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RATINGS: 253   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.


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4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tbopslt (354) - New York, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Poured from bottle. Dark almost black color. Thick foamy chocolate colored head. Malty aroma. Complex taste. Smooth with hints of chocolate and roasted malt. Peppery finish. Very good beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Underdogs88 (257) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Hop aroma is moderate with a citrus pine character, but is overpowered by notes of chocolate and coffee. Flavor has an acidic bite with again notes of citrus and pine hops with chocolate notes. Mouthfeel is medium light with medium carbonation. There is an astringency noticeable on the backend. Overall, the roasted malts are a little too strong and there is an unpleasant acidic bite to the beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (5467) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle from WF, C’ville. Deep brown pour with an elegant creamy tan head. Maine have some of the best looking beers in the business. Nose is rich and inviting. Peppery hops. Pine. Hints of mandarin orange. Muscular espresso and dark cocoa provide depth. The flavor is wonderfully balanced, nuanced. Rich creamy malty sweetness cut by citrus hoppiness. Woody, dry finish. Medium body, somewhat oily. Effervescent carbonation. A real winner.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
njager246 (502) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle, citrus hops and malty notes on the aroma, very thick black ipa with chocolate and malts, great beer, very thick

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tia (1141) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 28, 2015
Tap @ Blue Goat. Very dark with creamy mocha head and lots of lacing. Dank, earthy, roasty, piney and citric. Funky bitter then dry and roasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tastybeer (1841) - 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 (42) - 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 (614) - - 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 (2183) - 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 (663) - 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 (716) - 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.


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