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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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A black I.P.A brewed with dark and roasted malts

Hop on the train and enjoy the rich malty flavor. The ride begins with a rich dark color and ends with a hoppy finish. We are sure you will return for another ride.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (5073) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of chocolate, citrus/fruit, anise, roast, and pine. It pours a dark brown. When held to the light, it is more of a reddish-brown with a good amount of transparency. It has a two finger beige head that eventually fades to a thin film and leaves behind a decent amount of webbing on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a quick dose of dark chocolate and a touch of citrus. It quickly turns moderately roasty and mixes with a moderate amounts of grapefruit and pine in the finish. There are also faint burnt notes in the finish as well. Itís light-medium bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Overall, although I donít just think hoppy Porter when drinking this like I do with a lot of Black IPAs, there are other "hoppy Porter" versions that I like better.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (3121) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Black oily pour from bottle. No head at all. Good biscuit and earth aroma. Mild hops and malts. Really smooth and enjoyable. Great black ipa

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mittenator (1390) - Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with small head. Bitter floral hops mixed well with malt. Nice black IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
andrewmb83 (42) - Frankenmuth, Michigan, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Complex nose with toasted barley and piney and citrus hints. Poured from 12 bottle with black color and a nonexistent head. Great mix of flavors on your tongue with toasted barley and a piney and citrus hop notes. They put plenty of hops in this one, nice job. One of my go toís for a black IPA, a very nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8942) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2013
Serviceable, drinkable, black IPA twist top from Champaneís Cellars. Black colour with lots of lace. Moderate roast aroma. Smooth mouthfeel. Good hops, the roast is somewhat rough. Not the best black IPA, but still a good second tier.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24 (1622) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - NOV 19, 2012
I should enter another beer, as this is bourbon barrel aged. Hoppy and boozy with enough flavor to flat out kill it with flavor. Pretty good brew from an unknown brewery. Awesomeness!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7909) - Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2012
I like the fat that they use both the malts and the hops for bitteness. Isnít a funky mish mash of flavors.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (3604) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 31, 2012
bottle - Pours brown with a roasted malt and slight citrus aroma. Itís moderately bitter with a roasted malt backbone that lends it a medium body. Pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2509) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Bottle. Pour is a dark brown with a massive tan head and aromas of chocolate and citrus and herbal hops. Flavor is chocolate malt from start to finish with interludes of lemons and oranges and herbal hops mixed in throughout. Itís much better after it sits for a while.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (1580) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 11, 2012
On tap at Uccellos. Almost black and clear with minimal head. Aroma and taste were definitely IPA floral and citrus. Background was roasted and not sweet malt.


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