Strange Fellows Nocturnum: This beer is brewed in Vancouver, BC at this new place that has a flair for the strange and unusual. It comes in at a strength of 6.5% abv with 65 IBU’s and should be available in 473 mL cans very soon, making it a little easier to get a hold of for the average BC beer drinker.
Aroma and Appearance: Nocturnum pours a ruby brown colour with fast rising bubbles that lead up to 3 fingers of tan foam. The aroma is fruity nectarines, grapefruit, caramel sweetness and some sugary dried plums giving off an interesting malt profile.
Flavour: Malt balls, plums and rye bread upfront, it moves into chocolate and orange rind citrus in the middle which is quickly followed by grilled grapefruit and a lingering pine bitterness.
Overall Impression: Dark IPA’s are a bit of an enigma, sometimes the roasted malts are a huge hit with…
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