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Blindfold Black IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Blindfold Black IPABlindfold Black IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

335 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 335
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 5
Gots: 29 | 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: rab53 on 03-08-2014)
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-12-2014 03:06:42 | More by WesM63
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3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked up this single 12oz brown bottle at the Jewel-Osco store in Glendale Heights, IL as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99, making this single bottle $1.67. No freshness date.

The beer poured a very dark brown color, but only produced a ½-finger of tan head that lasted a little over a minute. Lacing was decent.

The beer was more fruity smelling than anything else with a touch of roasted malt underneath.

This is really hoppy stuff. Big doses of pine and citrus hops dominate the bready malt and coffee flavors that are underneath.

Light bodied and very smooth despite the high carbonation.

It's an IPA, so it's supposed to be hoppy, but the dark color makes you think it would be sweet and malty as well, but it isn't. If you think you'd like a slightly coffee flavored. bitter, hoppy beer, then you'll like this. I did.

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12 oz bottle poured into a snifter

A- Very dark brown with a two finger light mocha head.

S- Citrus, roasted barely, char, piney hops.

T- Piney hops, roasted malts, some roasted coffee, hints of citrus.

M- Smooth, medium body.

O- A nice black IPA, enjoyable and easy to drink.

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Bottle (about 6 mos old) to DFH IPA glass, huge light mocha colored head, beer is a very dark brown.
Good amount of hoppyness and roasted malt in aroma and taste.
Creamy Mouthfeel smooth finish.
A real nice Black IPA Wouldn't mind seeing this in 6 packs.

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Blindfold Black IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.