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RATINGS: 844   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4451) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Can during 2nd Annual Midlands tasting group; coca cola brown pour with a beige head, aroma has light pine and chocolate, taste has pine, chocolate, some spice, roasted malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (3779) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 14, 2015
12oz bottle from Hippo Beers. Almost black, big foamy head. Hoppy aroma. Treacle hop flavour. Chilli hop aftertaste. Big spicy Black IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thegreenrooster (3533) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Pour is a dark brown with a small creamy tan head. Aroma is pleasantly hoppy with bit of a roasty note. Flavor is more of the dark malts. Kinda loses the hops in the flavor but still decent. Not the best black IPA as the hops are not pronounced but the roasted black malt is ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (5333) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Can at home picked up from Mother Kelly’s. Clear dark caramel brown coloured pour with red hues and a big lasting light tan head. Aroma is nice mix of dark malts, cocoa, toast, burnt pine needles, citus lemon hop. later a little soap on the nose. Flavour is composed of toasted malts, biter roast, pine needle, citrus fruit. Lingering roast and citrus. This is pretty archetypal for the style. I’ve been told that this is the same recipe as Kernel’s black IPA. Palate is medium bodies, little creamy and highish carbonation. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4063) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Black pour from can at JP Burkes. Tons of creamy foamy head. Malty, earthy, cookie dough and cocoa taste. Bitter finish. Creamy mouthfeel. Good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2926) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2015
12 oz. can poured to a Czech-pils glass at Lunar Brewing Co., displaying a nearly opaque, black/brown color, with some ruby highlighting, thick, tan froth to the head foam, and patchy cling to the lacing. Roasted notes were present but minimal in the aroma, with a fruity, pit fruit sweetness taking center stage. Medium bodied, with decent carbonation, the taste offered a touch more of roasted character, adding an earthy, citrusy, & rind-like bitterness that lingered with a dry finish. Nice BIPA, but a bit roast deprived.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tfontana (156) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Can from Signal Variety Plaistow NH. Aroma is combination of bready malts, yeasty dough and piney hops. Appearance is dark reddish brown--almost black, with 1 finger-width off-white creamy head, fair retention, no noticeable sparkle, minimal lacing. Taste is interplay of rich, roasted malt sweetness with overtones of hop bitterness, each one taking its turn in the forefront. Palate is medium-bodied creamy texture with late carbonation on the top of the tongue and nice loooooong mild bitter finish. Overall, this beer hits on all cylinders.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
popkow (301) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Can into glass releases crisp dark body under nice foam head. Aroma of coffee roasting. Taste of malt, coffee, resin and nice hop notes. This is one of the better cross over IPA’s.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (1938) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Malt and roasted coffee flavored dominate this beer. Smells earthy and malty. Pours deep brown almost black with a 2 finger thick brown head. Had out of a can at home. Okay beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (655) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. Aroma- Malt, chocolate and some citrus Appearance- A reddish black color with a tan head. Looks real good Taste- Has a roasted malt flavor that also includes cocoa and some citrus Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation Overall- A real good brew, I will drink this again.

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