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Hop Strike Black IPA - Tommyknocker Brewery

Hop Strike Black IPAHop Strike Black IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

403 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 403
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.07%


Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kirkpjr on 06-04-2010)
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Poured into a pint glass. Body is black with a 1-finger tan colored head that leaves behind some decent lacing.

S: Roasty malts with some coffee coming thru along with sharp piney hops.

T: Interesting mix of flavors - coffee, some chocolate malt, earthy hops and piney hops, with a touch of rye spice. I like. Lingering piney bitterness comes across at the finish with a dry after taste.

M: Medium body on the tongue and mouth. Carbonation is moderate, with a good overall mouthfeel.

O: I liked it.

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I usually love black IPAs, but not this one.

This beer has an unpleasant smell. It tastes a bit better than it smells, but the taste is at once dry (the dry like it makes you thirsty dry) and oddly sweet. No hoppy burst like you hope to get out of an IPA.

Drinkable, but I would never reach for it again, and I'm glad I bought only a single bottle to check it out.

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Hop Strike Black IPA from Tommyknocker Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 403 ratings.