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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Our dark and devious IBA is brewed with HUGE additions of Chinook, Cluster, and Amarillo hops, features a big roasted flavor, and has the strength to get you through the cold nights ahead.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernbourbon (1284) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Bottle thanks to Keir! Pour is near black with small black head. Aroma is roasted malt and loads of fresh pine hope. Flavor also fresh and bright with hints of pine and light citrus. Very fresh and bright. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep dark black with a large dense creamy tan head. Roast, sweet cocoa and malt, smoke, and sweet lime and citrus. Just on the thin side of medium bodied, roast comes through right away, big and bold. Nice earthy pungent hop notes follow, mellowing into some toffee and cocoa powder. Long earthy roast, dark and char filled, long bakers cocoa and bitter grapefruit pith on the finish. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rustyham (1717) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 1, 2012
As far as black iPas go, this is very citrusy with most of the roastiness kept subdued. As dark as other black ipas, aroma has navel orange and smoke

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 25, 2012
Bomber from Winooski Beverage Warehouse: Nearly black, thin tan head. Citrus filled hop aroma with some resinous pine notes. Dry, moderate bitterness. Some faint mineral-earth like flavors lead into a big grapefruit hoppiness. Good rendition of the style.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swoopjones (5595) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2012
Great IPA, thanks Jacob. Delicately roasted, hops shine here, citrusy, distan chocolate, light coffee. Very good black IPA

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2012
Pours black. Citrus and frutiy aroma with roast and light chocolate. Flavor is citrus and fruits again dry roasty and chocolatey finish. Bitter and dry with a really nice hop flavored after taste. nice. glad to try.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pfriesen (109) - Richmond Hill, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 8, 2012
Black with an off white head, lots of lacing. Grapefruit, coffee & pine tar on the nose and in the mouth

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RB1 (117) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAY 29, 2012
22oz. bottle shared by Dave S. Pour is dark brown to black, very little head. Aroma is clean and hoppy. Hops really jump out at you. Smooth hoppy taste with a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2203) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Bottle from hbmason! Pours a dark brown color with a thin tan head. Aroma has roast, dank resiny hops and pine. Taste is semi-sweet and bitter. Thin bodied with a dry finish. One of the better examples of the style.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (8851) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Nice dark brown pour, cream head. Aroma is nice spicy hops up front followed by mellow roasted malt. Flavor had a nice hop bite, smooth toasted malt, damn good!!


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