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RATINGS: 103   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikem409 (1976) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigtaster (898) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2013
From bottle, pours black with tan head. Grapefruit mixed with milk chocolate, very unique nose. Medium body, starts out sweet and then balances out with hop bitterness and fruity notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (9514) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle - thanks Folty! Wow, this is dynamite! Super dark and pretty dense pour with a frothy head. Lots of sharp citrus hop with a nice roasty backbone. Stellar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (4150) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
koleminer20 (2412) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 24, 2013
On draft at HopCat in East Lansing. Pours a light black with a thin head. Doesn’t leave a whole lot of lacing. The aroma it full of roasted barley with a hint of bitterness and citrus. The taste is definitely bitter, a little more than I was expecting. The citrus comes through on the swallow and the mouth feel at the end goes dry, just like a good IPA should.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2014
Had on-tap at BoatWorks and served in a shaker pint. Appearance: Black. Finger of dark brown head. Great lacing, (4/5) Smell: Excellent mix of hops and roasted malt... fruity and earthy hops one whiff, roastiness the next. Really nice stuff that I like. Doesn’t blow me away, but great balance for the style. (3.75/5) Taste/feel: On point. Excellent. Phenomenal blend of sweetness and bitterness that make this a brew to remember. Again, plenty of nice hoppiness coupled with chocolate and roastiness. Could you ask for much more? The brew is also nice and full in feel with a medium carbonation. Very nice. (4.25/5, 4.5/5) Excellent beer. Definitely one of the very best I’ve had from the style. Great balance. Doesn’t favor the hops nor the roast. I really like this brew. 4.25/5

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ebone1988 (1316) - 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 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bwa5879 (896) - Grand Rapids, 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
back (1838) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2013
Sort skum lidt råhvid Citrus grape malt lidt kaffe Bitter meget sød lidt Cremet livlig

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rxeight (2515) - Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2014
Extra from Brandon. Thanks man. I used to be a big black IPA fan. But lately they have gotten boring. Kinda hoppy, too much rye. All similar. But every once in a while you get woken up, and this was it. Lots of chocolate malt that perfectly blends with a nice helping of pine hops. The body is a touch thicker and creamier than most of this style and abv but works great.

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