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Blakkr - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

653 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 653
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.98%
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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TCMike

Minnesota

4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

It produced a 3 finger beige head. Left nice lacing. Beer color is an ultra deep brown, so at first glance it looks black.

The aroma is of mainly citrus hops, with a hint of pine, caramel, and pepper. Very nice!

The taste is similar but with the malts coming forward more. Light lingering bitterness. Slight bit of noticable alcohol on the end. Sticky/upper medium mouth-feel. Medium carbonation.

Very tasty. Can't go wrong with Surly, or 3 Floyd's stuff. Sorry, but never had anything from the 3rd collaberator, Real Ale Brewing.

Serving type: can

03-11-2014 21:39:26 | More by TCMike
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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.

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Blakkr from Surly Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 653 ratings.