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Grand Canyon Black Iron India Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   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!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (2800) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 11, 2015
12oz can. Gold, light haze. Thin white head. Some sweet malt aromas and some orange notes. Taste has sweet malts/caramel, orange peel, alcohol. Light bitterness, some lingering caramel and some alcohol coming in late.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hansvf (231) - - APR 6, 2015
Redelijk donkere IPA, vrij dik schuim. Ruikt hoppig bitter. Smaakt prima, goede IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElGaucho (2280) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - APR 1, 2015
Can. Plums and molasses in the nose. Tastes better than it smells. Had it on tap earlier this evening at the Maswik lodge athe the Grand Canyon south rim and it was better on tap, although it was also served colder. Still this canned version is solid. Moderate hop finish. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour out of 12 oz can, slightly hazy golden pour with white head, aroma brought notes of biscuit, cracker, some grass, touch of slight lemon into a bit of hoppy spice. Taste was a mix of grass, pine, slight lemon into a bit of spice, touch of cracker, vanilla, finishing fairly bitter. Decent, but not a whole lot going on.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
astanford (21) - California, USA - FEB 28, 2015
bread, citrus, pale, cloudy, minimal head, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trevor211 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Can. Something of a blend between the NW styles Iím used to and a Midwest IPA. Plenty of hop character, but too big a malt bill for my taste. Not bad, though!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (706) - - 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 (338) - 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 (7588) - 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 (1738) - Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2014
For some reason I thought this was going to be a black IPA. Well itís 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.


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