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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (7044) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2014
[Bottle (500ml) shared with HogTownHarry, jercraigs & mabel -- c/o j&m] Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with an average size frothy light-brown head. Aroma of toasted malt, light leafy hops and some coffee. Nice flavour of toasted malt, some coffee,a good amount of leafy hops and a medium bitter finish. medium bodied. Quite good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Draft at Blue Monk. buffalo, fuller bodied black pour, heavy roasted malts, far chocolate, slight burnt coffee, piney hops, touch of medicinal notes. Aggressive and very good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (6944) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 11, 2013
drank shortly after another one (both really fresh). pours very dark brown with a creamy tall dark beige head, excellent retention and strong lacing. intense chocolatey, milk chocolate and freshly roasted coffee, burnt malts, dark roastiness along with big citrusy and piney notes, never too piney though although medium roastiness seems to enhance that aspect. also maple syrup with your strong morning coffee breakfast - some sweetness indeed. average carbonation, medium body - oily and almost syrupy, grassy-citrusy, lightly piney and relatively short finish. not your average drinkable bipa but it certainly is complex and juicy fresh in its own way!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6865) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 22, 2013
50cl bottle pours a translucent, mahogany, basically black with some clumpy head that is both white and beige, mixed. Nose of chocolate, cupcakes, dried orange peel, toast, light licorice. Flavor is meaty, malty, toast, coffee grounds, some orange peel, light smoke. Medium bodied, dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (6745) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Very decent beer. Pours pitch black with great head and lacing. Some piney hops, bitter dark chocolate and lighter roast flavours. Medium bitter finish. Average carbonation, and a cool palate for a lighter stout. Tap at brewery.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackl (6680) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (6655) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle. Poured a near pitch black color with a wispy tan head. Aroma is notes of chocolate, roasted malts, some earthy hops. Flavor is notes of malts, roasted malts, bitter chocolate. Creamy notes. Pretty darn good!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6372) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2014
September 9, 2014 - shared by J&K with me and blankboy. 500ml bottle. Inky black pour, smallish lasting frothy tan head. Lovely roast and herbal bitter aroma taste follows, but a little stale and milky. Average body, light carbonation, medium bitter finish - I am not a huge fan of the style, but this is pretty solid - and past its best before date too!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (6295) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2016
Bottle @ Benzai, medium sample. Dark brown color, medium frothy brown head. Aroma of fruity hops, grapefruit, bit pine, fair amount of roast, dark chocolate. Getting towards a hoppy porter almost with the choc and roast. Medium bitter in taste, nicely balanced between roasty bitterness and hoppy bitterness. Slight hint of licorice. Good balance, good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (6248) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Courtesy of tectactoe Bottle: The aroma conssts of moderate-heavy citrus/grapefruit hops, pine, light-moderate chocolate, and light roast. It pours a dark brown with some faint orange highlights with a small light brown head that eventually fades to a thin film. There is some nice lacing rings left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a quick dose of chocolate and light roast. The finish has moderate-heavy grapefruit and lighter pine. It?s medium bodied with mild carbonation and a soft mouthfeel. Overall, another Black IPA that I consider to be a hoppy Porter...a very tasty hoppy Porter.


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