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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (9296) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2012
12 oz. bottle shared by Aubrey Joe. Thanks again, Joe! Pours a brown-hued copper with a small off-white head. Aroma of leafy hops, caramel malts, mint, tobacco, grapefruit, and brown sugar. Flavor of mint, grapefruit, tobacco, wood, caramel malts, and tea leaves. Medium-bodied, with a cool, leafy mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Pretty good black IPA but didnít blow me away.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (9237) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Pour out of 12 oz bottle is murky brownish with thin off white head, aroma brought notes of big fruity orange, grapefruit and other citrus notes, touch of resinous and pine notes as well meld into some cocoa and roasted notes, touch of caramel. Taste is more of the resinous, dank hop with some slight grapefruit undertones, going into a nice balanced roast and chocolate middle, finishes bitter. Nicely executed.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (9104) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 9, 2012
bottle. cola brown body with a mocha colored head, small-bubbled, quickly dissipating. resinous grapefruit and cocoa powder nose (mild roast, light toffee, more of a caramelized orange / citrus juice aroma). extremely bitter and astringent, wholly out of balance, like sucking on grapefruit skin. pungent hop acids and dark malts and roast (though mild) create a cream cheese and sulfuric egg note. yummy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (9007) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Bottle from bhensonb. Pours dark brown with a huge beige head and a toffee aroma. There is a brown ale flavor with lots of treacle and a citrus finish. Complex and tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (8898) - Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2012
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear reddish brown color, medium to large beige head with quite a bit of sediment floating throughout. The aroma has some roasted caramel malt and ample amounts of fresh hops that make me want to take that first drink. The flavor does show a nice balance between the roasted malt and the resiny and light citrus hops. Moderate bitterness to the finish. The roasted notes come out a bit more as it warms. Medium bodied. Another solid black IPA from the producers of another favorite black ipa of mine.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (8452) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Bottle. Murky brown beer with a tan head. Big grapefruit and summer fruit aroma. Summer fruti and grapefruit flavor. Medium bodied. Nice bitterness. Pine and light summer fruit lingers with grapefruit.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ibrew2or3 (8059) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 1, 2012
12oz bottle w/o a very imaginative name pours up brown Ė copper Ė amber, brownish with tiny floaties and thin tan head. The aroma is big and bold even while still pretty cold and delivers chewy pine and citrus hop goodness mixing with a bit of spicy hops, earthiness and faint roasted malts. The flavor, oh yeah, Iím liking this. It unloads a great mix of pine hops and somewhat malt sweetened grapefruit and tangelo citrus hops. The hops have a modest level of hops flavor but formidable hop bitterness. This is chewy yummy and bold and maintains a nice hop flavor into the finish. Lovely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (8011) - La Mesa, California, USA - APR 5, 2012
It is what it is.

Balanced toffee, flowery.

Dennis shared this shit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (7971) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Pours a deep brown .. awesome head, lacing is impressive too .. . you can definitely see the brewers come through on this beer .. . very light roast, some sap and burnt hop fields .. . slick smooth mouthfeel, the 7.4 is well done, warms the stomach a bit .. . i might buy again if a touch cheaper .. . . Liquid breakfast. Iíve had champagne on my Golden Grahams.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7916) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Bottle. Pours with a very deep brown body with a rather large and lasting, foamy off-white head that leaves good lace and is quite retentive. Aromas are of hops: pine, tropical fruit, kiwi, lychee, some malt: roast, nutty, brown sugar, and light yeast esters. A bit of a spicy co-humulone note. Flavors are nutty, roasty, toasty, medium bitterness, a touch of bready malt and a light citrus and tropical fruit hop punch. A hint grassy. Medium to slightly thin body, a bit of earthy roast, slightly lingering bitterness and floral hop quality. Medium carbonation. Pretty decent.


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