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The Brew Kettle Black Rajah
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OPIE788 (336) - Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Draft. Dark brown with a nice off white head. Bright pine aroma. Flavor is a little muted. Pine resin and a light malt backbone. Bitter lasting finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (2657) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Could swear I’d rated this... This is on tap at the Daily Growler, UA. Deep dark brown pour with orange tint. Aroma of caramel malt, grass. Tastes are grassy, orange, earthy, caramel, grapefruit. Thinnish pale with prickly carbonation. Not as much ashy char as most bipas. Well done.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2144) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Taster at beerfest - nose is typical and hence pleasing. Light for the style. Mildly complex flavors of roasted malts with citrus pine notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pottygok (469) - Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Aroma: Hints of grapefruit and citrus hops. Appearance: Dark amber with no head. Taste: Medium bitterness with hints of sourness at the edges. Palate: Medium body, average carbonation, slick texture, long finish. Overall: Solid, we'll developed beer. Nothing standout, but nothing disappointing, either. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6497) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Growler opened at Muckfest 2014, though I’m not sure who brought it. Whoever it was, I’m sure he or she is a jerk. Thanks, jerk! Pours a dark brown color with minimal head. Notes of dark and milk chocolate, citrus peel, earth, grass, and mild roast. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a smooth mouthfeel. Milder than many other black IPAs. Good, too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5409) - Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Draft at Dutch’s. Pours a clear dark brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have some roasted malt that is milder than many black IPAs, grapefruit citrus, light resin, decent bitterness and roast combination.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EBROVIAK (15) - - JUL 1, 2014
A bit more hoppy and less malty than a normal Black IPA but I LOVE it. Great summer beer on a hot day. It smacks you in the face and doesn’t fade after a couple like so many do. White Rajah good - Black Rajah, in yo face mutha.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (1001) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2014
Draft sample at the Portage Lakes Brewing Company in Akron, OH. Small taster glass. Pours a very dark, but not opaque with a light thin head. Aroma of pine hops, light citrus notes, roasted malts and spices. The taste is similar with the bitter hop profile dancing with the heavy malts. It was pretty delicious with a medium body, medium to heavy carbonation. Finished somewhat bitter with some mild spices.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikesaum (596) - Newark, Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Tap at brews, pours a dark ruby color with a small tan head with decent lace. Aroma is awesome dank hops, slight cat piss, not much roast. Taste is mostly all hop, no malt roast flavor, taste like a regular ipa, not a black. Not too bad, but not great as a black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (2980) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Poured on draft at the source. Pours a darker copper with a white head of foam. Aroma has sweet roast. Taste is mildly salty and sweet. Good for the style.


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