Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 848   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 3, 2015
[7047-20150206] 12floz can. Roasted charcoal toast aroma. Clear, dark ruby red brown body with a medium-lasting foamy mocha head. Roasted bread and charcoal wood flavour. Full body. Good, easy to drink. (8/3/8/4/15) 3.8
(c/o mds)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gurthnar (3165) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 28, 2015
Can generously shared by Cuso. Aroma strong resiny citrusy zesty hops, lots of it. Some caramel. Clear dark brown colour. Taste is assertively hoppy, lots of bitterness, resiny citrusy flavour, some roasted flavour. Finishes really dry. Rather high carbonation, really easily drinkable. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MisoW (2321) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 28, 2015
Can shared by Cuso, many thanks. Pours dark brown color, small beige head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt, dried fruit. Taste is medium sweet, coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, dried plums, bitter coffee dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
closey22 (1247) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2015
Dark brownwith beige foaminesmy head; aroma is hoppy spicy floral; Flava is rich hoppy with dry roasty tangy; feel medium to light and crisp ; finishes dry tangy malty tagy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (1113) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - APR 18, 2015
355 ml can shared by Werckmeister. Thanks Stefan!
Dark cooper body, with a big, frothy, lacing, light beige head.
Aroma of grapefruit, stone fruits, pineapple, slight pine, vanilla, biscuit, slight grass.
Tastes of biscuit, some smooth coffee, cocoa, tea, grapefruit, stone fruits.
Medium, quite creamy mouthfeel, with a soft carbonation.
Finishes smooth, medium bitter, medium roasty, with cocoa, some coffee, some zesty hops, alcohol warming.

Very nice, smooth and quite unique Black IPA. Also has something with a Red IPA in common. Quite sweet, but really well balanced. Although the alcohol is noticeable, it drinks quite easy for the ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werckmeister (981) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 18, 2015
can at home from trade with amazinwlrdfood, many thanks Rob. almost black color, medium big tan head, dissolves quickly. smells liqueur, fruity, some sweetness, peach, vanila, mango, light spices. medium to full body, medium carbonation, bubbly on the throat, light oily texture tastes of roasted malt, some sweetness, honey, some warming alcoholic, creamy, pines, very light fruit notes, some grapefruit, light roasted malty / light fruity finish. pretty decent, for the ABV for me alcohol a bit too present, apart from that drinks rather smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (1037) - Poznan, POLAND - APR 14, 2015
Aroma is sweet, full of fresh pineapple and mango with small tiny alcoholic note. From the background you can feel dark malts and roasted seeds. It’s perfectly clear, seal color, with tanned head and beautiful lacing. In taste it’s so interesting. It’s somewhere in the middle between good american ipa, and classic bitter black IPA, with notes of dry stout. First it’s dry, then a bit sweet and pleasant, to end with dark bitterness, which stays a bit in aftertaste. It’s really good and complex beer. Perfectly balanced. Mouth feel is changing many times. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drpimento (2494) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Pretty good. Aroma’s mainly hop with a hint of malt. Appearance is excellent with a huge, long lasting, tan head, lots of lace, and a clear dark garnet color. Taste is similar to nose, good balance between malt sweet, hop bitter, & carbonic tang. Good body. Finish falls fast at first and then tapers very slow at the last. Fairly drinkable beer; wouldn’t mind another.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ArmyDO (9) - fayetteville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2015 does not count
Pours from the can dark black with thick head. Great beer for after after a long day of work.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TATE (372) - Lubec, Maine, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Can. Pours a brown with a tan head. Piney aroma. Piney hop flavor throughout that lingers a bit. A very good black IPA.

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