Komodo Dragon Fly Black IPA - Upland Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Komodo Dragon Fly Black IPAKomodo Dragon Fly Black IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

161 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 161
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.86%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 161 | Reviews: 59 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of fredmugs
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of bootsdomino
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of AlexChillton
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of BennyThon
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

Photo of DaveTomke
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of hilgart1
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of CaryBrew92
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of ChrisWashington
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Buttermilk
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of instinct2
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of WoodBrew
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.

Photo of thinwhiteduke
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of chanokokoro
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.

Photo of enelson
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of Gonzoillini
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of estevan1024
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of bmoney
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of dsauter
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of KYRed
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of WoodburyMN
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of MetricOcean
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of seanhug
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of juicebox
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Komodo Dragon Fly Black IPA from Upland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.