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Blakkr - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

654 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 654
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.75%
Wants: 44
Gots: 67 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Surly Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.99% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This double black as night IPA is too massive for just one brewery's efforts. BLAKKR took the trinity of Real Ale Brewing Co, Surly Brewing Co, & Three Floyds Brewing Co, to actualize this crushing ale. Cheers.

This is the 16oz canned Surly version.

(Beer added by: Buebie on 02-26-2014)
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours viscous thick black in color with a good 2 finger head that has good retention.

Smell is a nice mix of hop and malt forward. Hops come slightly first and more potent. Big herbal hop aroma covers a milder fruity hop aroma. Malt has notes of char and some lighter chocolate and coffee.

Taste follows the nose. Big herbal hops hit the palate first with a mild bitterness that is followed by a big charred slightly smokey malt flavor and bitterness. Finish is intensely bitter, maybe a little to much for my liking.

Mouthfeel is good. Super thick body is cut with mild carbonation. Lots of sticky hop oils and resin along with an aggressive bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 01:23:39 | More by Fcolle2
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Appearance:
Pitch black body allows no light to pass through. A thick, light brown head with great retention and lacing.

Aroma:
This is a potent black ale, and I love it! More pine and tropical fruit than any other beer I've had to date. Very fresh aroma - clean and earthy. A hint of roasted malt and cola.

Taste:
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Blakkr from Surly Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 654 ratings.