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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Pure Milwaukee Genius Series 4: Black IPA - We took all the stuff people love about IPA’s and gave this beer plenty of crystal and dark roasted malts. This dark coffee-colored beer pours a rocky, light tan head that leaves plenty of lacing on the glass. the hoppy pine and floral aromas ready your palate for an immediate bitterness. Instead, the sweet, caramely crystal malts blitz through, followed immediately by a sharp piney flavor from the Zeus and Cascade hops. The smooth body leaves a long lasting hoppy finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1006) - sacramento, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle from totalwine. Pours black with brown head. Taste is hoppy and malty drinks good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (4292) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2013
Draft at Haymarket, Chicago. Pours dark brown with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, pine, caramel and grapefruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UncleKorm (656) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Pours a black hue w/ a large frothy beige head and thick lacing. Big malt and floral hop aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are roasted malt, dark breads, and grapefruit. Medium bodied, watery mouthfeel, lively carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlbeer (663) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle. Dark pour with tan head. Smells of dark malts, chocolate and hops. Tastes like a porter with slight hops on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Davros (1806) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 11, 2013
Pours dark brown with an off-white head. Nose shows roasted malt, caramel and soft pine. The caramel note is lovely. Similarly malty flavours in terms of more sweet caramel with a little roast later. Some spicy and piny hops but quite light on for and IBA. Nice moderate carbonation and body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ed5388 (1734) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 17, 2013
22oz bomber from The Wine Shoppe (Brick NJ). Pours a watery black color with a big three finger foamy tan head. Aroma of caramel, roasted malt, ripe grapefruit, and slightly vegetal. Taste of acidic citrus and pine up front, but finishes with caramel, chocolate, and nice notes of roasted coffee. Decent beer overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6167) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 17, 2013
Big bottle, shared round the table @ the brewery. Dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma is blackened malts with fruity sweet undertones. Roasted malt and fruity berryish hop flavour in equal weight, with moderate to low bitterness. Nice flavours, but not a hop bomb or bitter bomb.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maneliquor (2788) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2013
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Looks and smells nice but the taste just lacks that bitterness I expect in a black IPA. Watery on the palate and doesn’t really have a finish

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1195) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - SEP 11, 2013
Draught samples@source during & after brewery tour 23viii13. Fruity (berries) malts, pine+bitter fruits hardcore hops, mid-bodied. Another enjoyable Black IPA, which seem to shine in balance.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonnyguns (800) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle from mane liquor. Pours black with beige head that holds well. Nose shows typical black ipa aromas of pine, some hops and light fruity notes. Taste is quite thin and lacks oomph. Would have liked it to have some more bitterness etc. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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