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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Komodo Dragonfly Black IPA is a well-balanced, dark, bitter, and totally unique beer experience. We brewed this IPA with a base of fresh Pilsner Malts and darkened the color with pure Black Malts, creating a clean malt character that allows the liberal hop additions to shine through. Komodo is dry hopped and aged with a pinch of lavender to add to the overall aromatic experience.

ABV: 6.5 IBUs: 65.5 SG: 15.5 SRM: 49.6

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutgap (56) - Indiana, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle to glass, average creamy,light brown head, with fair lacing. Aroma of coffee and grassy hops.Medium body but some what thin. This beer has a fairly long bitter finish that is pleasing but perhaps a bit tomuch dark malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OPIE788 (337) - Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2014
Draft. Black with a weak head. Mild hop aroma. Hoppy, spicy, slightly muddy coffee flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CpyNPrnT (616) - Indiana, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Lots of malt, chocolate, perhaps coffee. Some hops, citrus, maybe floral. A good beer to try.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EamonTheGreat (157) - USA - JAN 31, 2014
Had this on draft at Yogis in Bloomington. Pours pitch black with a thin white head. A fairly malty aroma. Once drank this beer comes on string from the beginning. Not as smooth as I would like, but the balance of flavor is nice at the finish. Very bitter at the beginning, but after a few sips you start to appreciate the balance and complexity this ale brings. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (956) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle. Black pour with a small tan head. Dark malt, hops, roasted coffee and chocolate in the aroma and taste. Almost as much of a hoppy porter/stout than an black IPA. Very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DWestrick (657) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 23, 2013
bottle. Decent black IPA. Have yet to find a black IPA that I really love - the combo of malts with a really hoppy IPA always seems to flatten the flavor. Not bad though

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (3758) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - NOV 28, 2013
On tap at Lunar Brewing Co., and dispensed to a shaker, showing a deep, black/brown color, with persistent, frothy, brownish tan head foam, and layering, sheet-like, lacing. The aroma was smooth, highly roasted, lightly burnt, with notes of coffee, cocoa & toffee, and a touch of treacle. The taste was dry, a little woody, with earthy & rindy bitterness, and lingering astringency that had some tanniny bite to it. Medium+ bodied, with average to soft carbonation, and a substantial, roasted malt content that was more prevalent than any "IPA" hoppiness, making it more of an aggressively hopped Porter to me. Maybe a bit unbalanced style wise, but still quite flavorful.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
starewich (170) - - NOV 27, 2013
Pours brown-black with a very interesting brown head that disappears quickly. Flavor is roasted coffee, harsh and almost burned. Body is too light. Hops feature mostly as citrus in the nose. Not what I look for in a black IPA, but interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scipio (837) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Pours black with with a full, creamy, reddish tan head. It looks great. Aroma has roasted malts, pine, coffee, mild chocolate, and subtle grapefruit. The taste is heavy in pine that is balanced well with a roasted coffee taste. There is some smokiness in here, while I also find some light citrus undertones of grapefruit. Long roasted aftertaste. Medium in body, while having a more thick texture, with a good amount of carbonation. This is a solid beer, especially if you enjoy this style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2013
on tap-tight retaining brown-black. A-roasty/cocoa-dk malt. T-roasty/cocoa-dk malt/oat, 2nd hop bite-citrus?

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