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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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 (1047) - sacramento, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle from totalwine. Pours black with brown head. Taste is hoppy and malty drinks good

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1480) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlbeer (694) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5576) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Draft at Cafe Benelux in Milwaukee. This beer screams "porter" all around ... bland and ashy. It does deliver this differnet earthy hoppiness at the end, but here we go again with this "style" ... I don’t get it. Citric hops and porter characteristics don’t blend well in my palate. (#5152, 7/5/2013)

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaymobrown (1646) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Sweet and hoppy. Lots of caramel and bubbly mouthfeel. Sticks on the tounge. Dark color with a tan head.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ignatious (15) - Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Bomber. Almost completely black, beige head, nice lacing. Creamy, smooth and almost porter like. Great IBA to bad its only seasonal.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (715) - New York City, TURKEY - JUN 27, 2013
Drought. Dark brown with large creanmy beige head, floral aroma nice and balanced hoppy taste, long finish. A good way to start your lunch!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
On tap at BeerDeLuxe. Well balanced. Aromas of nuts, coffee, hints of liquorice. Taste is sweet and bitter, with long length. Velvety, and medium bodied. Black, with a frothy head.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bmerz (687) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle. Typically dark. Aromas of grapefruit, pine fruity hops, caramel, and earth. Flavor is more bitter but well balanced. Nice soft silty feel. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7924) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
Tap at the Blind Tiger, Manhattan, 20/05/13. Dark mahogony brown with a thin beige head. Nose is hops, pine, mineral notes, grapefruit, orange pth, juicy tropicals. Taste comprises berry fruits, sugar, hops, pine, bitter grapefruit. Medium bodied with fine carbonation, hop bitterness in the finish. A solid Black IPA.


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