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The Peekskill Brewery’s Crack of Dawn

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Hoppy Black American Ale brewed with Nugget and Mosaic hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (3204) - Athens, Georgia, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Pours an opaque brownish black from the growler with fluffy tan head that dissipates slowly to leave moderate lace. Aroma of nice resinous pine and strawberry from the hops. Taste follows with a nice roasty back end. Really nice balance, clean and easy, solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (2482) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Draft at the brewery . Pours a deep black color with a nice lace on the edges. Taste is hoppy and mild malts. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (5085) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Location: Draft at the Brewpub, 9/20/13

Aroma: The aroma is a nice mix of pine hops and roasted malts, some coffee/chocolate, etc
Appearance: This beer pours a dark brown color with a thin beige head atop it
Flavor: The taste is much the same as the nose, roasted and hoppy with a nice bitterness
Palate: The body is medium, it has a pretty nice mouthfeel, and soft-to-average carbonation
Overall Impression: I found this to be a tasty Black IPA. It wasn’t the best thing I tried and the brewery, nor was it the best Black IPA that I’ve tried, but it was a more than decent offering. I have no complaints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2909) - New York, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Tap at the stagshead. Pours brownish black with line pine nose. Tastes of cocoa, resin, grapefruit, pine, and earth. Medium bitter and creamy palate. Nice carbonation, easy drinking black ipa

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (3895) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Black body, medium to thin pale tan head, spotty lacing. Pine, light roast, earth, resin, grapefruit, bittersweet chocolate. Medium bodied, lively carbonation, mild bitterness, mellow finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (8050) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours a deep brown with a thin to medium sized white head. Stuff roast, cocoa, chocolate. Smooth, medium bodied, soft sweet roast, cocoa, light bitter chocolate. Gentle roast, light bitterness. Gentle bitterness, soft cocoa, chocolate, long gentle roast. Lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (6660) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Draft at Peekskill with Linh. Pours a deep brown almost black body with thin off white lacing. Aroma is fresh pine hops. Mouthfeel is medium with nice hop profile; flavors of pine, light biscuity malt, and some sharpie marker in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (11062) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear black with a small, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is herbal, earthy and dank hops, roast and chocolate malt with prunes and figs. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, dark malt and fruits with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (17715) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Draft at the source. Black color, beige head. Aroma of chocolate, pine needles. Taste is coffee, bright pine resin. Very tasty.

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