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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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When poured into a glass, our black IPA is reminiscent of a dark and deliciously evil night sky. Roasted malt and citrus aromas fill your nose, while tastes of coffee, citrus, and pine linger on your tongue after each sip. This beer is created using an abundance of Citra and Simcoe hops throughout the boil and during dry hopping.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Heathen (1458) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 27, 2013
THOUGHTS: Not the best black IPA, but not awful either. Too much hop and roast bitterness & not much sweetness to balance it. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured an extremely dark red that looked basically black in the glass with bright red highlights and an average, off-white head that mostly but slowly diminished and somehow left excellent lacing. The aroma was a little weak, but contained heavy roasted and burnt malts; hints of coffee and unsweetened chocolate; light to moderate pine and citrus hops; a hint of minty hops; and cola and licorice here and there. The initial flavor was lightly sweet and moderately bitter; while the finish was moderately sweet and moderate to heavily bitter. There was roasted malt, burnt malt, pine hops, slightly citrus hops, a little licorice and cola, and hints of old coffee. The medium body was sort of creamy with very fizzy carbonation and a metallic and lightly astringent finish.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1509) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Draft at Fado. Opaque black pour thar just shows as a clear dark ruby under bright light. Large foamy tan head. Decent blend of dark ashy flavors and sweet dark malts. Ashtrays. Red dried fruit. Pomegranate. Cigarettes. Celery. Maple. Leather. Burnt marshmallows. Blackberries. Liquorice. Vinyl.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1307) - Ohio, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Decent amount of pine hops in the aroma, with just an underlying touch of roast. Pours an opaque dark red, with ruby highlights when held up to the light, and a thin off white head. Underwhelming in the taste department, with more roast then bitterness, and a very thin mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 11, 2013
On tap at White Dog, Philly. Nice hefty black pour, thick silken beige head. Nose is fairly appealing, with some raw-smelling hops and a fairly un-aggressive roastiness. Smooth mouthfeel, lightly playful and bitter palate. Flavors are okay, fairly resinous and bitter but reasonably well done for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (2139) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 1, 2013
On tap at the BNA 8 party at World Cafe live Philadelphia Solid dark brown black with a lot of onion and earthy hops and not enough malt to back it up.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (2479) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle from Canal’s. pours almost pitch black with a big off white head. Aroma is of burnt toast, outboard motor exhaust, light grassy hops. Taste is burnt toast, light cocoa, oily hops, light floral and grass. Not much depth.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ReggieDunlap (3005) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma has some roasty malt and charred wood. Flavor follows suit and adds layers of coffee, dark chocolate, and caramel. Mouthfeel is light/medium and the finish is burnt/bitter and coffee...dry and lingering.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chicowv (455) - Canaan Valley, West Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2013
12 oZ bottle: pours nearly black w a big pillowy tan head. Lots of lacing. Aroma of roasted malts citrus hops sour yeast. Taste is sweet with a bitter finish. Roast malts some chocolate sweet citrus hop finish. Smooth on the front bitter and slight sour finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11061) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2013
12oz bottle-trade with jtclockwork-tight tan-black. A-roasty dk malt-dry cocoa. T-roasty dk malt that’s a bit stale-dry cocoa, 2nd earthy/pine hops.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (7885) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with off white head. Nose of dank resin/pine, citrus, wet grass and roast chocolate malt. Taste is same but less pronounced. Body is a little lacking. Still tasty. Lighter bodied.


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