White Birch Nyx | White Birch Brewing

White Birch NyxWhite Birch Nyx
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White Birch NyxWhite Birch Nyx

Brewed by:
White Birch Brewing
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Adam Romanow is our third brewer apprentice. His release is an exploration into a newer beer style, the Black IPA. Black as night, bitter, with a full flavored Cascade hop profile and smooth finish.

Named after Nyx, the mythological Greek goddess of night, who stood at the beginning of creation. As a beginning, we agree Adam is on to something. As he moves on, we raise a toast and hope you enjoy his beer as much as we do.

Added by OldIronLungs on 04-15-2011

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Ratings: 123 |  Reviews: 49
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.43/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.36/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.27/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rderedin
2.72/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 5 | overall: 2

Extremely bitter aftertaste. Not a fan.

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Photo of gonzo000
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer was very enjoyable. Great taste, smooth on the feel, but a bit bitter to the taste. Very good. Will Revisit. White Birch has some very good beers.

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4.3/5  rDev +6.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.05/5  rDev 0%

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4.05/5  rDev 0%

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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.8/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 12/1/2014 at British Beer Company in Walpole, MA, served in a becker pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep black color, with a short light brown head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee and touches of citrus and hops.

T: The taste starts out with a burst of chocolate, coffee and citrus sweetness that are quickly followed by a strong hops bitterness and a hearty roasted malt character. An intense dryness throws the balance off somewhat. The after-taste is bitter-sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is very dry and sticky, possibly the driest beer I’ve ever had.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, there are definitely better options within the style.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.85/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.12/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.1/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of doremite
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Very classic black ale. Would prefer something softer and hoppier or maybe not as bitter as aftertaste is fairly sharp w a touch of alcohol bite. Not bad though and reasonable at $8 for a 22. Just not unique in any way.

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

White Birch Nyx from White Birch Brewing
Beer rating: 87.8% out of 100 with 123 ratings
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