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RATINGS: 815   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Back in Black is our newest year-round beer available now in six pack cans and on draft. Brewed like an American IPA but with the addition of rich, dark malts, this beer has all the flavor and hop character you expect with a smooth, mellow finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
p1meatloaf (252) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2015
12 can Looks dark brown red. Smells of centennials and a hint of dark. Tastes really nicely hopped whilst having a dark sweet malt. Balanced for Black IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gripweed57 (886) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2015
12 ounce can. Pours a dark reddish brown color with a large rocky tan head. Wonderful pine and citrus hop nose with a touch of roasted malt and burnt sugar. Spicy and bitter, like a good IPA should be, with the added notes of roasted malt, sweet cocoa and dark coffee. Excellent balance and full bodied. A must have. Best Black IPA Iíve tasted yet.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
ttroha (408) - Americus, Georgia, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Can from xxxporkchop. Pours dark back with frothy tan head.Aroma of a grapefruit thatís been sliced open, with hints of roused coffee. Tastes of roasted coffee and grapefruit with a bitter aftertaste. Really good IPA

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dliberto (216) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Poured from the can into a snifter. Pours a dark brown/black with a small white head. Aroma is mocha, chocolate, citrus, and roasted malts. The citrus in the beer compliments the overall taste of the malts very well. It is a balanced beer that is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Slight sticky mouth feel that is slightly bitter in the finish. Very good beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjg74 (2672) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Canned from Grocery Outlet. Black in color with slight clarity. Roasted nose with a good amount of hop bitterness. A hint of sweetness as well. Roasted malt with a little bit of coffee. Nicely hoppy finish with some grapefruit peel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Joel (114) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Pours black with high carbonation. Smells and tastes like an IPA, although less hoppy than most. Malty and sweet, but still well balanced with a lingering hops bitterness. Unique and pretty nice.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jeffsayyes (44) - - JAN 1, 2015
Dark, stouty and hoppy. Drank in a can from Dan's. Im not a hoppy guy and a half stout so its not an easy sell. And Im just not into it. Good song though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (15990) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
Draught at Taphouse Grille, Seattle
Dark brown color with creamy head. Itís a roasty example, with a good contribution of dark malts and resiny hops, very nice aggressive result.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hman43 (488) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Course black with a tan head. Hops, citrus and roasted malts. Coffee and roasted flavors with citrus and bitter finish.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
liquidhedonism (287) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - DEC 11, 2014
12 oz can. Aroma: roasty and malty, with hints of resin and toffee. Taste/Palate: sweet, creamy, and a bit thin; finishes bitter and slightly astringent. Fantastic malt/hop balance.


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