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Black Raven V - Malt & Vine 5th Anniversary - Black Raven Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 9
Avg: 3.88
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Raven Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: HuskyinPDX on 06-10-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 9
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle opened up on 6.8.12.

A - Pours a nearly clear, but darker orange with an off-white fluffy head. Good retention.

S - Pretty piney, with some grassiness.

T - Sweet carmel, oranges and some pine in the finish.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Nice and well balanced. Carmel, citrus and pine, fine anytime in my book.

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3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had a pint of Malt and Vine V at the shop on 8/9/2012.

Appearance: M&V5 is a semi-foggy light orange with a thin white head.

Smell: The aroma is on the topical fruit and bright botanicals side of the IPA spectrum. There are very present notes of grapefruit, grass, citrus, pine, and caramel.

Taste: The taste closely follows the aroma. This beer is more malty than most DIPAs and the hop character is less overt than I thought it would be.

Mouthfeel: M&V5 is a light/medium bodied beer with slightly less carbonation than the average DIPA.

Overall: This is a solid DIPA but I definitely favor Black Raven's other offerings in the style--BeakTweaker, Trickster, and the outstanding Wisdom Seeker.

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Black Raven V - Malt & Vine 5th Anniversary from Black Raven Brewing Co.
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