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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

688 Ratings
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Ratings: 688
Reviews: 127
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: 688 | Reviews: 127 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Esmitab
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
Photo of dorne29
2.12/5  rDev -44.8%

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

jtnord, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of metalbassist1993
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

metalbassist1993, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of bigox420
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

bigox420, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Ryanpro
3.92/5  rDev +2.1%

Ryanpro, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Neptune
4.08/5  rDev +6.3%

Neptune, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of goochpunch
4.7/5  rDev +22.4%

Pours out pitch black. Light off-white head. Head is very frothy and sticks around a good, long while. Smells of roasted, chocolatey malt and citrus/pine hops. Flavor starts off like a stout with chocolate and coffee. The hops don't take too long to kick in with oily citrus and pine needles. Heavy bitterness that lingers. Stout character returns in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel has a thickness brought on by a carbonation. It is very active on the tongue. Awesome example of a black IPA. Wish this were in 6 packs.

goochpunch, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of daave1
3.44/5  rDev -10.4%

daave1, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Tigre
2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

Tigre, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of willsonmungo
4.68/5  rDev +21.9%

willsonmungo, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of myuncle
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

myuncle, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of Retroman40
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%

Pours a beautiful dark amber color with a rich creamy head. Floral hops dominate the smell but the flavor is a great balance between hops, malt and some coffee in the finish. The carbonation and mouth feel as superb. Overall a great beer.

Retroman40, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of BcOneSeven
3.28/5  rDev -14.6%

BcOneSeven, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Nichols33, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of Moses13
3.6/5  rDev -6.3%

Moses13, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of MissBaker
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

MissBaker, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of mavrick
4.28/5  rDev +11.5%

mavrick, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of DennisDullea
3.84/5  rDev 0%

DennisDullea, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of SLewis
4/5  rDev +4.2%

SLewis, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of ejohnson78
3.6/5  rDev -6.3%

ejohnson78, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of malfunxion
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

malfunxion, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of ChipMurray
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

ChipMurray, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of mendvicdog
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

mendvicdog, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of schickp1
1.08/5  rDev -71.9%

schickp1, Aug 20, 2014
Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 688 ratings.