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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Smoked India Black Ale

This well hopped dark ale features fruity Citra hops balanced with notes of toffee and chocolate and made even more complex with a subtle smoked flavor from cherry wood smoked malt. Feel the power of The Dark Side!

IBU 65 ABV 7% O.G. 17° Plato 5


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5616) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Black color with tan sheen. Pine, floral, chocolate, mild smoke aromas. Nice fresh hoppy floral, fruity flavors with chocolate, caramel--good.


3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Itzjerm (1140) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUL 3, 2014
No aroma light hops lots of bitterness very enjoyable but nothing special in general. Nice head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (3765) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2013
Location: Draft at Max Lagers, 4/17/13

Aroma: The nose is mid-roasty, with some citrus hops, and fairly mild smoke
Appearance: It has a dark brown pour with a reddish hue, thick tan head and mid-heavy lace
Flavor: Tastes mid-sweet, fruity notes, roast, and light bitterness. The smoke is barely noticeable
Palate: The body is light-medium, it is smooth and creamy, and thins out just a hint in the finish
Overall Impression: This is some pretty solid stuff. From my first beer at least, it looks like the brewing here has improved, my place review may need to do the same.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2013
Pours dark brown/black. Mild, malty aroma. Woody, earthy flavors. Lots of depth on the palate, but not too heavy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2013
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity and roasted malty. Bitter, grapefruity and light liqourice malty. Toasted and mild caramelish. Bitter and fruity finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Draft. Poured black with a medium-sized tan head. Aroma was roasted malt and lots of citrusy hops. Flavor was roasted malt, some caramel, lots of citrus. I didn’t pick up the smoke. Medium palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2012
Date: June 10, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: black, frothy tan head, heavy sticky lace.
Aroma: roasted malt aroma, citrus hops
Flavor: big roasted malt flavor, lots of fresh citrus
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4


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