Pirate Life Black

  • Brewery: Pirate Life Brewing
  • Country: Australia
  • Style: Black IPA
  • ABV: 5.2%
  • Volume: 355ml

Into this we threw Simcoe, Nelson, Mosaic and Centennial in quantities that may not have worked in a regular IPA. But the rich, roast malts manage to hold their own against what can only be described as a barrage of new world hop character. The citrus fruit aroma dominates the nose and provides an amazing contrast to the roasted tones of the malt. On the palate there is a delicious orangey, chocolate combination which is accentuated perfectly by a lingering malty sweetness.