jonnyguns (1105) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 19, 2014
On tap at Half Acre brewery. Pours black with a small tan head, lacing holds forever. Nose shows roasted malts, coffee and pine hops. Smells fantastic. Taste is dominated by bitter coffee and roasted malts, struggling to find some hops, bitter finish. Great beer but would like it a little more hoppy
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This one is complex. Little spicy with hints of chocolate power this one. Pours almost black with a tan head. Had at the half acre tap room.
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Pours a deep brown with 1 finger of tan head. Nose and taste are of dirty gritty earthy malts, with a nice dank piney hop edge. Very drinkable, I like malts, so I dig the mail tier nature of this beer at this moment in time. Another solid beer from HA, what else is new. rubbishystuff (2537) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2015 From Half Acre. Not as hoppy or black as I’d expect for a Black IPA. More like that hoppy brown ale you see on the west coast sometimes. Still it was pretty good. 2013 bottle. Serving: Bottle dhasmonek (38) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Dark brown, not as sweet as expected but more bitter and hoppy than expected. I enjoy it.
Funkatrocious (119) - - NOV 28, 2013
Drank at Boegemans. Pours dark brown with light brown head. Smokey burnt flavor with a slightly bitter finish.
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Bomber shared with pals. Dark brown pour with white head...funky hoppy foot aroma..taste is metallic bitter anders37 (26845) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2013
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy weak earthy caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy hoppy bitter citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty weak piney hoppy bitter finish. That1Guy (2237) - Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2013
22 oz bomber with another great label. Even a raccoon in there. Pours pitch black with a small, white head. Very fruity aroma, plus a good amount of roast... and some DMS. Flavor is very clean and this beer is ridiculously drinkable. Still not sold on the Black IPA style, but this one helps. ryecatcher (1458) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Bomber from HABC. Pours a deep brownish amber with a decent off-white head, good retention and lacing. Nose is caramel, some roast, lightly resinous hops -- FYI I expected this one to be a lot hoppier. Mouth is medium bodied, coffee, some malt, more caramel, hoppy bittereness. Finishes kind of falls flat. This one reminds me of the Mr. Oroboros, only without all the hoopla (this one usually draws a crowd on release, with bottle/growler limits, but I don’t really know why). No worries though, I still love your beers fellas and will continue making the trip up from the South Side.