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Komodo Dragon Fly Black IPA - Upland Brewing Company

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Komodo Dragon Fly Black IPAKomodo Dragon Fly Black IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

154 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.86%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 02-14-2010)
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CaryBrew92

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

12-30-2013 19:52:35 | More by CaryBrew92
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ChrisWashington

Indiana

4/5  rDev +8.7%

12-30-2013 04:17:36 | More by ChrisWashington
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Buttermilk

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

12-29-2013 23:23:51 | More by Buttermilk
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instinct2

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

12-22-2013 20:46:08 | More by instinct2
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The Komodo Dragon is an ok attempt at a black ipa. The beer pours an opaque black with tan head that is leaving a lace. The scent is faint with a little bittering hop and slight espresso present. The taste is fairly well balanced and finishes slightly bitter. The roasted malt is more prevalent than any flavor of hop. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with smooth carbonation. Overall its ok...far cry from Stone's SSRA.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2013 02:46:09 | More by WoodBrew
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

12-15-2013 19:30:23 | More by thinwhiteduke
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chanokokoro

Illinois

3.81/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a unbranded nonic pint glass

Pours an opaque black, one of the "blackest" Black IPAs I've had; capped by light brown two finger fluffy head. Light roast, bakers chocolate, and hints of pine and citrus on the nose. Opens with robust roasted malt and semisweet chocolate notes which continue through the midpalate. Finishes with piney notes, a slight hint of citrus, and more bold roastiness. Light to light medium body, smooth, velvety mouthfeel with a touch of creaminess. Feels great on the palate. Really nice brew, will definitely visit again.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 20:16:44 | More by chanokokoro
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enelson

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

11-25-2013 17:31:50 | More by enelson
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

11-19-2013 23:53:31 | More by Gonzoillini
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estevan1024

Indiana

4/5  rDev +8.7%

10-16-2013 21:08:08 | More by estevan1024
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bmoney

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-11-2013 13:31:58 | More by bmoney
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dsauter

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

09-15-2013 22:56:52 | More by dsauter
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KYRed

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -18.5%

09-02-2013 22:09:06 | More by KYRed
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-08-2013 07:19:26 | More by WoodburyMN
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-01-2013 13:18:16 | More by Cynic-ale
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MetricOcean

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

07-31-2013 02:22:01 | More by MetricOcean
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seanhug

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-24-2013 04:00:01 | More by seanhug
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juicebox

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-19-2013 14:10:31 | More by juicebox
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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-15-2013 18:20:26 | More by asweet
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tesla92

Indiana

4/5  rDev +8.7%

06-16-2013 07:03:30 | More by tesla92
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-25-2013 05:10:02 | More by getstoked
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acknight

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

05-17-2013 02:24:27 | More by acknight
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Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.5%

05-01-2013 20:42:56 | More by BrianSherry
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psmith161

Indiana

4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-01-2013 07:28:38 | More by psmith161
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-01-2013 05:43:48 | More by spycow
Komodo Dragon Fly Black IPA from Upland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.