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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 71   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ADesenberg (597) - Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Draft: pours very dark with a tan head. Aromas are nice and malty with a bitter piney background. Flavor is like nice bitter chocolate. Lovely.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Wasn't sure what to expect! Poured like a stout but had a much lighter balance! Very tasteful and great black ale for a light brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2125) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 6, 2014
On tap at NoDa. Pours a deep brown color with white head. Roasty, pine, hoppy aromas and flavors. Not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
adnielsen (9123) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2014
On tap @ NoDa with jcnielsen. Pours a hazy reddish brown appearance with a tan head. Pine and chocolate in the nose. Citrusy butter / diacetyl in the flavor. Not heavy but certainly annoying. High bitterness. Pine and herbal hops. Finishes very bitter. Second worst beer here.

2.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
arventresca (564) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Draft at ecw northlake. Smells and looks great. Taste like a christmas tree.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8613) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2013
Growler from the brewery. Pours a hazy dark red brown color with a thin tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of caramel, roasted malts, nuts, herbal hops. The taste is mildy roasted malts, chocolate, bitter citrus and resin hops. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness. The roast is not so intense compared to other Black IPAs, which is pretty nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Cask at the Black Friday Cask Festival, Triangle Brewing, Durham. Heavy cask pour, with a sort of unwavering sludgy look to the beer. Minimal carbonation but certainly seems to suggest that this brew is mostly "B." Soft leafy hops in the nose, along with more prominent malts. Sticky pine and molasses to taste. Okay, but not too memorable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TURDFERGUSON (3954) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Tap at Tyler’s. muddy brown pour with smudgy snowflake cream lace. Nose is earthy, light citrus, roasted malt, and bakers chocolate. Flavor is a little on the bitter and astringent side as the bittering hops stand out more than the flavor ones. Well balanced, but boring.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (11981) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Draft at the source. Extremely dark brown color, bright white head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of light pine. Taste is bright and roasty pine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chastastic (16) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 9, 2012
The motor oil of beer. Not to say it wasn't tasty but downing just a pint was a challenge. Their Coco Loco seemed just as dark and equally full of flavor but not nearly as heavy. This one makes for a good post meal wind down or substitute this for a late night snack because it satisfies like a good old stout. Liquid dinner. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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