Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The BeakTweaker is Black Ravenís seasonal IPA release. Built on a firm base of barley and rye malts, the BeakTweaker features bold citrus flavors and aromatics. A firm bitterness combines with citrus hop characteristics accented by the addition of black lemon, orange peel and lemon peel.

Malts: 2-Row Barley, Rye
Hops: Nugget, Citra, Sorachi Ace, Simcoe, Centennial

Aubrey's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Tasty beer, for sure, but it wasnít what I expected. I expected lots of CITRUS, but I only detected a little, mainly in the finish (blended with the bitterness). I did, however, get a big blast of perfume, rose petals and plant stems. Malts were bready, cracker-like and complementing enough. But the citrus characteristics were not as bold as theyíre made out to be, especially with a name like Citrus IPA. Regardless, itís a solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
chriszfat (84) - Lake stevens, Washington, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Very nice. From a bomber unique twist citrus and spice finish. Medium bitterness. Like this summer ipa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3681) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 18, 2015
On Tap at the Everett Craft Beer fest Orange amber with anice sandy colored head. Lots of good fresh hop aroma and a interesting citrus twist. Nice variation on the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (2715) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 2, 2015
22 Oz bottle pour, purchased at the brewery. Pours a bright golden color with a fizz ring head. These guys impress me more and more each day. Nice fruity flavor here. Like a fruity cereal taste with a light bitter hop finish. Nice citrus summer IPA. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (9921) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 3, 2015
On tap at the Hop Shop Ballard. Pours a clear yellow gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a combination of earthy and sweet citrus with a straw backbone. Flavor has more sweet citrus with a bit of bitterness and a straw backbone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcon25 (542) - Duvall, Washington, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle pour at a BBQ, I think this is the first time they bottled this one. Very nice cities flavor, another nice beer from them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsnicholas (511) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle (22oz) Light clear golden. Big white head. Nice citrus aroma. Taste was all kinds of fruit but with a peel bitterness in the end. There seems to be a slightly metallic taste in the end too. Pretty nice overall. Would prefer in 12oz portions.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WABeerFiend (383) - - JAN 17, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2015 I gave this a 2.1 overall score on 08.16.14. I probably had a dead IPA. REREVIEW: Bomber dated 06.17.15. Poured into a tulip on 08.14.15. A: Orange, herbs, rose, and candied lemon. Itís very unique. Itís like a soft perfume. A: 1 finger head fades to a ring and very thin spots of foam. Hazy reddish orange body. T: Follows the nose. Herbs, orange, and rose dominate. Candied lemon and vanilla are subtle. P: Creamy smooth with a crisp finish. Itís pretty light and fluffy in the mouth. O: I expected something like Citrusinensis, which is good, but this is on another level.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - DEC 15, 2014
22 oz Bottle. Tasted on 12/12/14. Bottle courtesy of Espo. The beer has a very strong citrus aroma. The taste was more orange & lemon zest with some malt to balance out the citrus bitterness. Overall it was ok for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skoisirius (1907) - Earth, Washington, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Bomber up in Washington. Excessively awesome spiced nose. Beautiful IPA here, the additional spices really treat things up. Hope I find this again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tderoeck (7877) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 3, 2014
6/X/14 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle from a trade @ home - BB: n/a, bottled: VIII/6/14 (2014-1188) Thanks to bigmanlavos for the trade!

Clear blond beer, creamy irregular head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, citrus, mango, passion fruits, pineapple, sweet, ripe exotic fruits. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: citrus, pineapple, nice bitterness, fruity, passion fruits, sweet malts. Aftertaste: grapefruit, bitter, citrus, very fruity, hoppy. Lovely stuff!

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