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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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A haughty black ipa with a bit of pent-up attitude for those "special" days. Our addicting little black IPA using Belgian dark malts and dry-hopped for intense aroma. 7.6% ABV and 85 IBU’s. Release some bottled-up Anger and learn to enjoy life a little.

Grain: Maris Otter, Munich, Crystal 10L, Crystal 60L, British Chocolate, Carafa III, Wheat Malt Hops: Columbus, Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade Yeast: American-style Ale yeast


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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryrpat (172) - Illinois, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Was a bit nervous with the darkness of the pour. Still a bit of a roasted taste for my liking but has a pleasant grapefruit taste as well ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (1170) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 28, 2015
12oz bottle as an extra from Mr_Abner. Thanks, Dan! Pours dark mahoghany with a big beige head. Aroma is grapefruit and pine. Taste is caramel, chocolate, coffee grinds followed by grapefruit and pine bitterness. A solid black IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smroush (107) - Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2015
Though an IPA, the aromas are mostly malt-like - roasted aromas, coconut(!),. Hops provide some grapefruit and general bitterness. Large, though not too persistent, light brown head. Dark almost black color. Taste includes a bit of sweetness, a fair amount of bitterness and just a hint of sourness. Body is moderate to heavy, texture is a bit slick and a bit oily; average carbonation and a long finish that’s sweet, bitter, roasted and citrusy. Overall I like the diversity of flavors in this beer; not great but nice and interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miyauchi38 (589) - chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 19, 2015
ブラックIPA 香りは、ポッ&

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kjc51478 (440) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - JAN 21, 2015
12 oz Bottle. Appearance is dark brown/black color with medium, beige head--in color, head, and lacing this is a beautiful beer. Aroma is forward with the citrus hops, grapefruit, lemon, pine with a subtle roasty, coffee note in the background. Taste is nice and bitter with the herbally, piney flavors showing. Roasted malt coffee and slight sweet caramel are also present. Palate is medium to full-bodied, creamy texture, and nice and dry in the finish. Great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LearninBeer (413) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2014
The aroma is a little light at first, then hints of malts - coffee, roasty, a little smokiness then a touch of hoppiness - spruce. Pours a dark brown with a big light brown head, mostly lasting and excellent lacing. The taste is WOW - bitter; I would say smokey and rich and yummy but that’s not allowed (for me anyway). The body is medium to full, the texture creamy, the carbonation lively, the finish bitter and long. Overall WOW - I am a fan of Greenbush now! Very Good!!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (8135) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark brownish black pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, some nice pine, grass, some slight orange in there as well, some slight roast. Taste is a mix of caramel, toffee, roast, coffee, hints of orange and grapefruit, finishing slightly sweet, slightly bitter.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sbracken91 (1) - - NOV 30, 2014 does not count
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3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
katrinaez (373) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2014
UPDATED: APR 5, 2015 Ok. Not exciting. Half ipa half imperial but not the way you think. Would have again. Tap

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (7472) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle from Binny’s in Bloomingdale, IL. Dark cola pour with a soapy tan head. Aroma is citrus and pine on top of chocolate malt. Malt-forward taste with some citrus sweetness. Solid black IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (462) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Darker black body. Looks kind of like a cola. Big hop aroma with some sweetness. Lots of chocolate taste. Good amount of hop flavor. Mouthfeel similar to coke.


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