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Blakkr - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

660 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 660
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.98%
Wants: 45
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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Reviews by nickapalooza86:
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nickapalooza86

Wisconsin

4.56/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a black (surprise surprise) finger of deep tan head, nice lacing

Smell is, if you have had abrasive you know where the hop side of this is at, grapefruit, pine, orange, pineapple... Now the malt cocoa, coffee, black licorice, toffee, herbal note

Taste is heavy roasted malt, cocoa, pine, grapefruit, pineapple, kiwi, caramel, finishes with a bittering citrus

mouthfeel is nice and full, nice finish not to roasty or dry, great balance

Good beer, great cross between a Imperial Stout an a DIPA, one of the better ones I have had that is for sure.

Serving type: can

05-09-2014 20:30:51 | More by nickapalooza86
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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:
This hop forward beer packs a punch. Plenty of earthy pine notes and some and a bit of grapefruit and tangerine. A malty backbone, rich with bittersweet cocoa and roasted coffee. Has an interesting sweet flavor on the finish and it clashes a bit with the booziness of this brew. However, it's still highly enjoyable.

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Blakkr from Surly Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 660 ratings.