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Brewed By: Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Average Rating:

Number of Ratings: 533

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA (DIPA / IIPA)

Brewed In: 2072 Stoneman Circle Lakewood, NY 14750, USA

ABV: 9%

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Tasting Notes

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Rollingwood profile pictureRollingwood - December 22, 2014
Pleasant fusion of dark malts and the traditional elements of an IPA. Aspects of a Bock here.
delesh profile picturedelesh - October 26, 2014
It will wake you up! Strong aftertaste.
BigSeags profile pictureBigSeags - February 14, 2014
Decent beer. First black ale I've had and it's good. Little bit of an after taste but smooth with a good body
vbugara profile picturevbugara - January 27, 2014
Great black ipa love it
balbrew13 profile picturebalbrew13 - September 16, 2013
A middle of the round black ipa. Doesn't have the fullness that I would like nor the hop flavor you might expect. The dark malts miss the mark profile - September 6, 2013
Kinda dark might be good for fall
waggy profile picturewaggy - August 30, 2013
Bitter hops followed by dark maltiness. Very full, delicious head. Light mouthfeel, wouldn't mind something thicker (my only complaint). Nice balanced aftertaste of hops and malt. Pretty lacing. Really good overall.
mrblh profile picturemrblh - August 18, 2013
Bold and black...
DaveyBoySwagg profile pictureDaveyBoySwagg - August 17, 2013
Pours black but not opaquely so from the bottle into a Dogfish Head IPA glass. A tight thin off white head forms. Good carbonation. Smell: a mix of roasted malts, alcohol, and herbal and grapefruit hops. Taste: much of the same, with a thick, satisfying mouthfeel that drinks more like an imperial stout than an imperial IPA with a roasty, malty finish. In that respect, this beer may be somewhat out of "style", but considering Black IPA/CDAs do not have their own category in the BJCP, I can let if slide. Overall: I really really like this beer for its mouthfeel, but the hops seem too dialed down. Needs more noticeable hop aromas and flavors rather than trying to blend them with the beers other flavor elements (malt, alcohol, etc.) profile - August 12, 2013
This IS a great tasting dark IPA. The hint of chocolate come late but it is very nice. Smooth and well balanced
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