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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Lost Highway Imperial Black IPA is a robust imperial IPA that balances the malt characteristics with 100 IBUs of bitterness and finishes with roast and coffee flavors from the Black Patent malt. This big, balanced beer drinks smoothly.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2301) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Black-brown in color with soft off-white head. Light sweet roast aroma. Sweet and subtley...hoppy-piney and strong but dominated by roast sweetness.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Caytinator (994) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Pours black, thick, and opaque. Tan head, good lacing, nice appearance overall. So i made a black ipa that was similar to this, but theirs is better, quite honestly. The mouthfeel is closer for the style, not creamy but close. Long aftertaste and pronounced hoppiness. They say itís closer to a porter, i disagree. It does its own style well.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VeinAle (100) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Dark as night, mocha and mild bitter. Good hop coverage with a great mouth feel. A nice black, worth a try.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrmartin (734) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Quite surprised with this one. Strong chocolately nose with resiny bitterness behind. Medium semi-dry body. roasty and happy. Bitter finish. Good Black IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lachrymalisis (415) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2014
very subdued hop character, even for an IBA. Iím consistently disappointed in dark hoppy beers save for a few producers who seem to understand that dark malts inherently cover up subtle hop character. Itís a well made, clean, drinkable beer, but as an IBA, itís very weak.,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarinEvelyn (637) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 28, 2014
A little chocolaty, malty, strong bold taste, a little bitter, super smooth and delicious

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (12222) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 25, 2014
On tap @ Mother Road. Black in color with a small khaki head. Really piney, herbal nose. Some roast, sweet orange, and licorice. Slightly vegetal and malty. Thereís a lot of caramel, roast, and licorice. Herbal, woody hop flavor and bitterness. Kind of an acidic finish on it. Not their best.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Berard (401) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours golden brown with solid white head that lingers. Nice grapefruit aroma over medium carbonation. Reasonable complexity in a tasty ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (4284) - Frisco, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle. The look is dark, black in color, and a good tan head. The smell is coffee, roast, fruit, berries, ash, burnt, and pine. The taste is pine, roast, malt, burnt, hops, and good.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TylerGreenDC (467) - - OCT 5, 2014
In a 12 oz bottle. Aroma of molasses. Flavors? No molasses. Instead roast toffee, coffee, some dark chocolate. Not sweet, not bitter, just balanced. Nicely balanced.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1497) - Arizona, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Draft. Black with ruby highlights. Sustained beige head. Not too bitter or too roasty. Smooth. Great balance all around. Really comes together well.


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