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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 290   ABV: 9.65%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (7376) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2017
Draft. During my bachelor party long weekend in the san francisco area, second stop Drakes Dealership. Dark pour with lighter head. Chocolate, roasted, grassy and citrus notes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (3353) - GREECE - FEB 24, 2017
From tap at Drakes Dealership, Oakland. ABV is 9.65%. Black color with beige brown head. Malty and hoppy aroma, roasted, chocolate, grass, pine, grapefruit. Light sweet and moderate bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (11460) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 9, 2014
This inky brew had some heft to it, bit none of us beleived it was really 11.5%! Covers the abv well. Thick, juicy hops in the nose...grapefruit, orange peel, pine, chocolate, molasses, coffee...alot going on in the nose and mouth. Bitter leaning but well balanced and deeeeelicious. Id definitely buy in bottles."

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (3119) - California, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Dark black in color with tannish head... Aroma of roasted malts, piney hops... Flavor is roasted malts, intense citrus hops and sweetness, lingering bitterness... Burnt malts throughout... Amazingly good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
larryLSB (527) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - AUG 26, 2013
On tap at Aptos St BBQ. Dark brown with a small tan head. Malty nose hoppy kind of chocolate. Bitter taste touch of citrus. Overall nice waiting for the 11% to kick in.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1657) - sacramento, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
On tap at capitol beer and taproom. Pours black with creme head. Taste is malty with a nice hop finish. Slightly boozy

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (14868) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours very dark brown with orange glints and a dark tan head. Aroma suggests cat pee! Med + body. Flavor is dark malt and a lot of citrus. Mild burn. Could be hops or heat or a combo. Finishes very tasty. Just excellent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (8971) - Alamo, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Draft. Black beer with a dark cream head. Big grapefruit and summer fruit aroma. Grapefruit and summer fruit flavor. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and summer fruit lingers with light cocoa and malt.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Paz (71) - Oakland, California, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Pour is dark back with a tan head. Taste is tropical fruits, roasted malts, chocolate, piney hops. This is a very nice beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bule (2076) - California, USA - JUL 17, 2013
On tap at Taps in Petaluma. Pours a dark black color without much head. Wow, on one hand this beer has intense flavor but on the other it is just so smooth. My favorite black IPA.


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