Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Alaskan Double Black IPA is a combination of beer styles, with a flavor profile most similar to an Imperial IPA and the dark black color and rich flavors usually found in heartier stouts and porters.
The Black IPA, also called "Cascadian Dark Ale" or "American-style India Black Ale," is a relative newcomer to the craft beer world. We may not know what to call it yet, but we do know itís dark and itís hoppy and we canít get enough of it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12415) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured black with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted earthy hop with a small alcohol aroma. Medium body with a dry slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy dark bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a good complex beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2010
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a moderate tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, citrus, and grass. Flavor of anise, chocolate, coconut, roasted malt, grass, caramel, and citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (11810) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 28, 2010
Bomber at Paulís tasting. Pours black with tan head. Nose of grapefruits, peel, hops and chocolate malts. Taste is same with little pine in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11784) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Bomber poued a clear dark reddish brown with a lingering brown head. Aromas of roasted malt, carmel, earthines and light citrus. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, carmel, earthiness and citrus with a smooth dry lightly bitter finish. Please Sir, May I have more Hops?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11705) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
clear very dark amber, smooth light brown head. very nice roasted and hoppy aroma, flavor is much more roasted and stout like than the aroma.but it tastes real good. roasted stuff, hoppy balance, flowery notes from the hops. very dry. very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (11069) - SÝborg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
Bottled. Deep burgundy coloured. Light brown head. Aroma of roast, liqourice, herbs, vague smoke. Flavour of caramel, roast, herbs, light sweetness, vague spice and vague smoke. Medium to full bodied. Dry herbal bitterness with a roasty touch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11063) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Tap at Oskar Blues Home Made Liquids and Solids. Pours clear black with a small, fizzy cream colored head, low retention and flat. Aroma is average malt (cookie, caramel, toasted, nutty), heavy hops (floral, pine, citrus), light esters (dried fruit) with notes of plum and dates. Flavor is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, toffee, toasted, nutty), average hops (floral, pine, citrus), light esters (dried fruit) with notes of plum and dates. Medium body, warmth, carbonation, and creaminess, with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Double Black IPA
Date: November 19, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: black, wispy beige head
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, citrus hops
Flavor: sweet chocolate flavor, balancing roastedness, nice citrus, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (10578) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2010
On tap at TCBF, pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and hops. Flavour begins like a porter/stout with a rich roasted malts, and ends with a hop punch like a great IPA. Wonderful one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 8, 2010
From Boltz75555! Pours almost black with a cream colored head. Aroma has some earthy hops, lightly toasted malt, and some chocolate/caramel notes. Flavor is a subperb balance of hops and full malts, creamy, lightly sweet, finishes bitter and is a very well rounded beer.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 17

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50