let the sharp bitter finish rip you straight to the tits. Swallow hard – this beer bites.

65 IBU
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Rated: 3.72 by DvdP from Netherlands

Nov 16, 2020
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

4.19/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Cask at Brewdog Cardiff. Black with cap of beige head, curtains of lacing. Sweet aroma, citrus, completely unexpected. Taste brings more sweet flavors, milk and light citrus. A finishing bitterness slowly rises at the back. Wonderful stuff....
Nov 29, 2019
Rated: 4 by Griffith from Connecticut

Jul 13, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by YvesB from Belgium

Oct 01, 2018
Rated: 4 by hasse67 from Sweden

Apr 22, 2018
Rated: 3.39 by Houborg1 from Denmark

Apr 01, 2018
Rated: 4.47 by TwiggyCZ from Czech Republic

Feb 16, 2018
Rated: 2.5 by ThisSeasonsWaifu from Sweden

Feb 07, 2018
Rated: 4 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Dec 29, 2017
Rated: 3.84 by AtaraxiaDnB from Australia

Dec 09, 2017
Rated: 4.1 by StormAles from Canada (ON)

Jul 13, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
The appearance had a dark brown more so closer to a black colored body with a half fingered white foamy head that quickly dies leaving barely a filmy lacing coating the glass. The smell has some bitter piney hops up in front and leading to a decent coating of malts, but not overbearing. The taste is bittersweet; and you kinow what, that’s exactly what an American Black Ale should lead to, good job Bew Dog. There’s no aftertaste and there’s a slightly bitter dry finish. The palate feels about a medium but sometimes feels lighter and then sometimes feels heavier, unsure where this is going. Carbonation is not as harsh as expected as some American Black Ales can be. Overall, hey try it and see how it goes for you; for me its absolutely fine, there’s nothing wrong with it.
Jun 25, 2017
Rated: 4.36 by cebeci88 from Turkey

May 08, 2017
Rated: 4.15 by Scepter from Texas

Jan 22, 2017
Rated: 4 by GoHabsGo from Canada (ON)

Jan 22, 2017
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Reviewed by drmeto from Germany

4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25
-pours the darkest of brown with slight ruby tinges and a small to medium,foamy,offwhite head
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
-slight alcohol noticeable
Great Black IPA, that needs some time in the glass.
Nov 28, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by Oidmoe from Austria

Oct 04, 2016
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Reviewed by rex_4539 from Greece

3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
L: Dark brown color, half finger brown head, messy lacing, nice carbonation.

S: Dark chocolate, coffee, raisins, sweet caramel, some booze.

T: Dark chocolate, raisins, sweet caramel, roasted malt. Slightly malty, bitter on the back end.

F: Nice mouthfeel. Good carbonation pushes flavors into palate.

O: Nice winter beer. I wouldn't recommend during a hot summer day.
Oct 02, 2016
Rated: 3.99 by Omniwar from Georgia

Sep 21, 2016
Rated: 3.9 by kjkinsey from Texas

Sep 02, 2016
Libertine Black Ale from BrewDog
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 412 ratings