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RATINGS: 237   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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This American-style Black IPA is nearly jet black and perceived to have high hop bitterness, flavor and aroma with medium-high alcohol content, balanced with a medium body. The appearance may trick you into thinking you are about to enjoy a traditional stout beer when in fact your senses are about to be overwhelmed with our Black IPA. Juicy, fruity, floral, and pine from Pacific Northwest hops gives the beer a classic West Coast IPA hop character. The Black IPA is further characterized by a balanced and moderate degree of caramel malt and subdued dark roasted malt flavor and aroma. 7.2% ABV, 85 Hops used: Warrior, Citra, Cascade


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melnis (157) - LATVIA - MAY 30, 2014
Izskats labs, aromāts pavājš. Garša- laba, bet neizteikmīga. Šajā gadījumā- vai nu ipa vai tumšais gribētos atdalīt. IPA apiņi ir ok, bet vajadzētu tumšā alus apiņus.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6052) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 29, 2014
[Bottle (660ml)] Pours a very dark amber-brown with a large lasting frothy beige head and some lacing on the glass. Aroma is your standard, but solid, Black IPA: Toasted malt and leafy hops along with a hint of coffee -- simple but nice. Flavour’s the same, toasted malt and leafy hops along with a semi-long moderate bitter finish. Average to medium bodied. Well done and enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darwenus (553) - Virginia, USA - MAY 25, 2014
This is a pretty good black IPA. It pours dark black, it has a ton of head and lots of lace. The aroma is all floral hops. The flavor is fairly standard for a black IPA... rich malt and strong, citrus hops. The finish is smokey but bright. Not as good as Wookey Jack, Sublimely Self Righteous, or Dubhe, but still pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (8727) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2014
Bottle split at the Black (IPA) Friday tasting, thanks to Kenny M, 09/05/14. Light black with a moderate light tan covering that retains well. Nose is bitter roast, pine, tropicana, bitter grapefruit. Taste comprises pine bite, bitter grapefruit, light smoke, bitter hop presence. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close laced with hop bitterness. Decent Seedy Aye!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSteveBrule (22) - - MAY 24, 2014
Pretty decent black IPA. Almost has a British pale ale estery taste to it. Perhaps British style ale yeast? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2663) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Bomber from Proof bottle shop. Blackish pour with a creamy tan head. Aroma of toasted malt, pine and fresh hops. Tastes are cocoa, toasty, tropical fruit, little minty, prunes, grapefruit tart, caramel. Oily palate. Lots going on and well balanced. Like most of the BIPA’s, more of a sipper for me - but a good one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2020) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Draft at the growler. Pours a deep black color with a light head. Taste is smooth and slightly hoppy. Pretty balanced

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mtdewa1 (309) - rome, New York, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Dark black pour medium khaki head. Floral malty aroma. Taste is dark bitter chocolate, toasted barley and gapefruit. Very smooth. Bitterness comes at end. Overally very good black ipa.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Valgreen (659) - DENMARK - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle @ grill event, with Mads and Lukas. Dark brown, medium off white head, nice lacing. Aroma, roasted notes, hops, citrus, pine. Taste, roasted notes, hops, citrus, pine, lime. Not the best black ipa I’ve had.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukasmh (122) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown, off-white small head. Aroma is cleans hops, some citrus. Raisins. Taste is sweet, bitter. Herbs and citrus. Medium mouth and pleasing bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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