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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

569 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 569
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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Jimmys

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3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle into pint. I think the date coding is saying 030414. I assume that's a bottled on date...?

A: dark brown brew, but certainly not black. big time frothy head.

S: highly American hop heavy aroma. that piney, slightly ganj-like aroma. a little bit of roast/coffee aroma as well, but it is well hid behind the hops, the way it should be in an American black ale.

T: good hop flavor. a lot of pine. a hop bitterness mashes up with the roasted flavor towards the finish. a hefty char on this one. lingering roasty bitterness.

M: carb is pretty mellow. not too mellow. rich body. medium.

D: I wouldn't mind a touch more hops on this one, but otherwise I don't have too much to complain about here. a well made beer from a brewery that doesn't fuck up.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2014 01:36:54 | More by Jimmys
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Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 569 ratings.