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Black Moon IPA - Rock Art Brewery

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Black Moon IPABlack Moon IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

125 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 36
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Art Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AlexJ on 10-03-2010)
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Reviews by PicoPapa:
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber. Pours a black/dark brown with a thin tan frothy head. Aroma is of citrus and piney hops. Maybe a hint of chocolate but the hop aroma dominates, and I'm not complaining. Taste is more of the mix of the pine and citrus hop flavors but a bit more chocolate this time. Some roasted malt and burnt coffee flavors. Bitter orange peel aftertaste. Heavy mouthfeel. This beer has less drinkability than most others I've had of this style but is still damn good. The 10%ABV is hidden well. Overall this is a very fine Black IPA and I will absolutely look for it again.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2011 04:34:16 | More by PicoPapa
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bobv

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-10-2014 03:48:07 | More by bobv
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Resuin

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-29-2014 21:42:32 | More by Resuin
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Hopyard57

New York

3.5/5  rDev -14%

05-26-2014 01:13:55 | More by Hopyard57
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smanson56

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

05-17-2014 11:40:16 | More by smanson56
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OnryAndMean

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.7%

05-05-2014 22:58:41 | More by OnryAndMean
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ericalexander

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

04-07-2014 01:00:13 | More by ericalexander
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-21-2014 21:51:20 | More by Molson2000
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Dirtinabottle

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

02-23-2014 02:50:47 | More by Dirtinabottle
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KenC

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

02-21-2014 23:42:43 | More by KenC
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TroyS62

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

01-11-2014 23:43:50 | More by TroyS62
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DrunkinYogi

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

12-21-2013 15:04:48 | More by DrunkinYogi
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SpasmWaiter

Vermont

4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I gotta say, I like this beer WAY more than I thought I might. The big 10% ABV is masked beautifully and the hops come through very well without leaving too much bitterness. Overall this is such a smooth BDIPA. Only problem with this beer is that the brewing period is too short.

Serving type: on-tap

09-28-2013 02:23:29 | More by SpasmWaiter
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80x2HopHead

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.7%

09-16-2013 16:49:57 | More by 80x2HopHead
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mjforres

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-09-2013 00:44:27 | More by mjforres
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Rheaume17

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-31-2013 00:49:25 | More by Rheaume17
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-23-2013 00:02:28 | More by Sammy
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DmanGTR

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-20-2013 18:52:29 | More by DmanGTR
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -14%

07-12-2013 19:46:31 | More by doremite
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LoveStout

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-06-2013 21:02:50 | More by LoveStout
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle purchased as a single from somewhere in the Middlebury/Burlington area.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 1" dark tan head over the barely translucent dark reddish brown brew. Head collapses slowly, settling at a strong 1/2" and holding, with leggy lasting lace. Aroma is miminal.

Taste has a peek of sweet to start, an undercurrent of slightly acrid bitterness from stem to stern, a shot of dark fruit in the middle, and a cream yet more bitter close. Mouthfeel is pretty smooth, and drinkability is good. Never would have guessed this brew is 10%abv.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 23:18:11 | More by ppoitras
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-10-2013 23:19:59 | More by BKBassist
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stella77artois

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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tnbeatty

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Black Moon IPA from Rock Art Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.