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Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPASierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

568 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 568
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 3
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaltonC on 02-23-2014)
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.26/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada imperial pint.
6.8% ABV

A - Slivers of dark brown clarity barely show through this dark beer that's accentuated by heavy sheets of lace left on the pint from the billowing khaki foam cap.

S - Roasted malts suggest nuances of cocoa-rolled coffee beans while American hops offer notes of pine needle pulled from sticky sap for an interesting combination that works well!

T - Bitter baker's chocolate and cold espresso load the dark malts onto the tongue without hesitation while piny, earthy hops follow through with sharp bitterness that prickles the tongue.

M - Smooth and medium bodied, Blindfold is deceiving for it's dark color as is the sharp, dry bitterness from the hops, though that can be inferred from the IPA label.

O - From the original masters of the hop comes this late black IPA bloomer, Blindfold. As with the majority of Sierra Nevada's beers, it's hoppy; it's also very well done. The hop bite and flavor adds a unique twist to the chocolaty, coffee roasted malt profile that lingers on the tongue.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2014 21:53:54 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 568 ratings.