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Taps Black IPA - Taps Brewing Co. Inc.

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Taps Black IPA
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 0.79%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Taps Brewing Co. Inc. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: Mit on 01-25-2013)
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Reviews by hopsolutely:
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3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From notes taken at the Taps brewpub last night, where this pint (and subsequent pitchers) were served far too cold. A decent Ontario black IPA and as it was just released on Monday, a very pleasant surprise for this Taps visit.

Pours a clear near-black, with auburn highlights at the edges of the glass when held up to light. Lovely aroma of roasted dark malts, which are also prevalent in the taste. Well balanced with a decent body and a delightful hop bitterness in the finish. Chocolate and coffee plus roasted and toasted elements add a nice complexity to the taste.

A very nice addition to the Taps line-up.

hopsolutely, Jan 27, 2013
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3.84/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This style of beer is relatively new to me...

a-pours a black colour typical of a porter/stout, very slight amount of light allowed through the glass. Mocha coloured head...lasting for a while.

s-dark roasted malts...coffee....dark fruit....like prune or raison....hoppy citrus in the background...

t-Coffee...dark chocolates dominate the palate....any sweetness remained in the bouquet...nice hoppy finish...

m-Thicker....like a stout....very nice.

o-Quite good....I'll be getting this again.

Mit, Jan 25, 2013
Taps Black IPA from Taps Brewing Co. Inc.
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