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Grand Canyon Black Iron India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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This is our tribute to the black iron that paved the way to get to the Grand Canyon. Black Iron is a high hopped, fragrant ale that is as deep and as wide as the Grand Canyon itself!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (513) - - OCT 27, 2014
on tap at El Tovar, Grand Canyon; cloudy amber color; piney, citrusy hop aroma; piney hops with citrus notes on a medium bodied, bready malt base; dry, bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackfrost9p (328) - California, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Not the best IPA, but very refreshing and enjoyable on a warm day running in the mountains.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (7020) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Can thanks to Josh! Pours a clear gold with a slight orange hue and a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a light resinous pine note with a good amount of grass and grain backing. Flavor has same resinous pine note with a touch of sweet citrus and a grain and grass backbone.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rxeight (1526) - Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2014
For some reason I thought this was going to be a black IPA. Well it’s a dark gold. Middle of the road or slightly below IPA. More floral, and kinda malty for what I thought would be a west coast style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (1735) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Pour is dark gold with a thin white head...Nose is floral hop, spice, candy sugar....Taste is soft pine, sweetness, soft, light..Taste a bit light for the alchol with more of a session Taste

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerbaaron (1354) - Arizona, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Amber color with a good sized frothy white head. Vaguely sweet with moderate vague bitterness. Meh.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Eighty6 (13) - Arizona, USA - APR 23, 2014
If it’s consistently bland at least thats something. This is anything but an IPA. A mediocre Scottish Ale at best but very little chance this would have had enough hops to make the trek to British Troops in India much less outside of AZ.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
AKORN (201) - Virginia, USA - APR 2, 2014
Weak aroma. Malt, caramel, hops, bitters with some sweetness flavors. Dark golden color with a lite head. OK beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Caytinator (966) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 25, 2014
25oz on tap (yeah!). Pretty decent IPA, apricot notes, slightly grassy, nothing to set it apart from the pack unfortunately. Not a bad beer, though, and completely drinkable. I can’t fault them much for having a very basic, IPA.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdobbs (411) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 23, 2014
pours golden with a thin, white head and no lacing. Taste is surprisingly malty to start followed by some bitter, hoppiness at the end with a touch of citrus that lingers on the palate.


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