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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial/Double Black IPA
An uncivilized amount of american hop spicyness along with a chocolaty mix of dark roasted flavors.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (12286) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 17, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Very dark brown with a khaki head. Big herbal hop aroma. A touch vegetal, quite woody, and a bit piney. Lots of roasted malt, coffee grounds, chocolate, and some citrus peel. Bitter flavor of roasted malt, wood, herbs, and pine. Grass and orange peel hop notes, coffee grounds, and some milk chocolate sweetness. Didn’t care for this.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TrappistenOli (320) - Bern, SWITZERLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Schwarz, grasig hopfiges aroma, etwas schokolade, geschmack kaffee, hopfenbittere ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (2941) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Sampled at GABF 2013. Black with a tan head. Roasted malt, citrus, pine, bitter hops, chocolate, spices and grass. Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (4002) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 10, 2013
On draft at the GABF 2013. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma and flavors of grassy hops and pine. Bitter roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (5337) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Sampled at esbls. Red brown and clear. Big chocolate. Roasted notes. Big flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1735) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2013
Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, vanilla, peach, hay, honey. Taste is hobey, vanilla, caramel, chocolate, coffee, tropical fruit. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
want1DIPA (227) - - SEP 20, 2013
A bottle pour a few weeks back. Had this alongside the Black Racer and it measured up well. The toasty chocolate taste is delectable. Again, this is my favorite style of beer and I was very pleased with this craft beer!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jur (441) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2013 Bottle @ BeerTemple, Amsterdam. Red black pour, hardly any head. Syrup nose. Taste fairly sweet as well, reminds me of a Sachertorte. Heavy toasted malts. Not that layered. Good beer, but not really living up to expectation for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (5605) - Utah, USA - SEP 8, 2013
22oz bottle thanks to Summer Secret Santa 2013
Pours near black with a medium sized beige head and good lacing. Aroma of dark roasted malts, pine, chocolate and spicy. Flavors of dark malts, chocolate, pine with a sweet caramel finish
Very nicely done! A lot like a toned down Dubhe.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau (2441) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 8, 2013
65cl bottle @El Cabanón, Avilés. Oily, creamy, roasty. Nice tan head. Mild bitter, some sweet finish. Enjoyable.


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