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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (9220) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle @ Christers. Pours black with a small creamy light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, hops, pine. Flavor is roasted malt, coffee, bitter dark chocolate, citrusly hops, grapefruit, pine. Medium body, lively carbonation, bitter finish. Nice one. 130513

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (15785) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 130513

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (14133) - DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
Bottle. very dark brown with tiny beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and hop. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, hop, medium sweet, pine, little grapefruit and quite bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (16066) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2013
Bottle. Nice tan head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, coffee, chocolate, hops and nuts. More stout than Black IPA, but very good indeed.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
seth_lfod (325) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Pours black with a mocha head. Smell is earthy malts and old coffee. Taste is similar... Coffee grains and roasted malts. This really seems more like a thin porter... Not much hop presence.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (860) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - MAY 5, 2013
On tap at Pearl’s New Orleans Kitchen. Black pour with a tan head. Citrusy hops and a roasted chocolate flavor. Not overly bitter, a very nice Black IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3922) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 25, 2013
25-APR-2013, bottle @home, from Ølbutikken. Black with high, lasting, creamy, light brown head. Wonderfull roast and hops. Coffee, grape fruit, pine. Taste the same. Very bitter. Full body for a black ipa. Long aftertaste. Realle nice drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ICEatALAMO (1243) - Troy, Michigan, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bottle. The aroma is strong of bitter hops. The taste is for sure if the double kind. Great for a black iipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - APR 3, 2013
12oz Bottle. Thanks Sean! Caramelized molasses, a bit of good earthy compost tea, and tangerine. Interesting, this starts out with all the hallmarks of a Black IPA, the sinamar cocoa powder and cola, the light brisk freshness of hops, but then, the hops never really materialize. I would call this a low to moderately hopped beer. For a Black IPA, this is a pretty good American Baltic Porter, without as much caramel malt depth as it should have. Very warming. It’s a little confused and really needs to turn the hops up if its going to call itself a Double Black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricyclist (1125) - Florida, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Nice black IPA from Shorts. Nose is sharp, bitter with plenty of roast. Just like it should be. Zesty flavor with plenty of roast and mild chocolate notes. Nice bitterness with good citrus and a nice balance. Well done!


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