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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   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


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (8867) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Dark brown pour, cream colored head. Bitter earthy hops, roasted dark malts and a slightly smoky finish. Good!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
strongpieman (1459) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Bottle. Deep black with a tall pillowy tan head. Nice malt aroma that has roasted but not sweet accents. Medium to full body, smooth, lots of flavor and a short finish. Very good all around.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kdmcguire10 (18) - Grand Blanc, Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2012
Black IPA with a bite. Getting some licorice. Really bitter bite. Nice head retention. Solid beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (7456) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2012
2012-08-17. Black body with a nice tan head and lace. 4+ Interesting aroma, nice roast and green leafy funk. 7+ Flavour has sort of a dry roasty character, with mild leafy green hops that have a very interesting quality to it that defies my description, vaguely cocoa like but that is not really it. 8+ Smooth average plus to medium palate. 3+ A very solid black IPA. Quite nice. Growler, Campground Brewdown 2012

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kassner (1338) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2013
On tap at The Oak Cafe. Really nice and true to IPA with a clean hoppy finish, but plenty of dark malt and syrupy flavors up front. Pours black in a dark bar, with a nice head.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
salvaticas (398) - - FEB 11, 2013
On tap. Really interesting. Smooth, hoppy taste with a nice easy palate. Dark, coffee color. Doesn't taste as strong as it is. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garito793 (241) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Pure black. Very heavy smokey smell, with incredibly fresh hop notes popping through. Thick tan head.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Pitch black, huge foamy tan head leaves lots of lacing. Pine aroma. Roasted malt with long lasting hoppy pine amd bitter finish. Medium body, easy to drink. Enjoyed it. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scipio (679) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Pours a dark brown, almost black actually, with a full tan head that settles slowly. The aroma has lots of pine, roasted malts, coffee, mild smokiness, and some light floral notes. The taste is very roasted, while containing lots of pine, chocolate, and coffee. Plenty of hoppy bitterness with this one. Aftertaste is quite long, and it is a roasted pine flavor. Medium bodied, with a more thick texture, and big in lively carbonation. This is a pretty cool beer. If you take away all of the hoppiness, you would get a good stout. With everything going on in here, I find this very enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fraternie (814) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Big, smokey, roasted malt flavors are balanced effortlessly by a blast of spicy, cedary hops which linger long. Manages to be rich and filling yet crisp and refreshing all at once, with bitter dark chocolate notes adding late complexity.


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