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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rxeight (1973) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mittenator (1609) - Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2013
I am very hit or miss with black IPAs but this one shown through. It takes the best aspects of an IPA and a porter and melds them together. Malty, roasty, hoppy and bitter all at once. Really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (5801) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2013
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Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate chocolate, citrus hops, and tropical fruits. It pours a dark brown with some faint orange highlights. It has a one finger tan head that quickly fades to a thin ring round the edges of the glass. The flavor starts with moderate chocolate and light fruit. The finish has moderate citrus hops and roasted coffee. It’s light medium bodied with mild carbonation. Overall...it’s the first Black IPA that I’ve had that has managed to get tropical fruits in the flavor. It’s very tasty, but it comes across more like a hoppy Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (4234) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2013
bottle. i’ve had plenty of black ipas, but this is different. this is a hoppy stout. thick black stout. huge hops struggle to make it through, but in the end succeed. very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (754) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (14419) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (10771) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 25, 2013
from Erzbierschof - almost black beer with a long lasting beige foam; aroma of black cherries, roasted malt, black chocolate and vanilla; full-bodied, tasty and solidly bitter; dry and long bitter hoppy finish with more notes of dark fruits and chocolate

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Embrouille (2831) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 27, 2013
Bottled 355ml. A huge amount of resinous hops and roasted malt throughout. Clean as a whistle. A lot of IBUs. Dry finish. Flawless and deeply delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weark (461) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Black color, creamy beige head almot brown, not lasting very long, small lacing on the glass - Dark chocolate, cocoa, resinous, citrusy, roasted malt withe hints of vanilla and soy sauce aroma - citrusy, roasted malt with hints of chocolate coffee and vanilla - medium/full body, good carbonation, high bitterness, oily, long roasted citrusy bitter finish - so good, intense hops profile, complex malt backbone. another one please

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - FEB 20, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2014 Bottle: Deep shade of black, no real color being pulled from the body with a light-tan head, possibly a bit lighter than I’d expect from the jet-black base. Aroma has notes of toasted, almost burnt caramel malts, deep roast, & some mild, buried cocoa powder. Heavy hoppage on the nose as well; pine needs, light floral notes, mild dankness, & some bitter citrus peel during the latter half of the brew. Hops are even more pungent in the flavor; notes of pine, oily resin, grapefruit rind, a hint of leafy, herbal citrus. Huge steel-y caramel & deeply roasted malt underbody with a touch of finishing ash. When I had this last year, I had a couple bottles that were a few months old... No problem. The hops are toned down just a touch & the roast & chocolate malt show up even more. It goes from a Black IPA to a hopped up porter. Either way, quite delicious. Love this stuff, big hit from Shorts.

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