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RATINGS: 616   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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English IPA brewed with British Malt Simpsons, British Yeast, UK East Kent Goldings & UK Admiral Hops - and American Formulation. Check it~

Blackheart English India Pale Ale is a throw back historical ale brewed when English I.P.A.s were hopped up to last the long voyage from England to colonial troops in India. Using English malts, English hops, English yeast and aged slightly in oak for a 19th century taste. Amazing artwork greatley contributed by Tim Lehi & Jeff Rassier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Pours hazy orange, big bubbles, four finger white head Smell pine and oak vanilla, like a pine forest Taste leafy pine front, oak mid, oily hop finish Mid body Decent for an oaked ipa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jh773 (232) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2014 Mellow orange with few slowly-rising bubbles; one-finger head that dissipates quickly. Smells clean, floral, a little sweet, some citrus. Tastes like hops, caramel, biscuit, some vanilla, all with a big yeast presence and a huge herbal component which I enjoy sometimes and other times it’s a little too strong.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markducommun (371) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Deeper, black color. Vanilla, caramel, maybe some roasted malts. Initially bitter, then more predominantly sweet. Medium heavy body, some chewiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5402) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2014
From the June 2013 3R6P tasting. +++ Sampled from a 22 oz brown bottle this beer poured a bright amber color with a large foamy orange-white head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was grapefruit, perfume, cactus and a medicinal presence. The flavor was bitter grapefruit, perfume, cactus and cardamom. Very odd. Long finish. Medium body. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Esdeebrew (4) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 26, 2014 does not count
More like Marmaladeheart. Not what I was expecting, from the name or style. Had to check their website to make sure this wasn't supposed to be some tongue-in-cheek fruit beer- it's all apricot, not much English pale ale bite. Wish I'd saved this for breakfast. It would be great with a croissant or bagel. Add some white cheddar... Now I'm just wasting your time. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (816) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Pours a clear rust orange. Has a caramel and oaky aroma. Taste is complex with malts, spices, hops, oak and caramel. A modest aftertaste. Not what I expected for an IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
firstsip (658) - Michigan, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Tap. Lacing. Clear amber-gold. Strong oakey boozey nose. Tastes boozey, oakey and trumps the bitterness a bit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MWMBeerguy (176) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Amazing aroma. Nice appearance (a nice amber with a thin white head). But I'm not a fan of the caramel and boozy taste. Good beer, just not my favorite ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eruizgarcia (252) - - MAY 15, 2014
Caramel, yeast and licorice aroma, sweet and a tad funky. Slightly bitter finish. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - MAY 12, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2014 Look: pours a light gold color. Thick head disappearing quickly. Very clear. Smell: great smell. Fruit gloves like a fruit gum. Almost tropical flavors. Pineapple. Taste: very hoppy. Some pepper on the tongue. Definite bitterness that stands out. Not as fruity as the smell. A Deontae tang that I can't pinpoint. Feel: has that pale ale feel leaves a film on the mouth. Not quite a tongue scraper/ palate killer but close. Overall: tasty, wish it was as fruity to taste as the smell. Would drink more. First drank: home 5/13/14

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