CloakedDagger (2486) - - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle 75 cl. Pours black with a vague tint of orange and a creamy, beige head leaving a neat lacework. Roasty nose with a hint of herbal hops. Rich, sweet chocolatey body with an ashy edge and a dry bitterness - deriving from malts rather hops. More so a hoppy Stout in my book - but a pleasant beer alright. 151013 maneliquor (3514) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle cheers to Ryan. Looks spectacular in the glass. This one has a very appealing hop profile - pine, grapefruit, citric juice, orange & lemon rind. A fair bit of roast in the taste with light milk chocolate behind it all. Bitterness is a little too astringent. Solid stuff pablo951 (672) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Had it out of a can, poured a dark brown hue with a mild malt coffee aroma. The taste is a perfect marriage between a hoppy IPA and some coffee mall! harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
Can from Ryan. Harsh roast. Decent dark chocolate. Lovely chocolate. Not too much hop. Good Ed5388 (3480) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2013
12oz can shared thanks to JohnGonk. Pours a thin black color with a small foamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, earthy hops, and grapefruit. Taste of weak roasted coffee, burnt toast, lemon rind, and grapefruit.
Brigadier (3680) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2013
12 ounce can (from brewery)
Finhead (1762) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Not having tried anything from Indeed I was curious after coming away with a six pack at the Great Taste of the Midwest. A solid black IPA has few flaws and makes me want to actively seek out a few more offerings the next time I find myself in Minnesota.
Aroma / Appearance - A fluid black base pours with a rich chocolately texture. Soft edges and minimal head give it nice contrast. Chocolate, earthy hops, and warmth permeate the air like a malty porter.
Flavor / Palate - Burnt caramel, chocolate, and muddy hops sweep across the tongue. Transitioning to a smooth finish the texture is refreshing without being harsh. I wish I could have tried a few at the festival now.
Deep black pour with a creamy, brown head. The aroma has roasted malt, pine, and some dark chocolate. It has a medium body with creamy texture and soft carbonation. The taste is mildly bitter with a very dry, roasted finish. maekchu (3911) - Hirakata, JAPAN - OCT 5, 2013
Can from Zipp’s in Minneapolis. Dark caramel roast, dark fruits, chocolate, and hop blend. Dark roast initial / carbonation and strong hopping take it up into a slightly harsh resinous attack / floats back down into pleasing bitter notes. Medium body. Interesting mouthfeel and flavor progression. Very tasty and unusual stuff. barn0216 (550) - California, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Can from a buddy. Very dark brown, not much foam. Hoppy aroma with some roast. Nicely balanced flavor: hops, roast, ash, coffee grounds. Solid beer. jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Sampled at brewery during RBSG. From notes. Coffee and citrus makes for a real winning combination. Diggin it.