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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ICEatALAMO (911) - Troy, Michigan, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle. The pour is a very dark brown. The aroma is of strong crisp hops. The taste has a nice blend of hops, and not over powering. A unique and solid pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flatmatt (1063) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - OCT 16, 2013
12 oz bottle. Deep red brown pour with a light tan head. Piney citrus roasted aromas. Clean hoppy roasty flavor, with pine and roast, hints of floral and citrus. This is quite well-done. Very flavorful, but also light.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2455) - Michigan, USA - OCT 15, 2013
12 ounce bottle into pint glass; no bottle dating, but is a recent release. Pours lightly hazy nearly opaque reddish brown color with a 2 finger dense khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of big tangerine, orange zest, pineapple, peach, lemon zest, roasted malt, cocoa, toast, light char, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good complexity and balance of hop and roasted malt notes; with good strength. Taste of tangerine, orange zest, pineapple, lemon zest, chocolate, roasted malt, toast, light char, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/roasted earthiness. Fair amount of pine/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus zest, pineapple, chocolate, roasted malt, toast, floral, grass, and light pine on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity of hop and roasted malt flavors; with a very balanced hop/malt flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, lightly creamy, and lightly sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice black IPA style. All around nice balance and complexity of hop and roasted malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mittenator (1243) - Michigan, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle. Black with a tan head. Smells like CPA with malt at the end. Tropical fruits, hops and a malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlowOffTube (438) - Michigan, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Pours black with a tan head. Thin body, small to medium carbonation. Good mouth feel. Chocolate covered hops, little roasted notes. Sticks. Kind of takes away from the true citra hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (4623) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of tropical fruits, chocolate, grapefruit, citrus, lighter pine, and roasted malt. It pours a dark brown with an orange glow when held to the light. It has a one finger beige head with decent retention before it eventually fades to a thin film. There is some thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with moderate chocolate, tropical fruits, and light roasted malt. The finish has moderate grapefruit, citrus, and pine. Itís medium bodied with soft carbonation and a somewhat soft mouthfeel. Overall, itís another in a long line of Black IPAís that make me think hoppy Porter. Itís tasty and I do like the use of citra hops in this hoppy Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (1835) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a small foamy head that fades quickly. Aroma is burnt cedar, chocolate, grapefruit, and light tropical fruit. Taste starts with slightly burnt wood and toasted malt. Finishes fairly hoppy, mostly grapefruit with some light tropical fruit and pine. Very smooth beer. Mildly sweet and a moderate bitterness. More good stuff from Odd Side.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikem409 (1476) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2013
bottle. pours dark black with khaki head. citrus and orange peel aroma. taste is like a chocolate covered orange with some roasted nut shells

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RespertFTW (517) - Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Bottle. Large tan head. Malty aroma with a little hop. Citrus, hops, and pretty heavy malt flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
badnewsbeers (2313) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 1, 2011
Black cpa 5.75 black with creamy medium head. Aroma of slight roasted malt, pine and body odor. A touch of grass in the end. flavor is similar adding some spruce and offensive onion 53539

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