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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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Deep and dark as a starless night, this beer is dominated by a pronounced hop aroma of pine and spruce, with subdued notes of fresh cut wood and special herbs. The flavor is characterized by a clean hop taste with a subtle dry roasted malt touch in the background. Draft only.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAR 21, 2011
Tap @ paradise burger mccall, id: pours a nice dark black with a brown head. Nose of sweet fluffy roast with crisp citrusy crust of hops. Light chocolate and coffee. Good balance and a clean mouthfeel. Finishes smooth and mellow. Good black ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5560) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 6, 2011
Nose is roasty with earthy floral hops. More roasted malts than hops, comes across almost stouty. Hints of butter come in and out. Pours dark brown almost black with a tan head. The flavor is roasted malts, lightly bitter floral hops, a little sweetnes here and there. Earthy flavors linger. Lightly dry and resiny. Perhaps a hint of diacetyl in there as well

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2011
From tap at Sunset Grill. Pours dark brown to black wtih a small off tan head. Aroma is dark maltish and slight breadish. Ends dry malty and almost spiced. Dark roasted malt and slight fruity. Bitter and slight hoppy. Bitter and dry malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexanderj (3266) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - FEB 25, 2011
On tap; dark brown, maybe black. Aroma of earth, fruit and roasted malt. Flavor was earthy, fruity, roasted malt and chalk. Blended but simple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onlyhere4beer (1) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2011 does not count
On draft Toronados San Fran. Thin but tasty IPA strong dry hop and toasted malt flavored, easy drInking beer. Nice head which stayed to the end of the pint. not sure of percentage but easy drinking - hope it’s 5-6 % more than that it’s dangerous :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AmEricanbrew (5522) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Tap@Taphouse Grill 98004. Ruby black color with tan foamage. Dry chocolate, dirt, caramel, grassy aromas. medium bodied. Chocolate, black malt, grassy, pine hop flavors--not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryan (3187) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Chocolate and citrus nose with a solid roast note. Taste is lightly sweet, moderatley bitter, lots of citrus hops, some milk chocolate, some dank weed, and a bit of roast. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2011
Dark brown pour with a fluffy beige head. Aroma is roasty with hints of citrus. Bitter, astringent, roasty, citrus, and hop resin decent stuff

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigabe (194) - California, USA - FEB 1, 2011
On tap at Matteo’s Public in Nevada City, CA. Deep dark black, almost opaque, with a thin white head that quickly dissipates. Lacing clings to the glass as you drink. Aroma is like someone took an IPA and dumped it over an oak fire. It’s herby and floral, yet smoky and malty. Flavor is similar to aroma. Definite IPA bitterness and depth, but with a roasted malt background. Malts tame this beer and make it a high IBU IPA that is easy and refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Dark brown with a fizzy tsp head. Huge hoppy citrus and dark roasted grain aroma and taste with a smooth silky palate and well balanced sweet and bitter.

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