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RATINGS: 732   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dr_Quick (1) - - DEC 23, 2013 does not count
This rules as my current favorite (often a short-lived crown). Just a really well-executed Black IPA. Great balance between malt and hops. Lively carbonation distinguishes it from many Porters. Medium body. Just a well-balanced effort.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cybercat (2986) - Georgia, USA - SEP 5, 2010
Pours an opaque warm sable with a thick, fine-bubbled, light tan head. Strong aroma is fairly hoppy with a firm undertone of citrus, mainly orange and a bit of grapefruit. Strong, hoppy flavor has smoky and nutty undertones and hints of chocolate and licorice. It fairly successfully marries most of the flavors I like in a stout or porter with the hoppy and citrus flavors I appreciate in an IPA. Maybe I should change my favorite sort of beer to black IPA. Texture is fairly smooth and fizzy with a slight tinny undertone.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jhatlestad (34) - Maple Grove, Minnesota, USA - AUG 4, 2012
Nice dark cocoa aroma with definite hop presence but smooth and heavy. Solid dark appearance.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Pours super dark, almost stout color, with a medium to small head that thins out as the beer disappears. Slight bitterness on the edges with a whollop of fizz that helps to conceal alcohol. Super malty and flavorful with a nice calm finish. I loved this beer, as well as the packaging, style, and feel.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tknight401 (5) - - AUG 4, 2012 does not count
Caramel hints with. Deep, dark appearance with IPA taste. Not too bitter, solid taste. Marriage of IPA and Porter. Fantastic! Pair with glazed pork loin.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChiefBeer12 (81) - Irvine, California, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Can, Taco Asylum. Coffee, chocolate & hops on the nose. Taste is Hershey’s chocolate & coffee followed by balanced hops ending in a long finish. Awesome beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarkSachon (506) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2012
12 oz can from Baruni"s in Baden, PA. My first black IPA and very impressive. leave it to 21st Amendment to craft this one of a kind beer. Worth many revisits and recommendations.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewMoose (80) - Florida, USA - DEC 12, 2012
12oz can. Pours black with medium head. Strong hop aroma. Taste is very hop forward with a ton of simcoe dry hop. Hops linger on the tongue long after the beer is done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
alearchist (11) - Scottdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2013
one of my favorites from 21A.. poured into Bell’s glassware..about a finger and a half of head..when held up to a light mostly black with red highlights..aroma: hop’s, caramel and chocolate notes..taste: first off i get chocolate and a ton of citrus hops..maybe a lil coffee in there as well...super smooth..i would drink this all damn day (and have) all in all, one of the best examples of the style that i’ve had. cheers.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Aquilo (520) - Berkeley, California, USA - APR 24, 2010
Wow. Black with a small head. Big aroma is floral with lots of grapefruit. Moderately bitter, and very malty flavor. Dark malts and hops have been brought together skillfully, and I love it!


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