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Belgian-Style Black IPA Beer Camp #94 - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Belgian-Style Black IPA Beer Camp #94Belgian-Style Black IPA Beer Camp #94

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BA SCORE
86
very good

171 Ratings
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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TeamMathis on 10-06-2013)
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BryanCarey

Texas

4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark in color and with a tan- colored head of significant foam, this entry in the beer camp series has a fruity nose with elements that include dark fruit, citrus, wood, and roasted malt. It’s an interesting way to start the tasting experience and it certainly whets the appetite.

This beer has a complex flavor profile every bit and interesting as its appearance. The flavors of light coffee, roasted malt, and a dab of chocolate are certainly present and they are met with fruity components such as lemon, then finished off with spiciness. There is an almost menthol- like character to the flavor and it’s very unusual compared to other beer, including other Black IPA.

Black IPA are an interesting lot, but this one from Sierra Nevada is even more complex than the norm. The taste is a little unusual, but in a good way, and the complexity keeps you guessing. You keep trying to put your finger on more and more flavors with each passing sip and you continue to discover more flavors hidden in its back, murky depths.

This beer may not be around for long, so I suggest grabbing some bottles while you can. The unique and complex flavor profile is like few other beers I have tried. Give it a try and see for yourself.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 03:35:29 | More by BryanCarey
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Belgian-Style Black IPA Beer Camp #94 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.