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Arch Nemesis - Six Row Brewing Company

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very good

18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Six Row Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bold and satisfying, this Imperial Black India Pale Ale is a dark and devouring brew made with a touch of darkly roasted malt to give it the distinctive ebony color. The rich malt base is then bombarded with bountiful amounts of American hops lending bitterness along with citrus flavor and aroma. Although tempting, be patient and let this Ale warm in the glass a little to really let the layers of flavor unfold.

(Beer added by: eagle7106 on 05-27-2014)
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Black in color and yet when held up to light you can still see through it slightly. A half inch thick layer of tightly packed beige foam rests on top. Brussels lacing. Aroma is mostly that of dark malt and chocolate. I guess I'm used to a stronger hop aroma with this style. The taste is initially dark malt and then a strong bitterness of primarily vegetal to piney hops. The mouth is creamy and moderately carbonated.

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Arch Nemesis from Six Row Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.