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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (4522) - Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2014
12 oz. bottle from BlowOffTube. Pours dark brown to black in color with a small khaki colored head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, coffee, spicy notes and some chocolate with some earthy, piney and citrus hops mixed in. Probably a bit malt forward, but does have a decent bitterness to the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wchesser (1002) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Extra from flandersned! Thanks, Steve. Nice roast and hop nose. Hop attack then bitter roast and chocolate then nice hoppy finish. Great black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badnewsbeers (2317) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Draft. Black with beige head. Dark, creamy, rich. Body gives way to a heavy grain and roasted malt profile. Some piney and grassy hops come through delicately on the finish. Fantastic mouthfeel for a truly bold beer. Nicely done!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricyclist (536) - 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!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
seth_lfod (322) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2013
Bottled. A black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, alcohol, and citrusy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, chocolate, wood, and citrusy hops, leading to a dry roasted finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evolutionary (252) - Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle from Oxford beer store. Dark as ink and thick milky malt nose. A smooth sweeter licorice like taste up front with some mild hop to follow. Once you go black you never go back...... ---Rated via my mouth

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlowOffTube (385) - Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Black pour thin tan head. Roasted coffee aroma. Medium body Light carbonation. Some weird swirl of Oil in water type of look. Lots of roasty flavors with some pine and citrus notes. Lots of hops. Somewhat dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3358) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Good roasty big hoppy bipa. Really roasty which I like, thanks mike m!!!! You da man

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2077) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Pretty nice black IPA. Piney and citrusy hops and a roasty chocolate flavor almost reminiscent of a very hoppy porter. Not overly bitter but definitely present.


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