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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Goodnight Bodacious has the maltiness of a barleywine and the hoppiness of an India Pale Ale. A rich, hoppiness dominates the aroma, with earthy and loamy scents. A medium body presents big, bitter black barley and roasted coffee flavors, with subtle compliments of dark fruit and green hops. Strong alcohol flavors and pleasant warming qualities become more noticeable as the beer approaches room temperature.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
schwabtana (21) - Madison Heights, Michigan, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Awesome double black IPA one of my favorites from shorts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flatmatt (1258) - Northville, Michigan, USA - FEB 18, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours black with a tan head. Resinous burnt herbal roasty aroma with a hint of creamy cocoa. Ashy herbal flavor with a touch of cocoa. Definitely good.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mallons72 (184) - livonia, Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Outstanding beer. Perfect palate on this ipa. Hops and roast come through well. Finish is a bit high on the alcohol. Great overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Krej (163) - USA - FEB 8, 2015
This is an interesting beer. Its like a mix between a strong ale - very malty - and an IPA - very hoppy. Its a weird mix and I’m not entirely sure what they were going for with it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
malkyore (279) - - FEB 6, 2015
This beer tastes expensive. Malty as hell and hoppy..... As hell also... Smells like barbecue, and tastes like a million bucks. I normally hate black ipas, but this one is great... Goodnight bodacious, if by bodacious you mean me because it’s really strong and they don’t say how strong it is but it’s delicious so you drink like 4 and then you die.... Because shorts want to change the face of alcohol..... From booze to death... Goodnight bodacious...

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jordtbrooks (2) - Michigan, USA - FEB 6, 2015 does not count
Pleasant aroma. Poor’s dark with a thin head. Hops are present but not overwhelming. I’m not a huge black IPA fan but I place this at or near the top in that category.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Abner (173) - Michigan, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Fresh bottle. Pours black with a slim khaki head. Nice hop aroma is most noticeable first, then roasted malts, a touch of chocolate. Taste is a nice balance of roasted malts, "earthy" hops (for lack of a better word), and slight coffee. Medium+ bitterness. Full bodied, average carbonation, almost creamy mouthfeel with a lingering bitterness. Well done.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kokos666 (26) - Gliwice, POLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Imperialne black ipa ale smakuje bardziej jak mocny stout ze spor? goryczka. Aromat jest stoutowy nie czu?em za du?o chmielu ale piwo juz swoje odstalo. W smaku tak samo du?o palonosci, czekolady i ciemnych owoców plus nagle spora cytrusowa goryczka. Piwo jest g?ste i pi?kne.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
paintedmaple (534) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUN 29, 2014
On tap...overwhelming sweetness dominates here with a syrupy molasses character. Lacks balance...I wouldn’t have another one of these.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (9525) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2014
Very tasty drinkable black IPA, high IBU and also well malted. Very good drinkability.


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