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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 73   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RevBFG (54) - - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine. Pretty beer. Pours black with a huge tan head. Smells hoppy and grassy. Taste matches the smell. I prefer the Wookie Jack, but this is still a nice Black IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
macfoson (2) - - JUL 29, 2014 does not count
Great value. I enjoy Black IPAs and I certainly enjoyed this one as well. Great balance of hops and malt, coffee flavors intensified as beer warmed. Another awesome beer from Lagunitas.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2579) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014
Flaske: Lækker duft af citrus og klassisk ipa. Farven er bare lidt forkert og smagen lidt for brændt. Sort IPA er bare ikke min stil. Trods alt er dette dog stadig et godt eksempel på denne stil og da det er min eneste nye rating fra Lagunitas på denne tur er der en hvis nostalgi forbundet med det.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14350) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Draught at Alibi Room, Vancouver
Black color with beige head. Smooth mouthfeel and full bodied; although the profile is based on roasted malt, it’s not too ashy, thank also to a moderate sweetness; the hopping is well present, very resiny, a bit fruity too, as good as it can be in a Black IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (518) - - JUL 27, 2014
Pours black. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. Taste is bitter with roasted malts followed by a hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (2648) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 27, 2014
22oz bottle. Pours out a dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Nose is pine roast grapefruit and a nice malty sweetness. Taste is as the nose with lots of hops and dark roast pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dresden (811) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUL 27, 2014
Pour a nice creamy black with a foamy tan head. Big fruity hop aroma, and sine Smokey coffee. Taste is roast malt with some grapefruit hops, and a bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thedm (4927) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUL 27, 2014
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a medium sized head of foamy finely sized light brown colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a no visible carbonation opaque except at the edges dark black brown colored body. The mild aroma was musty and mild hop. The crisp mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a mellow hoppy aftertaste. The mild flavor contained notes of bitter black malt mild spice mild hops crisp and hops. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerfest5 (1141) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 27, 2014
20 oz bottle. Pours an extra stout like black, pillowy tan head, some lacing. Big pine and grapefruit aromas. Full oily mouthfeel, bitter coffee, black chocolate, pine, grapefruit all in the taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kevin (2064) - New Mexico, USA - JUL 26, 2014
drank this in the dark while watching some dvds. smells of kiwi, and mango with some pencil shavings. i liked the 1st half of the 3. yep, nice hop presence, but the light roast was not something that played well. just a bit vacant to support that kind of hop bite. sweet fruit and tea leaves.a nice contradiction in that it was thick, yet had a thin flavor. ahh, mouthfeel versus flavor. good times. i love a hoppy porer, but i can now say that this india black ale style is not something i will go after again, similar to the sour stouts and porters of a few years back that i had to admit defeat and walk away from, only this style is drinkable with a few pleasant notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHopster (791) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2014
(Bottle). Pours a deep brown with ample tan head and glass lacing. Mild hop aroma. Mellowed hop flavor balanced by roasted malts. Silky palate. Nicely balanced and well done for the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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