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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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.

walleye's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
walleye (1091) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2013
bottle. poured black wit a tan head very little lacing. aroma chocolate, caramel, citrus, ,floral, grassy. flavor hops, bitter sweet chocolate, hints of coffee, grapefruit, nice bitterness. good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (5241) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 28, 2016
12oz bottle thanks to Steve. Pours out dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Nose is pine citrus hops roast malts. Taste is more of pine hops roast malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (6193) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Tap. Pours opaque black medium creamy brown bread, great lacing. Aroma is super roasty, pine and grapefruit. Flavor is medium sweet, medium bitter, roasty, pine, grapefruit. Fullish body, creamy mouthfeel, lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
libertine (369) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - APR 1, 2016
Pours black with a brown head. Spotty lacing. Aroma is very resinous. Notes of dark malt, earth, coffee and some dark fruit. Flavor is coffee, tabacco, char, and pine needles. Full bodied. Moderate carbonation. Lasting bitter finish. I am impressed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ebone1988 (1034) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Aroma is roasted malt, earthy hops, smoke, pine, tropical fruit, coffee, chocolate, bodacious. Appearance is dark dark brown, light brown head, a beauty. Taste is roasted malt, earthy hops, lots of pine, coffee and chocolate at the end, really really good. Mouthfeel is thick like a porter, medium to heavy body, light soft carbonation, lots of roasted malt in the aftertaste. Overall, this one drinks a lot like a hoppier version of Founders Porter, really solid stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Booga (50) - Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Really good beer. Dark black, bitter pour. Not much aroma. Compared this side by side with Odd Side Car Ramrod. This one lost but was still pretty good. Very bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Criz (336) - - MAR 19, 2016
Pitch black pour beige head, oily legs. Porter-like aromas of charred wood, toasted grains, coffee,slight pine finish. Coffee flavors, pine, bitter finish. Oily mouthfeel. Certainly not my style of beer, as I feel black ipas tend to eliminate the traditional ipa qualities.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9210) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark black pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of dark fruit, cocoa, roast, caramel, hints of pine, grass, slight orange into some more cocoa powder. Taste was a mix of brownie, cocoa, roast, nice pine, orange, hints of herbal notes, finishing bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle:   Black, soft frothy sandy head, spotty lacing.   Faint roastiness, subtle hops.   Nice balance on the tongue, seems a bit more moderate than the softness suggested by the nose.   Dark chocolate and ashy notes follow.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   I like this in that its not acrid, isn’t balanced one way or the other, and has a bit of sweetness to it.   Seems like a solid example.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Overall not bad, but nothing that really stood out to me here. Good chocolate notes, but I tend to like the more dry versions of this style. Worth a try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (5229) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle, pours black with medium off white head that stuck around for a minute or so. Faded to a ring of foam with nice lace. Notes are rye, roasty malt, chocolate, wood, coffee, light ash and bitter hops. The roast overpowers the hops slightly but its well balanced overall for a black ipa. Surprised I was able to finish most of the bottle before cracking a can of boat.

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