Below the Radar Black Ops IPA
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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (917) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Draft at Rocketcity brewfest. Clear black with large tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and resinous hops. Medium/heavy with chocolate, hop bitterness, and a hint of alcohol.
Earlier Rating: 6/3/2013 Total Score: 3.7
@Magic City Brewfest. Black with small head. Slight aroma of hops. Nice balance between malts and hop bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClassyBeagle (374) - USA - AUG 23, 2015
Fruity hops. Decent malt backbone. Doesnt quite live up to the spectacular nose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (17678) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Draft at the source as Shadow Ops, same abv. Dark clear maroon color, thin off white head. Aroma of pine, cocoa, coffee. Taste is bitter coffee, edge of chocolate. Very bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Malaclemys (421) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Rocket City Brewfest, black with a tan head. A: chocolate, resin, caramel, fruit. T: resin, coffee, caramel, burnt sugar. Medium body with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (11054) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Tap at The J. Clyde. Pours opaque black with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt, earthy, pine, and herbal hops with prunes and figs. Flavor is lightly tart dark fruits and malt, medium hops and moderate bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DiarmaidBHK (3854) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Draft at brewpub. Pours coca-cola brown with a thin khaki head. Slight floral note on the nose. I can detect a slight sliver of floral on the tongue. Did they put hops in this? Boring!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 5, 2013
Sampled draft at the Rocket City Brewfest in Huntsville. Poured deep brown with a smallish off-white head. Aroma and flavor were citrusy hops, some toasted malt and caramel. Good sweet/bitter balance. Medium mouthfeel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Itzjerm (1849) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 24, 2013
No aroma hardly and a thin head but other than that an excellent beer. Taste nice hopped and malty. Very good job ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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