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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

162 Ratings
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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
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

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Beer added by: akorsak on 02-14-2010

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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.

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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.

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Komodo Dragon Fly Black IPA from Upland Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.