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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (620) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Pours slightly orangey with a bubbly white head that fades quickly. Sticky lacing. Nose is heavenly hops with strong grapefruit notes that blossom on the palate. Taste is bitter, but malty sweetness is detectable in the finish. Quite nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (2524) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 28, 2012


A - Nice black color. Decent lacing with 2 finger head

S - Smells like a single hop IPA. Citrus notes

T - Orange and tangerine taste. Pine resin comes through half way through. Not a lot in malts on this one. Some nuttiness.

M - Lots of carbonation, light body. Bitter grassy finish. not too extreme.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jstraw (1914) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Draft at Jerry’s. Black with good, creamy, beige head / Bright nose of weed, hops, chocolate, and coffee / Light to medium body, acidic and a touch watery, with very bitter finish / Somewhat weak, simple flavors of burnt coffee with notes of weed and chocolate / Probably my least favorite beer ever by Lagunitas.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2368) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2012
On tap at Lunar Brewing Co., and shaker served with good clarity to the mahogany highlighted, dark brown color. Displayed some silky, light tan head foam that gradually diminished to a thin but solid film & ring, with impressive, lasting sheet-like lacing. The nose was citrusy hop, and smooth, creamy malt, with a toasted, almost roasted nature. Medium+ bodied and soft+ carbonation, the flavor presented a moderate but lingering hop bitterness, light sweetness, light creaminess to the mouthfeel, and some mild dryness & acridity to the hoppy finish. A Brown Pale Ale does seem to be the best style description.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doghair (257) - Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Brown color with creamy foam. Nice lacing. Aroma is a little citrus hops and malt. Flavor is well balanced. Dark malt and hops but no chocolate. Nice finish. A little sweetness in the middle. Palate is mild but noticeable carbonation. Very nice beer. A little different that some other Black IPAs. Not as dark. Easy drinking & enjoyable. More beer please...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrnkMcDermott (2790) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2012 One of a series of beers brewed by winners of Lagunitas’ Homebrew Contest. The Chicago entry is by Steve Kamp of Beecher, IL. This was debuted Monday at Murphy’s Bleachers. The winning recipe was a "Chocolate Rye with Sorachi Ace hops," but those specialty things are not easy to get, apparently, so they just experimented with various tweaks, including a dry hop with Simcoe, Mosaic, Amarillo and Citra. So instead of the Specialty Grain I labeled it as here, it’s more of a Black IPA profile. Certainly smells like an American Pale Ale, with lots of fresh northwest hops. A little piny, maybe with some English hop note to it as well. Brownish-black malt with a nice tan head. Taste is a big hit of IPA hops, not as malty as the color suggests, more of a brown ale profile, with some caramel and toast to help set up the flavor. (Edited with corrections 7/28/2012).


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