Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewpub in Fayetteville, AR. Pours a black body with a finger-width, frothy and creamy, brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a good amount of lacing. Aroma is somewhat ashy roasts, dull floral citruses, lightly sweetened chocolates, and a few caramels. Flavor is better with more florals up front giving off a bit more citrus than the aroma. Some darker chocolates and a light caramel before this finishes fairly roasty with some ash that dries with a medium, earthy bitterness. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium body and a moderately lively carbonation. Overall, a decent Black IPA. Pretty well balanced and easy drinking. Not bad.