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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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American Black Ale: Hoppy and roasty American IPA, Weez presents a blend of hoppy and roasty notes on the nose, followed by hoppy resins on the tongue, and finishes with a deep roast. 7.2% ABV. Malt: Maris Otter, American 2-Row, Munich, C-80, Chocolate, Flaked Wheat, Black Barley, Midnight Wheat Hops: Warrior, Cascade, Citra, Simcoe A beer in three stages: an intense of aroma of roast, chocolate and citrus; flavor bursts with citrus; and the palate is left with lingering roast and chocolate.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tastybeer (1831) - Indiana, USA - APR 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours deep brown/black, big tan head. Little retention/some lace. Aroma of dark chocolate, espresso, pine, light citrus, roast. Taste is moderately bitter, espresso, pine, citrus, light roast/smoke, chocolate. Palate is slick, oily, bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
echudy (25) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 25, 2015
Another strong offering from Maine Beer; good standard 'beer' smell but nothing that stood out. Same with the flavor, but part of that is not my overall favorite style right now

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LuckyDog (602) - - APR 23, 2015
Very lightly carbonated. Moderate roast, but it’s there. Low bitterness. I’d enjoy drinking a few of these.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (2163) - Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2015
Dark brown/black color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, coffee, pine hops, & citrus; Flavor of slight roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, pine hops, some coffee, and citrus; Finish is bitter; Nicely balanced; Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (628) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
Good black ipa, the extra malt gives balance to the hops, giving a well balanced beer

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beermack (712) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with good tan head. Incredible tropical nose - all the papaya pineapple and orange in the world with a bit of smokey coffee and leather too. Taste gives that tropical fruit blast along with some deeper citrus and some stickier resin. Coffee and light char rises, but stays as a frame rather than letting this get to "hoppy stout" territory. More juice comes out towards the finish, with strong citrus and pine. Light coffee, roast and citrus linger. Incredible stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nothingbutIPAs (33) - Hillsborough, USA - APR 1, 2015
Very misleading label, don’t read the bottle label and purchase thinking you are buying an American IPA. Label states, "Hoppy and roasty American IPA, brewed as the dark-colored counterpart to Another One (both beers incorporate the exact same kettle and dry hopping schedule)." Label should state this is basically a porter. If that is your sort of beer this is probably a very good beer. This beer tastes incredibly smoky and nothing like an American IPA. I love Maine Beer Lunch and expect a lot out of this brewery, but this was an extremely disappointing experience.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (1163) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Pours pitch black with a two finger foamy tan head with excelllent lacing. Aroma is of citrus, pine, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, grassy hops, sweet malts, and some light burnt woody note. Taste is ,citrus, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, molasses, pine, sweet malts, pine, grassy hops, rye bread, and some light burnt wood. Has a medium body with a pretty creamy mouthfeel and a semi-moderately bitter, semi dry, medium-long finish. Overall, a very tasty, well balanced black IPA from a a brewer that continues to impress me.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hopwine (485) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Aroma is dank, fruity, roasted malt. Flavor is citrus, dank, pine, pungent fruit, dark chocolate accents, dry roast/ nutty on the finish. Unbelievably well balanced and delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1119) - New York City, TURKEY - MAR 21, 2015
Draught. Inky black with small foamy chocolate colored head, floral hops aroma, bitter roasted malt taste, medium carbonation, full body, long bitter finish. Nice and strong brew.


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