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RATINGS: 592   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 74   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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There are two kinds. There is the DayTime kind, which is bright and welcoming and then there is the NightTime kind, which should never be confused with the DayTime. NightTime is dark and deep and may take you to unexpected places, places that the DayTime cannot. But then, the NightTime is not suited for ordinary life and ordinary tasks. In fact, NightTime may be the answer for that sort of thing, meaning that those sorts of things may never get done. Things take time in the NightTime, things slow down and you can puase (you have to, actually) and investigate carefully to find that level of objective detachment that is only possible under the spell of the NightTime. Seek the Day, but fear not the Night.

2014 - 8.6%, 73 IBU.
2015 - 7.8%, 74 IBU.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rader58 (809) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - MAY 31, 2014
22oz bottle. Pours dark cola colored. Aroma of peach, pineapple, with the slightest touch of pine and caramel. Flavor is tangerine, pineapple, mango, spruce. Awesome. Just awesome.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cool_Bond (1754) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2015
Tropical fruits on the nose. The same applies to the taste and even a little sweet. Heavy bitterness that fills the mouth forever. Lovely beer but maybe a little too bitter. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hbchrist (70) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Dark and hoppy in the aftertaste, weirdly malty on the front end. Pours nice, but not my style. Top quality beer, though, as everything from Lagunitas seems to be. I wouldnt drink more than two of these at any setting. The hop aftertaste is almost overwhelming, and it seems to sit on the tongue forever.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamstome (1153) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Black pour, brown head. Roasty aroma with notes of dank, resinous hops. Flavor is big and roasty, dank, sharp, hoppy and boozy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
briandwagner (16) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Very dark brown, almost black with a large tan head. A great black IPA. Heavy on the hops with an excellent roasty taste. This beer is well balanced, has a pretty full body and nice hints of chocolate and coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Weevo (62) - Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Beer club 22oz. bottle. Pours a dark mahogany with a very enticing medium tan head. Roasted malt aroma carries thru with coffee and maybe a little carmel to taste. Didn't seem to be a 8% alc. beer. Very good, although 65 is pushing my IBU tolerance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nik925 (769) - USA - MAR 21, 2015
Has. DBIPA. Holy crap, this is like the opposite of Pepsi clear. Abuse of hops (not a bad thing) in all stages of additions). An interesting element brought by the darkness, but still a rough hop bomb. Very butter. Maybe that is needed to balance the burnt malt, otherwise, Lag knows better. Some tops the scale, tho all hop. BDIPA is still in infancy, so who knows. If this was amber, it would be a text book generic over hop DIPA. But as a BDIPA, this is great

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1059) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 19, 2015
Draught @ NYC Craft Beer Festival. Hazy dark brown with very small foamy beige head, floral hops aroma, medium carbonation, citrus taste, long bitter finish with lemon peel aftertaste. Quite nice!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5300) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle. Poured an almost black color with a small tan head. Aroma was light pine needle notes, that roasty note that comes through only on black IPAs... Pretty tasty black IPA, for price point it’s pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (2578) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 16, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Black with light tan head. Aromas of pine and freshly picked pine needles, floral, roast. Tastes of pine, floral, roast, dark chocolate. Medium body with a dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (2221) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 16, 2015
On tap at Frisco Taphouse and Brewery in Columbia, MD. Opaque, near black with a nice tan head and excellent lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, caramel, light pine and a hint of roasted malt. Taste of prunes, grapefruit, roasted malt, mild chocolate, pine and caramel. Medium/full body and medium/low carbonization with a smooth mouthfeel. An excellent India black ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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