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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A growing style in the Northwest, Dark IPA’s feature all the tasty attributes of a standard IPA, yet juxtaposed against a black malt canvas. Discord is not short on character, with a prominent malt profile that meets up with the bitterness and hop presence from five different hops. A variety of roasted malts provide color and flavor, yet this beer has a lighter body reminiscent of an IPA, not heavy like a porter or stout.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (2700) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Had this on draft at Pyramid Brewery by Safeco field. Top notch black IPA. Hoppy malty and chocolate notes. Love it

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lamas (1360) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Bottle. Enjoy by: 06/15/13. A deep ruby pour with a smallish khaki head. Caramel malts, a rich breadiness, chocolate, grapefruits, citrus rinds, and hints of pine make up the aroma. Goes down relatively thin to medium-bodied. Caramel maltiness, light chocolate, and a rich breadiness start things off taste-wise. An earthy graininess is present. Roasted coffee and plenty of bitter grapefruits at the end. A drying finish that lingers. Forgettable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fratto (2616) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle from Fossil Creek. Dark pour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted oranges and cocoa. Taste is lots of roast and ash, slight citrus, and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4735) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Dark brown coloured body with a thinnish tan head and a bit of brown tints. Aroma of fresh hops with nice floral and earthy scents with a good roasted malt nose. Medium-bodied; Assertive hops up front with a slight pine and pineapple flavour all covered up by a good and nutty roasted malt flavour. Aftertaste shows a lot of bitterness both from the roasted malt and from the hops - a very nice blend and a good balance. Overall, a nice beer with a good balance and showing some pleasant hops with a good bite from the earthy malt. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Bottle Stop Liquor in Valdez, Alaska a few minutes ago on 24-May-2013 for US$2.95 sampled here in my hotel room in Valdez, Alaska on 24-May-2013.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (3658) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Pours dark brown, ruby...with a very tall, light brown head. Aroma is pine, citrus,....hint of eucalyptus. Flavour is grapefruit peel and light coffee. Roasty and citric. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdInSaltLake (639) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Lemon/orange/grapefruit hops, with caramel and roasted malt (more roasted in flavor than aroma). A little herbal-ish acrid flavor--not much. Nice lingering fruity flavor. Aroma is a little soapy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Pours black like a porter but the nose is all IPA. Citrus and piney hops with roasted malt and coffee. The flavor starts with a fair dose of roasted malt, caramel, toffee, and chocolate. Grapefruit and pine come next to round it out. The finish is tangy with peachy citrus that carries through to the finish. The best Pyramid beer to come along in quite some time.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3210) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Pour is a dark brown with a huge tan head. Aroma is a decent mix of hops and roasted malt. Flavor is much the same a nice hoppy backbone with a decent helping of roast malt. A nice roast is left on the tounge after the swallow. This was quite decent from a brewer that makes so-so stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjgmd (1436) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Pours a dark mahogany brown with a nice long lasting foamy cream colored head. Nose is deep hops with strong citrus along with resin and pine. Taste is bitter with general citrus and some burnt malt. Finish is dry, and bitter, Descent but nothing outstanding. Quaff 6 / 10

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zgaier (1391) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Pours brown with a tan head and aroma of citrus and hops. Taste is bitter up front, lots of hops, pine, citrus, and light roasted malt with a big bitter, dry finish. Solid black IPA


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