RateBeer
Schlafly Black IPA
     click to upload
overall
92
67
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
available

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Combines the roasted malt flavours of porters and stouts with the bright hoppiness of the American IPA. Dry hopped for additional flavour and aroma, without adding unnecessary bitterness.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8981) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Draft at Sedona, 8/14/14. Pours a clear dark orange with a medium sized creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of citrus, earthy hops, roasted malt. The taste is roasted malt, herbal and citrus hops, bubblegum and nutty notes. Medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (625) - Iowa, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Draft. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose is hops and coffee. Taste is malt and chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2732) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Draft at bottle works during RBSG. From notes. Coffee and chocolate with a nice dose of herbal hops. Pretty darn good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1104) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Roast and cocoa with moderate low floral hops. Dark brown with slight garnet highlights and taupe head. Taste is overt roast and slight floral hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (1768) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Draft during RBSG 2014 at Schlafly Bottleworks. Black with off-white head. Aromas of roast, floral notes, citrus, light pine. Tastes of roast, pine, light citrus, floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish. Medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8897) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Draft. RBSG. Pours dark brown off white head. Nose/taste of cocoa, roast, toasty chocolate and pine. Medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mojoman (158) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Tap at Publicity Pub in Bellevue; Typically BIPA's are full of malt flavor WITH hops. This one is heavy on the hops. Blind taste tests where you can't see the dark color would trip people out. Great lacing and if you are a hophead you will love this brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (4972) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Draft - Piney hops and roast malts. Jet black with jet brown white head. Roast malts and grapefruit. Nice balance and well done.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2507) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2014
On tap at Bottleworks. Pours a thinly headed dark dark brown with no signs of rising carbonation and weak aromas of chocolate and earth. Flavor showcases hop bitterness, but not a ton of hop character. Malt body has an almos dark fruit edge to it and the hops is complimentary in an odd way. Kind of a bit of resin and herbal hops thing going on. Decent but underwhelming.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (4474) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 15, 2014
On the hoppy side of the style without a lot of roast elements. Pours dark brown with great head and lacing. Finishes sweet from caramelized malt with a little bitterness but caramelization takes over on finish. Tap at Black Squirrel.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50