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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Black Rhino is an earthy ale with hints of coffee and cocoa that pours as dark as the name we gave it. Don’t let the name fool you. This dark ale is surprisingly smooth and easy drinking. It pairs well with salty appetizers, bold musky cheeses, and wild game dishes


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (931) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle from Pete and Gail...Thanks! Pours a brown-amber with a thin head. Looks a little watery. Some lacing. Aroma is barnyard, slight musty brett, malts and leather. The taste is similar. It really has the barnyard funk to it. Maybe slightly infected? Malty, no sweetness, medium carbonation, light body. Overall it was OK but not sure if infected or not. Kind of odd.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10748) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 24, 2014
Batch #018. 750 c&c from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours very dark copper with a 3 finger foamy beige head. Aroma of roasty malt and celery. AKA Belgian yeast stuff. Med body or so. Flavor is rather peppery/spicy with chocolate and darkish malt. Kind of musty, but not like sweatsox/brett. Maybe like sucking on old dry wood. Could be some coriander. It sort of tingles all around the mouth. FInally I get it. It’s earthy. Sort of dirt aspects! Not barnyard. I’m diggin’ it.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lb4lb (2487) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 14, 2014
Reddish brown pour. Smell is musty and yeasty. Taste is quite different though and is toasted bready and lightly bitter. Quite tasty actually and much better than the smell. Crisp and enjoyable.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeernWhiskeyHQ (18) - Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottled: 2/18/2014 Appearance: Meduim- light tan head. A light earthy brown color that seems to be darker brown around the edges Nose: Mild malt, cocoa, light alcohol scent Palate: Both mild and heavily roasted malt presence, fruit, light mouthfeel and a familiar Belgian style coriander finish. Overall: This beer has a light mouthfeel, is very rich in flavor yet very drinkable. I also enjoyed how it is very roasted and malty and yet still has traditional Belgian qualities which make it a complex and refreshing beer considering it’s a heavily malted beer. -BeerandWhiskeyHQ.com

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ketchepillar (1058) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Stubby 375mL bottle. Not too exciting of a beer, and the flavors that are there are just muddled and messy. Some nice biere de garde "oldness". I would drink this with duck I think.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3639) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2013
(Backlog) Amber orange in color with a thin white head. Sweet taste, yeast, fruits, malty sweetness, some breadiness. The smell is fruits, grain, malt, and yeast.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3750) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Tap at Zio Carlo, but I've had this a bajillion times before. I remember 330 cl bottle of this gushing in my sink one time. But I digress. Pours a very murky reddish brown color with a super foamy beige head. Aroma is malty, roasted caramel and musty notes. Almost floral as well. Flavor is dry, floral, perfume, light in mouthfeel and bitter on the finish. I remember this having more of a sugary element to it previously. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (8270) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 29, 2013
750mL. Pours a full haze orange with higher carbonation. Nose is celery, sugar, sticky. Taste is sticky maple, overcarbonated body. Aerated palate, a bit drained and mineral heavy. Not much flavor wise, pretty bland. Mildly infected perhaps.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlihcsnatas (274) - Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Dark amber with a decent head that held on for a while and ended with I nice white topping. Smells of caramel and slight toast. Taste is mostly a caramel sweetness with some spicy hints. Really good brew, just wish it was more affordable so I could drink it more often. Bottle said batch 12... Not sure if all batches taste the same since this one does not taste anything like the description on this web site shows.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chris78701 (1) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2013 does not count
Slight sweetness, mild maltiness, higher carbonation on the palate, Very slight woodiness


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