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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 262   ABV: 8.75%
This New American Black Ale, our darkest signature beer, has the malt profile of a Schwartz Beer and the floral characteristics of an IPA. Saturated in hops, this intrepid style offers smooth dark toffee flavor without the roasted bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerFanDan17 (1084) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - OCT 22, 2016
A very good black/brown ale with plenty of toasted honeycomb and pecans and a smooth finish. Pours a dark brownish-black with a big head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
commonmac (1066) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Big bottle purchased by Noredskittles and consumed with said individual and commonshawn. 1990 Action movie themed night. Dark brown...basically cola color. Almost a full finger of tannish head. Aroma is subtle with nutty with roasted notes. Holds its head really well. Solid bitterness running throughout but the finish is well rounded. Little bit of sweetness like toffee or caramel. Better than anticipated...some good elements.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonshawn (1067) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Big bottle with commonmac and Jason. Brown red with very thick foamy off white head. Sugary nose and more tart than expected. High alcohol aroma. High sugar. Yeast. Sweet, spicy, pretty good finish. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
whoisghost (193) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 6, 2015
Deep black with a thick tan head. Sweet toffee and cranberry on the nose, strong but not overpowering. Pine hop bitterness is right up front and lingers for a while - cocoa and sweet dark malts with some earthy spice flavors as well. Nice and dense mouthfeel, really makes you salivate. A good, string (D)BIPA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyit (3757) - Vadum, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2015
Black of color with an off white head. An aroma of liqurice, cold coffee, roasted malt and hops. A flavor of liqurice, hops, roasted malt and coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5775) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 24, 2015
11/20/2011 11:21:08 AM On tap at Beer Temple. Dark red body with slight head. Nose is malty and grassy. Taste is coffee, and chocolate and hops too. Interesting combi with bitter finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maris (1394) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - APR 27, 2015
From a 750ml bottle on 27/4/2015 (birthday present courtesy of my wonderful wife). Pours a cloudy dark brown with a medium head. Has a pleasant nose featuring some chocolate malt and light fruity hops. The flavour follows suit, with sweet dark malts (chocolate, caramel), some citrus fruit (orange), and a reasonably firm dash of hops, with just a hint of roastiness in the bitterness. Full bodied with a thick texture and average carbonation. Not the wildest big black IPA out there, but nicely balanced (though ultimately falling on the sweet side) and very cohesive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (6305) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 28, 2015
750 ml bottle with a date stamped date of 27 Jan 2014. Pitch black color with some mild lasting head in the snifter. Aroma is burnt coffee bean, dark chocolate and pine hops. Flavor is about the same as the aroma. Body is pretty thick with a charred malt and dark grain finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (1063) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Poured from bottle thanks Adrian. Color is dark chocolate with tan one finger head. Aromas of caramel coffee and chocolate. Taste is coffee chocolate and slightly burnt espresso grounds.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamChandler (4540) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 28, 2015
75CL bottle. thanks Adrien. Aroma is nice. bitter, chocolate, oak, really interesting aroma. Taste is pretty good. a little bit of smoke, earthy mulch and tree bark. coats the the tongue. Chocolate, vanilla and some espresso. Pretty darn good.

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