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Alcatraz Heart of Darkness

Alcatraz Heart of Darkness
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Formerly brewed at Alcatraz Brewing
Style: Black IPA
Orange, California USA
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
This is India Pale Ale done dark. Hops and a hint of roast start in the nose, then the hops take over with potent citrus flavors. The finish lingers with a tinge of toast and coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (14590) - San Leandro, California, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Dark brown with a khaki head. Nice lacing. Nice dank hop nose of grapefruit, pine, and grass. Roasted malt, toffee, chocolate, and coffee malt aromas, too. Strong roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee. Nice grapefruit, floral, pine hop notes. Light bitterness, grassy hops, and slight malt sweetness on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerguy101 (5344) - Newark, California, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Sampled at the brewpub on 2/27/2012. This black IPA pours a dark brown/black color from the tap. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is roasty malts, caramel, fruity and sweet. A medium bodied black IPA. The malts are roasty, caramel and sweet. The hops are grapefruity and herbal. Decent carbonation. Lost of hop flavors and hop bitterness. A fairly aggressively hopped IPA. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

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