A Black IPA. Dark, hoppy, roasty, with a long finish. Vanilla and walnut notes under the hops.
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 9, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Sleeping Bear Winery/Bad Bear Taproom. Dark ruby brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma of pine, dark malt, chocolate and mild citrus. Taste of chocolate, roasted malt, light nuts and light pine. Could use a few more hops.
wmubronco1992 (581) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewpub. Pours black. Mild roast aroma. Very good lacing. Flavor of roasted coffee and vanilla. Very unusual IPA, really wasn’t very hoppy. Incredibly smooth and a little rich. More like a stout. Regardless of the style this was an excellent beer. Definitely worth a taste.
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