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Blakkr - Surly Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

783 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 783
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.75%
Wants: 54
Gots: 90 | FT: 4
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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Photo of communionofthesaints
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Canned: March '14
Opened: September '14
Found this sitting on the shelf in Minnesota, had to give it a shot despite its age.

Poured into IPA glass.
A: very black but thinner than a typical stout with a healthy khaki head.
S: Black malts, charred wood, a little chocolate and coffee
T: Interesting hop profile with black malts; somewhat citrusy. Citrus with coffee/black/roasty malt makes for an interesting experience. It's like the tongue doesn't know how to feel about it.
M: This beer captures what I love about black ipas, the richness and roastiness of black malt with the aggressive hop bitterness that quenches the hop appetite.
O: Fantastic beer and a great example of the style.

communionofthesaints, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

sharpski, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

Mordhaus, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Kevincredible, Sep 03, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -4.3%

pours black as night, with a thick, surprisingly light colored, thick head. Despite the dark color the beer is not exactly opaque. The beer has malty flavors of coffee and burned sugar, as well as crisp hoppy flavors of pine and mild citrus peel. A complex and satisfying beer, if i had access to it i would buy it every now and then fore sure.

SteveB24, Sep 02, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -16.8%

leaversuch, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

tom10101, Aug 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.12/5  rDev -26.2%

3putt, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

I believe this is the first black IPA I have had. It was interesting. It had a nice hoppy flavor and aroma but with a maltier backbone than I am used to in a traditional pale ale.

mjpolzin, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Blakkr from Surly Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 783 ratings.