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35th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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35th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA35th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

133 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 4
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-28-2014)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

hollywood_15063, Jul 04, 2014
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2.9/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

On tap at the Barrel Republic.

Appearance: Dark, clear red-brown with a very large, creamy tan head that leaves a coat of lacing.

Aroma: Surprisingly vegetative (squash) aspect.

Flavor: better than the aroma suggests, and hoppy, but still not real good.

Feel: Medium+ body with medium-high but soft carbonation. Smooth.

O: Poor beer or quality control issue?

chinchill, Jul 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +22%

EnojysAnyBeer, Jun 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

CheapBeerBuzz, Jun 27, 2014
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Pearlstreetbrewingco, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Mikeluzzjr, Jun 26, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Super black in color, no transparency at all, a nice finger of tan head at the top that leaves a tiny bit of lacing around the glass as you drink it.

S: Some chocolate and earthyness right off the bat, with a hint of alcohol and roasted malts on the tail end.

T: The malts and chocolate are right up front, some earthyness and the hops give it a nice kick and spice to the beer.

M: Watery, not to much carbonation, and slight stickyness.

O: Not a terrible beer, but not one that I will have again, just not very well balanced and not to much great taste, easy drinker.

thedoubler55, Jun 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Tairy1Greene, Jun 22, 2014
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whatname, Jun 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

DrFunkenstein, Jun 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Oakenator, Jun 20, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -39%

Baab200, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

dmorgan310, Jun 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Thahdric, Jun 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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vfgccp, Jun 13, 2014
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terence, Jun 12, 2014
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3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked this at Goebels in Wichita...

Pours a crimson hued mahogany with a thumb of tan head. Insane lacing & head retention

S: Roastyness. dark fruit, but fades quickly

T: Roastyness, some figgyness, & booze up front, a little charred grain & baker's chocolate up front. Slight raisin & dark chocolate notes, some roastyness, some coffee notes as well once warm, also a little bit of carob & coffee. Finishes roasty with a little bit of charred grain & carob & boozeyness

MF: Medium bodied, fairly vigorous carbonation; carbonation smooths out as this warms . Warming with nice balance

I like this, a good take on the style, drank easy

russpowell, Jun 10, 2014
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Snow81, Jun 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

csustar001, Jun 02, 2014
35th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
83 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.