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Black IPA - Roosterfish Brewing Co.

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Black IPA
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BA SCORE
82
good

16 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Roosterfish Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HeightsEats on 03-21-2011)
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HeightsEats

Ohio

4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got this in a growler from Whole Foods. Appearance is jet black and aroma is reminiscent of a porter, mostly caramel / roasted malts and very little hops. The hops actually outweigh the malt in the flavor, though. There's a nice balance of light body, mild sweetness and distinct hop aftertaste that make for a very drinkable beer.

Serving type: growler

03-21-2011 23:25:16 | More by HeightsEats
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A: The beer is very dark brownish amber in color and close to being near black (traces of amber are visible near the edges of the glass). It has no visible carbonation and poured with a thin ring of tan bubbles on the surface around the edge of the glass.
S: There are aromas of roasted malts in the nose.
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