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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
grundsow (81) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2014
On tap at brewpub as “Black IPA”. What a fantastic beer! Wonderfully hoppy contrasted with roasted malts. Very interesting style. Can’t see how this could be any better, only wish it was available by the case in bottles.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9876) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, cocoa, pine, light earthiness and light grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, bakers cocoa, earthiness and light pine with a smooth dry bitter lingering roasty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ReggieDunlap (3085) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2013
pours black with a medium tan head...great lacing and retention. aroma is subtle but has mild roastiness and some piney/earthy hops. flavor opens up quite a bit...burnt bitterness, lots of roast, a hint of dark chocolate, some biscuit...nice burnt/piney bitterness. mouthfeel is medium and the finish is dry and very burnt/bitter. very enjoyable!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sperine (283) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2013
On tap at IH NW. I have a strange relationship with black IPAs, but this one hits a flavor profile I can get behind.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
retinadoc (122) - - MAR 17, 2013
Draft. Subdued aroma. Pours black. Toasted hoppy flavor. Rich mouthfeel. Slightly bitter finish. One of the better Iron Hill offerings.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jesterdeal (1887) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Aroma of citrus, white wine, caramel and yeast. Pours dark with a good large head. Taste is very floral with good citrus notes and a slight roast malt at the end. Not too much roastiness but very tasty.
Earlier Rating: 8/27/2011 Total Score: 3.7
Aroma of perfume, floral, roasted pine. Pours dark brown with a very small head. Tastes of pine, roasted coffee, pine and sourdough. Quite yummy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (4423) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Cask at Wilmington. Pours black into an English pint. Micro head with excellent retention does not recede. Chocolate aromas. Medium bodied and well balanced with dark caramel, chocolate, heather and lasting espresso and resin finish. Another.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFGrind (1847) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2012
Draft at Chestnut Hill location; darkest brown body, cream head, with citrus, pine and roasted chocolate malts. Yeppers, it’s a Black IPA alrighty.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sschliv (4) - Hainesport, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2012 does not count
Draught at Maple Shade. Delicious representation of the genre. Aroma is hoppy malty. Poured a very dark ---Rated by Sschliv via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
closey22 (904) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - FEB 23, 2012
Opaque black tan lace mild aroma slight hops flavor is toasty hoppy feels thinly crisp finishes dry acidic very hoppy long lasting bittrness. Very delish


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