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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 57   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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, it’s 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


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (12994) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 29, 2013
This is unretired, I guess. Bottle. Gusher. Muddy brown color, brown ice cream cone head. Aroma of pine, cocoa, coffee grounds. Taste is roasty bitter chocolate, very bitter finsih. OK.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11382) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10092) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7867) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6692) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
came across as a hybrid winter warmer/black ipa...coulda gone either way. the hops were subdued for a aba, but there, especially in the aftertaste. spicy hop aroma and flavor with significant roasted malts being the slightly more dominanat player. nice enough, especially the aroma."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5901) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 6, 2012
deep brown color witht tan head. Pine, floral, caramel, mild plastic aromas. medium body with a smooth mouthfeel. Dry black malt, caramel flavors with pine, florals, nicely bitter finish--good

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (4816) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 23, 2012
Deep dark brown coloured body with a thick, four centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, roasted malt, nuts, sour milk and a bit of light hops makes a nice balance. Medium-bodied; Assertive roasty malt flavours at first then shows some of the soured milk and quite a bit of toffee and caramelised sugars. Aftertaste has some light herbal and grassy hoppy flavours, but mostly the lactic and malty notes coming through. Overall, a decent Black IPA, but not amazing, and showing more of a porter type flavour than an IPA, but still, worth trying if you like either style and can find it! I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Hi-Time Wine Cellars in Costa, Mesa, California on 05-August-2012 for US$4.99 sampled at home in Washington on 23-October-2012.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4629) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 7, 2012
Looks great. Not all that much hop in the aroma, but a definite hop flavor with a very strong bitter finish to it, but in a way I like. Dry yet still refreshing. Nice.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DYCSoccer17 (3346) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 15, 2012
22oz bottle purchased at Bel-Air in Woodland, Ca. The aroma is pretty faint and weak in terms of hops. Pretty herbal, with what appears to be mostly Chinook. Some light pineiness is also there. Cocoa aromas and modest roastiness is also present. Pretty weak on the hops. Mostly transparent cola-colored body with a small-medium light tan head. Starts a bit piney and herbal with PNW C-hops present. Mild astringency. Some thick, chewy, roasted, and midly burnt maltiness follows. Finishes with more aggressive, bitter, herbal hops. I get a good deal of Chinook in this. Not the most balanced or subtle beer in the world.


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