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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Legend had is Captín Krunkles is the most feared pirate on the high seas. No one has seen him, his ship, or the great beer his band of pirates drinks has lived to tell about it. Until now. Made with a bombardment of hops to defeat your tastebuds in battle and all the black malt you can stand before walking the plank, this Black I.P.A. will make it worth going down with the ship.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3127) - Montana, USA - APR 6, 2010
Bomber. Dark brown almost black pour, frothy tan head. Scent of grass and hops. Nice malty, hoppy and chocolate taste. Not my favorite style but still an interesting brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrmekon (100) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2010
Very dark amber, almost opaque. Big, long-lasting off-white head with heavy lacing. Aroma is chocolate malt and flowery hops. A little sweetness, a lot of bittering hop, and taste like a dark roast coffee bean. Light to medium body, low carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickd717 (3509) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 3, 2010
Bomber from Chipís in Kill Devil Hills. Pours just about black with a nicely formed tan head. Aroma is, well, hops. Very nice for a black IPA. Mainly piney and floral, with some roast in the background. Flavor has more of the roast and a little bitter coffee. Piney and citrusy hops are still really assertive. Medium bodied with great hop resins that stick with you. A clean, crisp, and nicely done beer overall. A winner from Terrapin.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (11976) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 30, 2010
Bottle "from the back room" at Cigar City Brewing Cask for a Cause. Black (obviously), tan head, massive lacing. Aroma of chocolate and licorice. Taste has big hops from start to finish, but lots of roasted malts to balance. Delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rajendra82 (953) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2010
The pour looked pitch black at first glance, but holding the pint glass against a light indicated that it was actually a shade of deep red. The head was three finger thick and foamy, and dissipated into a craggy surface with lot of lace. The looks were similar to a stout, but the grapefruit and pine aroma was typical American IPA. There was hint of chocolate, but I had to inhale pretty deeply to detect it. The dark malts definitely were present in the taste in the form of a coffee like bitterness, which supplemented the already bitter grapefruit peel hop presence. There was little bit of toffee flavor, but this did not provide enough of a counter balance. The finish was spicy and slightly astringent. This felt edgy and lacked a lot of the smoothness in the mouthfeel. I prefer some sweetness to go with the IPA bitter flavors, and sadly this lacked it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drfabulous (4017) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Bought only to try. When in Georgia....the style still doesnít do it it for me. Chocolate and hops. But I canít get my head around the Black IPA as a desired style. Decent for what it tries to do.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010
UPDATED: APR 24, 2010
Name: SP 10 Captín Krunkles
Date: February 27, 2010
Mode: Firkin
Source: Brewfest, Brewvival
Appearance: black, frothy beige head
Aroma: big hop aroma on roasted malt, nice citrus
Flavor: sweet citrus hop flavor, nice backing roast, bitter dark chocolate

Name: SP 10 Captín Krunkles
Date: March 20, 2010
Mode: draft
Source: summits woodstock
Appearance: black, creamy beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: dark chocolate aroma, light citrus that grows as it warms
Flavor: dry dark roasted flavor, touch of citrus hops, lots of bitter roast, touch of sweetness comes out as it warms and brings out the citrus

Name: SP 10 Captín Krunkles
Date: March 28, 2010
Mode: crabapple bottle shop
Appearance: black, fine beige head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: roasted and dark chocolate aroma. plenty of hops, touch of citrus, light spicyness
Flavor: dark chocolate flavor, lots of hops, light citrus, touch of roasted bitterness, long bitter finish

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimbowood (1036) - Freeport, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010
Terrapin doesnít do it again. Draft at trappeze. Iím sure this is their India brown ale recipe. Nondescript. Tastes like all their other brews. Weak.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
randy1301 (265) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 23, 2010
22oz bottle. Pours a dark black with an off white almost light brown head that sticks around.Nose is an interesting blend of pine hops and dark toasted malts.Smooth brew with hops and malts balanced well but confuse me at the same time?This is an interesting brew that challenges the palate and the mind.I think i really like it...but I want to sample again.....

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hank1980 (942) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAR 23, 2010
Cask at Aromas. Poured dark black, with a decent off-white head. Aroma is really interesting mix of roasted malt, and piney/citrusy hops. Aroma is not that different from their IBA. Taste is also a nice mix of the roasted and hoppy flavors. Citrus hops more prevalent in the taste than the nose. Mouth is pretty full and smooth, especially from cask. Finish is nicely bitter. Overall, a solid brew that hopefully will move quickly. Not sure what this will look like in a year.


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