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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 56   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Dark and beautiful, this is the love child of American hops and German malt. Floral perfume and sultry smokiness blend to make a unique beer that you’ll find hard to quit.


edgallow's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2188) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 30, 2012
16 oz draft pours black with a off white head. Aroma of citrus and roasted malts. Taste is the malts, citrus and pine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JonHos (4) - Tennessee, USA - OCT 15, 2014 does not count
Very dark brown color, with a brownish head. Roasty aroma, with some bitterness on the mouth. Medium-to-light body. Some burnt popcorn. Slightly under-carbonated.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TheJestersBeer (2112) - SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2014
Keg@GABF. Dark brown/black, brown head. Hoppy, roasted aroma, phenolic, burnt popcorn. Dry, light to medium bodied, high bitterness, low CO2. Hoppy, harsh, phenolic taste, spruce, burnt notes. Unbalanced. (2014-10-02)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (3772) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Pint on tap. Opaque with a lasting creamy film on top. Nose is mild mocha with a hint of citrus zest. Tastes of semi-sweet chocolate, grapefruit, resiny herb, caramel and some coffee on the finish. Almost seems like some wheat in there too. Medium body has medium-high carbonation and an intriguing balance.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Itzjerm (1307) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Hoppy bitter bite but more a chalky bitter bite than something enjoyable. Sweet start but very average. Not super impressed not bad good average beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
NachlamSie (2782) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Pint at the brewery. This is one of the lightest bodied black IPA’s I’ve had and that is not a detriment at all. The malty body comes across like lighter roasted coffee with citrusy hops highlighting things. It’s clean with a dryish finish. Semi sweet cacao hints provide some balance. Very solid beer, interesting approach to the style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadey (1904) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 11, 2013
On tap at brewery. Also grabbed one of their nice Black Betty T-shirts. Black pour with a nice frothy cream head. Roasty and dark bitter chocolate. Light body. Subdued hops compared to many black IPAs. Good.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedevilsfan (152) - Tennessee, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Great Black IPA. A little more malt forward than hops. Coffee, roasted malt flavor with a hoppy undertone. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5177) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Dark brown (not black, but I’m not holding it against ’em). Smells like coffee and pine, with hints of burnt toast. Pretty much the same players in the flavor, too. Very crisp and refreshing. I liked it. Sampled at 2013 ENBF.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigwesticle (37) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 18, 2012
On tap at Edley’s BBQ. Almost black pour with a tan head that sticks around. Really loved the smell of this one, nice biscuity dark grain and hops. Taste is mostly bread and grain with a very slight hop presence. Better than Terrapins IBA imo. Pleasantly surprised.


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