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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
A dark hoppy beer without a traditional dark hoppy beer taste. Light roasted, chocolate malt transitions into a smooth finish with a hint of tangerine.
Formerly brewed at Sutter Buttes & Hermitage Brewing Company

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jazz88 (2638) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Bottle. Black color with a brown head. A solid black IPA. It has a rich malty body with a well balanced and nicely hopped finish. The malts are nice and chocolaty and there really is a hint of tangerine in the aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (2313) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Backlog from Brony Bottle Share at Travlr’s. Dark brown with bare offwhite head. Chocolate, grains, earthy malt. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (3494) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2015 50th California rate. Can from cellar door, Sutton Coldfield. Black beer with medium head and decent lacing. Aroma is hoppy, brown bread and ash. Taste is chocolate, brown bread, hops, citrus, light grapefruit and a little charcoal. Medium bodied. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1484) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Clear, mahogany pour with a large, tan head. The aroma has roasted malt and light pine. It has a medium body with smooth texture and average carbonation. The taste is bitter with an easy, dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9271) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Can, Brewdog Leicester. Dark brown with an off white head. Nutty roast coffee with chocolate and weetabix. Earthy with bonfire smokiness. Pithy grapefruit with pithy and lightly musty notes. Hints of lactose. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (8912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 14, 2015
Can shared by Lou - thanks! Very dark pour with a nice dense head. Mild chocolate and a hint of anise. Bit of citrus. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3222) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle black with a quick light tan head lots of sharp roasted flavors and muted bitter bite Lingering unfiltered feel

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BuckeyeBoy (4434) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 28, 2015
22oz bottle thanks to Eric. Pours out a dark brown almost black topped with a sand head. Nose is old hops sweet malts and some roast. Taste is more of the roast some malty notes and a bitterness on the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle shared at Butler’s with Chris and Craig. Thanks so much, Craig. Pours very dark brown to black with one finger of head. Aroma is slight roast and mild happens. Drinks very smoothly with nice bitterness and nice roast without becoming harsh. Really nice version of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (7611) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Can. Pours deep brown with a beige head. Grassy and floral hoppy bitterness, pronounced roasted and chocolate malts, moderate bitterness, light sweetness, and some lingering bitterness in the finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (2084) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Bomber from Binnys in Highland Park with burlap cloth around the neck. Very dark brown pour with a tannish head. Aroma has black patent malts, rum raisin, pine and caramel. Taste is of sweet caramel, bitter malts, some pine and a bit of grape. Medium bodied. A touch of alcohol. Finishes sweet and bitter, a bit salty and a bit fruity. Quite a blend. Shrug? Not hoppy but interesting for style. 13.4

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