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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

685 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 685
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 84 | FT: 1
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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Ratings: 685 | Reviews: 126 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Pale_Horse, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of dll025
3.92/5  rDev +2.1%

dll025, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of mjurney
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Appearance:
Black color with ruby red highlights. Thick beige head.

Aroma:
Piney, resiny, spicy, some dark roasted malts and dark chocolate.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Hop bitterness up front, piney, resiny, herbal, leafy, a little citrusy. Dark roasted malts, burnt caramel, dark bitter chocolate, black licorice. Finish is sharp, bitter, pretty crisp. Medium bodied, sticky, a little oily, dry, very smooth.

Overall:
It's a superb Black IPA.

mjurney, Sep 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Rick778, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Brams17, Sep 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Good Black Ipa

jdixon302, Sep 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

falconxman, Sep 16, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1%

MichaelPiazza, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

jharris0624, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

pieface22, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

ninaturner, Sep 13, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -3.6%

sdm9465, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

BrewCaveDweller, Sep 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Troublebar, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

WoostaBia, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

valkyre65, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of CrazyDavros
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Pours black with a large, lasting off-white head.
Nose shows soft clean roast, piny hops, liquorice and spicy notes.
Roasty flavours with a fair bit of supporting piny, spicy and grapefruit hop notes. Actually quite drinkable with a little sweet malt underneath.
Carbonation is just a little high.

CrazyDavros, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Cramerican, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

PaleAleWalt, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

blastoderm55, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Blacker than your X-wife's soul. More bitter than her heart. Sorta like drinking the spirit of your enemy in existential dominance. Charted malty notes up front like the sacrificial BBQ you burned her voodoo doll on. Finishes with the bitterness of vengeance all consuming. Violent yet, intriguingly addictive. Superb offering from a world class brewery.

Bubbawilly88, Sep 07, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -17.7%

slipperysoup, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Pours black like a stout, with good head retention cream in color. Aroma is pleasant with citrus, pine, roasted malt, and earth notes. Mouth feel is balanced and nice chocolate coffee after taste.

Esmitab, Sep 05, 2014
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2.12/5  rDev -44.8%

dorne29, Sep 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

jtnord, Sep 02, 2014
Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 685 ratings.