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Barley Mow The Unkindness American Black Ale

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Named after a flock of ravens, this is the beer that started it all for us.

This assertively hopped medium-bodied American Black Ale exudes a combination of woodsy and grapefruit hop notes, blended together with a complex dark malt character and subtle hints of chocolate and coffee.

This beer isn’t for the weak of palate or heart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3776) - Panama City, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2016
Tampa can enjoyed in PC after having a Disney trip canceled. Pours a dark brown with a big tan head. The aroma is mostly piney hops with a little milk chocolate. Nice bitter IPA at first and then it finishes with some lingering coffee flavors. Nice enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (2496) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Pours a light brownish color with dark ivory colored head. Pine, roast, and some light coffee tones on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with piney roast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (3082) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can poured into a glass. Translucent medium brown with no head. Aroma is herbal hops, medium body, low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is herbal hops, pine hops, and chocolate

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (3460) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Tap at LBC. Aroma is roast and pine. Tastes like bitter coffee grounds, strong pine, and light flowers. Pretty good overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GJF (1507) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - NOV 10, 2015
On tap at the Floridian. Very black pour. Rich in roast malts and some woody character. Semi-dry finish. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16626) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2015
Growler split at Cafe Bayou, Unwinsville, RBWG ’15 day 2 - 20/02/15. Extremely dark mahogany brown with a decent beige covering. Nose is pine needle, rich malt, light spice, red berry pangs. Taste comprises charr, bitter grapefruit, spice, earthy hops, light cocoa. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close laced with earthy hop bitterness. Decent CDA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2949) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Black pour. Big tan head. Plenty of lacing. Aroma of orange hops and slight chocolate. Thin mouth. Notes of coffee, chocolate. Bitter. Thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu (1653) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Pours a very dark brown with a reddish-khaki head. Rich coffee and cream on the nose. Full and smooth mouthfeel. Smoky pork belly, coffee, and cream flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fr5ed (62) - Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2015
A = deep brown/black. Dense, tan head. S = mostly coffee, dark roast malts, bread. T = good hop bitterness, dark chocolate, coffee, some citrus. M = medium light. O = fairly balanced black IPA leaning toward stout end of spectrum. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18221) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Growler shared at Cajun Cafe on the Bayou during RBWG 2015. Pours deep brown with a creamy beige head. Good roasted malt character, burnt pine. Great balance. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Scorched earth bitterness on the finish, lots of baking cocoa, charcoal, pine. Very solid.

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