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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 9.99%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (1492) - Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Can: Thanks, Corey! Black center, some deep brown around the edges, topped with a light, leathery tan head that transcends quickly to a foamy collar. Aroma has notes of light roast, chocolate, pine needles, some dank hop oils, mild bitter citrus peels, & some spicy, ashy hop notes in the back-end. Taste is more malt heavy & actually has a fairly apparent sweetness up front... burnt caramel, mild roast & char, a hint of sweet chocolate. Mid-palate, things switch from malty to hoppy; bitter grapefruit pith & orange zest, sticky pines, & floral bitterness, leading into a lasting finish full of both hoppy notes & slick, toasted malt sugars. Would never guess this one was nearly 10% ABV... Very enjoyable black IPA, a style that can be very hit or miss. This one’s a little sweeter than most, certainly not a bad thing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (2175) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Poured with a mammoth light brown fluffy head and some lace. Almost opaque but actually clear garnet color. Aroma is roasty malts with a very fresh hops. Lose a lot of malt and the flavor and body it's mostly the hop. Great drinking beer though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Errl (1497) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Can from Wchesser...Pour is dark black with a thick tan head that lasts..Nose is roast, old hops, stale, roast, some pine, caramels...Taste is old hops, caramels, fudge chocolate, spicy hops, pine, grass..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (3252) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
On tap at CBC 2014. Near black with beige head. Aroma very hoppy, sweet, toast, roasted malt, a bit bread and fruit. Taste is fruity, roasted, toast, high bitterness that clings to the tongue

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1170) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Can sample courtesy of "Mr.Plumpy". Colour...basically black with a thick tan head. Nose...quite hoppy and very roasty with filberts and chestnuts at the forefront. Palate...moderately chewy with more roasted nuts and way more hops! There’s a somewhat char like feel at the back palate and a fairly sweet quality as well. Singed beef and dark chocolate hits the back palate and finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AWISLguy (1178) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 11, 2014
16oz can from ck1, thanks bro! Pours very dark brown with a nice clingy lace head. Concentric circles of lace. Aroma has roast and floral hops, with caramel malt. Taste is of chocolate, black malts, citrus some espresso and some fruits. Medium bodied. Finishes bitter and sweet, to the more roasty bitter side of bittersweet. A very nice one I was hoping to get for a while! 16.2

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pfeezor (6) - - JUL 8, 2014 does not count
Drank at home....Pours dark brown....Smooth finish...earthy flavors.... Expect a little more from these 3... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dinkle50 (943) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Black pour with an espresso single finger head. Aroma is light, a little roast. Taste is sweet with caramel & chocolate. Roast cleans up the sweet at the end very nicely. Very creamy mouth and lots of lace.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yorker (1103) - Herning, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2014
47 cl can @ home. Dark brown, almost black with some sediment and a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, grapefruit, pine, caramel, coffee, and liquorice - with a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niko100 (1939) - Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Dark brown/black color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, pine hops, floral, & fruit/citrus; Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, pine hops, caramel, citrus/fruit, & some coffee; Finish is fairly bitter; Alcohol is well hidden; Nicely balanced; Pretty dam good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoeTheYounger (1142) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Black pour with sandy head straight from the can. This black IPA rocks. Sweet cream followed by on onslaught of hops with a touch of alcohol bin the finish. So glad I got some of this.

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