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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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We invite you to discover this newest beer style Black IPA. Political debate rages over the origins of this jet black beer as both coasts feel they deserve credit. Our Black Top is a pleasant road connecting Villages and Communities statewide on a ride of Black IPA discovery. Expect this beer to pour a hop forward jet black glass brimming with aromatic bitterness. Brewmaster Dan skillfully weaves molasses and chocolate malt undertones with a soaring rush of clean citrus and pine hop notes, to deliver a drinkable Black IPA. Savor Black Top, like Wisconsin’s miles of licorice ribbons of ink that meander through armies of corn and bovine mowed fields. Enjoy the journey on a road less traveled.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4438) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 17, 2014
12oz bottle from MOTORHEADTODD. Poured a slightly thinner looking super deep Tootsie Roll brown with a smaller super light beige foamy smaller head. Aroma of lightly burnt yellow grapefruit, burnt toast, darker chocolate, grassy, burnt hops. Body is medium and creamy with lighter to average carbonation, overall nice. Flavor is similar with darker lightly burnt citrus fruits, tropical fruits, tangarine, roasty, hint of chocolate. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1879) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Nice pine nose. Lots of pine resin hops and bitterness in the finish. A touch of sweetness still in the finished too. A really well balanced beer. Very easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Adamrandels (15) - - JAN 10, 2014
Jet black with a grapefruit nose. Citrus start with a malty cocoa finish. From 12oz bottle into nonick

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oogiee (70) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 9, 2014
resin, spruce, citrus, leather, soy sauce, brown, black, tan foam, minimal head, medium bitterness, light sweetness, salty, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, My favorite New Glarus beer- just the right hop character --not over the top

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TURDFERGUSON (4004) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle, thanks jack Fretty for picking this up for me. Fresh straight from Wisconsin. Pours black with a steady yellow tan head, lots of sticky lace. Nose is very hoppy for the style (which I like)--lots of citrus and floral notes. Similar flavor--roasted malts are restrained but not completely absent. Easy drinking with a citrusy finish. Alcohol super well hidden. Another fantastic new Glarus beer. No, I’m not surprised.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Noodle (14) - Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2014
This is a great beer. Slightly spicy hop aroma, with roasted undertones. Nearly black appearance, but not quite. Creamy palate, but the taste is a wonderful malty pleasure with just the right amount of bitterness. Hops are a subtle blend of piney and citrus, with a pleasantly long and smooth finish. If only I lived in Wisconsin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Awktoberfest (325) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Up front hop aroma ...initially one side just great hop aroma and taste ala moon man which is fine... I thought just like American ipa... No black... But as u drink it a different bitterness exhibits itself with a little deeper malt back... Not as predominate as most black iPas and taste wise I still put it in the American ipa category... But good beer I love drinking it! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBeforeH20 (129) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Great aroma, nice citrus hop scent with a malty undertone. The taste is good but not exactly to style, blindfolded this would get mistaken for a traditional ipa. Good but not what I was hoping for.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cavnar (12) - Pace, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Drinking this out of the bottle, the aroma is a classic pale ale with the exact hops they use for moon man. Some malt, but all hops  Taste is very similar to moon man. I really wouldn't be able to tell the difference between a pale ale and a porter, so the malts they use only adds color and not flavor. 

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Funkatrocious (101) - - DEC 29, 2013
Pour from bottle at Yaegers. Pours deep brown with light brown head. Real tasty hoppy beer. Black IPA, delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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