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RATINGS: 889   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40482) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours almost clear and deep hazzlenut brown with a small tan head. Roasted malt and hoppy aroma. Roasted malty and smooth hoppy flavoured. Solid bitterness and nice roasted breadish malt flavour into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34376) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010
Draft. A chestnut-brown beer with a thin orangey head. The aroma has notes of caramel, hops, spices, and citrus. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, hops, lemon, and grapefruit. The malt is chewy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
On tap. Presented as a "Dark IPA". Clear dark brown with a warm orange hue and a beige head. Delicious aroma of burned caramel, a little nuts and aroma hops. Medium body, sweet notes of burned caramel, roasted malt while a distinct piney hopping sets in and leaves the finish rather hoppy. Really delicious. 100709

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (23530) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2011
Canned at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Near black, beige head. Coffeeish roastiness meet black currant hops.Dry and medium bodied with pleasantyl soft edges. Lovely balance between porterish roasty malt and citric hops. Really tasty!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2011
Can. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy caramel aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter caramel and licorice flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish with hints of licorice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2012
27th September 2012
Borefts warm up at Bier Temple, Amsterdam. Clear dark red beer, big pale tan head. Light crisp palate. Very mild dark malts. Good fresh piney hops - again mild. Smooth finish. Decent Black IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21621) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2012
Can at Bier Temple ... dark black ... thin tan head ... soft toffee roast ... juicy malts ... dark roast ... again too much of the American malt i dont like

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (21449) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 8, 2009
Best of the night at Pizzeria Paradiso in Dupont Circle. Drught. Jet black with large, thick brown head. Aroma of caramel and citrus, flavor of smoke and roasted coffee with a light background of chocolate. Late bitterness and bitter finish. Balanced and complex.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (19160) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
Draught at Taphouse Grille, Seattle
Dark brown color with creamy head. It’s a roasty example, with a good contribution of dark malts and resiny hops, very nice aggressive result.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18528) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2011
Tap at the Peculier Pub, NYC, with Ethan. Black pour with a nice head. Good resinous character, nice roasted malts. Sweet with cocoa notes. Medium to full in body with average carbonation. Great Black IPA finish, big roast and lots of resinous, piney hops. Awesome beer overall.


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