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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikem409 (1478) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - FEB 6, 2013
bottle. pours jet black with massive tan mahogany head. big roasted chocolate hop. taste is massive grassy hops with underlying chocolate and toffee damn fine beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
umich03jm (1865) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 21, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2013 Bottle snagged from the brewery. Pours a near pitch black color with a small frothy head that lingers a bit. Very nice aroma of light roasted coffee, dark chocolate, pine, and flowers. Taste is a great balance of the aromas. Coffee, bitter dark chocolate and pine all present throughout. Finish is smooth, creamy, and bitter. Thick and creamy mouthfeel. Really nice black DIPA. Re-rate 3/14/13 - Had this a few more times and like it even better. This has to be the best Black IPA I’ve had. All the flavors just blend together nicely, nothing dominates here. It’s really a thick stout with a focus on fresh hops. Mouthfeel is thick, creamy and oily too. Great stuff, I should’ve bought a case of this.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Draft. Very dark brown, off white large bubble head. Aroma of bright pine and cocoa. Taste is bittersweet chocolate and spice

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Draft. Large tan head, black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit, roast, some orange. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, roast, caramel. Soft medium body, light resin.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bwa5879 (616) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Dark black pour into shaker. Tall medium brown head. Nice sweet aroma. The hops are evident as well. A bit of hoppy flavor, a lot of coffee Overtones. Slightly bitter aftertaste but lots of coffee flavor. Good bitter black IPA. Slightly hoppy, a little malty, LOTS of coffee. Pretty unique black IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b3shine (5203) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Just to clarify, this is a Double Black IPA (which I forgot to mention when I uploaded the beer into the RB database). Looks good; pitch black with nice head. Smells pretty good too; hoppy and malty. Tastes like it smells, only better. Nice on the palate too. Pretty good stuff!


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