coldbrewky (1640) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - NOV 10, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is the first black IPA that I have both enjoyed and mused on. On draft with an early dinner. Nose was hard to pick up with the constant in and out of the brewpub on this breezy November day. Dark as night and barely a head. Creamy and full body has lazy tones of hop intertwined with a slightly larger body. Yum. Quite complimentary to the grub. Hutch you home-brew swilling momo, you’ve done it again!
j12601 (9050) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pouring at the Hudson River Fest in Beacon. Pours a deep brown to black with a thin tan head. Soft cocoa and coffee, chocolate, roast. Cocoa, light earthy hops, medium-bodied, sweet and malty. Roast, cocoa, chocolate. Light grapefruit into the finish.
UDBeernut (2471) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at ye olde dutch. Black with deep tan on the edges. Good hop based nose, mostly citrus. A hint of coffee. Medium bodied, a lovely mix of pine, flower, citrus with not over the top coffee and roastiness. One of the more enjoyable black ipas i’ve had. Go Hutch!