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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 57   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Knee Deep in Powder is an American Style India Black Ale a.k.a. Black IPA brewed with Pacific Northwest hops. Deceptively dark in appearance, itís big hop aroma prepares you for a intense hop flavor that bursts right out of the beer. Our IPA + Black Ale, is the perfect companion to a day spent knee deep in powder

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
thetmaxx (905) - West Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Poured into a snifter. Aroma was nice, but not as hoppy as expected, the flavor reflected the hops better, aroma was mostly malt. Very nice beer still, but not the best black ipa.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
philtom15 (54) - Kansas, USA - JAN 7, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2012 Overall, a very drinkable beer. I consider this black ipa to be right up there with 21as back in black. Jeremy is proving to be a very capable brewer and definitely the best Brewer in Reno.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2359) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JAN 5, 2012
Bottle from South Bay Liquor: Created a monstrous thick fluffy head up top while the liquid was an opaque brown color. The aroma is mild and smells soapy with a minor scent of hops in the background. The flavor is smooth and evenly divided between the lightly roasted malts and a minimal addition of hops that in the end comes across as a tame and timid black IPA recipe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle. Pours with a lightly hazed, very deep brown body with a large, khaki head with good lace and retention. Aromas are malty, crystal, brown sugar, light roast. Dusty chocolate. Some pine and citrus. Lightly spicy. Flavors are roasty, bitter, lightly spicy, a touch astringent. Pine, mild citrus. Lingering and lasting bitter. Lighter carbonation, chalky and dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - DEC 24, 2011
22oz bottle. Rating #7. Very dark pour, almost black, but more of an extremely dark brown. Thin head, beigein color with a bit of lacing. Roasted hop aroma, a little coffee maybe with some sweet touches here and there. Big aggressive bitterness up front from a mix of hops and roasted malts. Lingering bitter aftertaste, not a huge bite, but it has a faint lingering on the sides of the tongue at the back of my mouth. Tasty overall. (2065)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (9231) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Bottle from Beer Revolution. Pours pitch black with a nice tan head and a citrus aroma. There is a smooth chocolate malt flavor with plenty of hop bitterness. Relatively balanced and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14170) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Bomber from Beer Revolution. Pours black with a 2 finger creamy tan head. Aroma of lots of resin? hop over some dark roast malt. Med + body. Flavor seems a mix of resin/floral/grapefruit over smooth dark malt. It seems to rapidly become mostly grapefruit, imparting a hop burn. Very nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13426) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of charcoal, roastiness, grapefruit, pine and light cocoa. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of charcoal, roastiness, grapefruit and a hint of pine with a crisp dry bitter lingering roasty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
prettyham (27) - California, USA - APR 21, 2011
Canít believe this IPA is black. Nive hoppy aroma and flavor. What I like about this beer is that is doesnít have a lot of dark malt flavors to it, but itís still black.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oteyj (2139) - New Hampshire, USA - APR 13, 2011
Dark brown with a 1.5 finger brownish head. The aroma is earth citrus and pine with a nice backbone of roasted malts. The flavor is much the same, with various citrus and evergreen incarnations to balance out a bitter roasted caramel malt profile. The palate is medium for the style with supple effervescence.

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