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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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Roguer

Connecticut

3.86/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Dark, dark brownish black brew. Pours a nice, slightly fizzy, tan head. Retention is very good. Decent lacing.

A bit of a "wet dog" earthy hop aroma, as well as slight grapefruit and floral notes. Chocolate malts balance the rest out. Hint of coffee. Surprisingly subdued aroma.

Huge, full flavor, heavy on chocolate malts, finishing up nice and roasted. Very slight grapefruit citrus hops, but very bitter overall. Resin and earthy hops. Citrus peel on the back-end. Hoppier as you go.

Creamy and full mouthfeel. Slightly dry finish with staying power. Very drinkable.

Wow, this really comes across more like a hoppy stout, a la Storm King. The hops are definitely secondary to the malts. It is a very hoppy beer, but the hops aren't presented as the most important flavor component here.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 18:51:24 | More by Roguer
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Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 568 ratings.