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Peak Organic Hop Noir - Peak Organic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

312 Ratings
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Ratings: 312
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 15
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mcallister on 02-18-2011

Hop Noir is a delectable Black IPA, dripping with piney, aromatic Centennial hops. The malt base is dark and rich, anchored by organic black malt. This provides a strong foundation for the extravagant kettle hopping and dry-hopping that this beer experiences. Enjoy with a night-light.

98 IBU
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one of those that got me moving away from 40's a few years ago. hi-grav, flavorful, with rich suggestions of chocolatey biscuit behind a pleasantly bittering hop profile. I wonder what it would be like within a week of bottling - it can in some locations have a low turnover on the shelves.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bomber: this one pours a dark chocolate brown color. There was about a finger of a tan head on it that didn’t linger long. It has a surprisingly lighter nose. Malts, but not much sweetness at all. Perhaps a bit of chocolate roast and pine. It tastes OK, but I’m not sure why they call it a black IPA. Almost no bitterness to it. There is a good malt body, with some chocolate and roasted notes trying to peak thru but no real sweetness either. It needs a whole lot more hops to be in an IPA category. Let’s just call it a very good strong porter.

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Peak Organic Hop Noir from Peak Organic Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 312 ratings.