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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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The beer that Barley Mow is known for. We started with a ton of hops in the beginning of the boil, then we added a lot more, then we dry-hopped the crap out of it. It’s dark, but don’t be fooled, there’s very little roast.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11823) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Draft. Medium beige head, cola-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some roast, tangerine/orange. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some roast, orange, light bittersweet chocolate. Medium body, some resin.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7230) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Growler poured up on tap at the Cajun Café stop of the rbwg2015 brewery bus tour where it exhibits a nice deep dark body that supports a tan head of foam. The aroma offers up chocolate, black licorice spiciness, candi sugar and then a thin layer of pine hops. The taste starts with malts, dark roasted malts that have a burnt malty edge and some pine hops. I like the play between the chocolate and piny woody resiny hops. Solid

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (2458) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Draft at Olde Bay Cafe in Dunedin before the RBWG 2015 welcome event. Black with beige head. Aromas of roast, floral, pine, light cocoa. Tastes of roast, pine, floral, dark chocolate. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (9869) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 26, 2015
draft. Pours dark almost black tan head. Nose/taste of toasted pine, roast chocolate, coffee. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5482) - Utah, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Growler during RBWG
Cloudy dark brown with a medium sized beige head, good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts. Flavors of roasted malts and pine
Nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2460) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 21, 2015
growler Sweet malts with faint dark roasted malts. The dark roast and some hops appear in the taste. Oddly, given the sweet aroma, this has a bit more char than I prefer. Black IPL? .. at least a black APA. Earthy and herbal hops in the finish and aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (4570) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Growler at RBWG. Pours a dark brown with beige head. The aroma is strong roast and chocolate. Medium mouth with strong rich dark chocolate, roast coffee, lingering dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (7688) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Taste from a growler during RBWG. Black color. Good tan head, leaving thicker lace. Nice moderate roast, earthy hop, mild spiciness. Touch of dark chocolate, very mild hint of coffee. Some herbal. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of soft lighter carbonation, good full feel. Moderate sweet taste, moderate bitter. Nice chewiness. Great, balanced black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14195) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Draft at Olde Bay in Dunedin. Black, thick brown head. Roasted pine cone and coffee aroma. Taste is silky coffee grounds. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
S_Side_Smitty (530) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Pours black with a medium tan head. Aroma is citrus rind and mellow chocolaty malts. Taste is substantial roasted malts with the hoppy bitterness kicking in at the mid and going for a long easy bitter finish. While not super complex, very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4505) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Deep root beer black. Filmy light tan foam. Nice roasted aroma. Pleasantly bitter from roast and hops but not a wallop. Parched chicory and soy nuts. Dry. Medium body. Fair, but not that entertaining. On tap, Proof Production Facility.


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