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Twisted Pine Hoppy Knight India Black Ale - Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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59 Ratings
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Ratings: 59
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 9.54%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ffejherb on 08-23-2010)
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pours out an opaque reddish tinged brown colour with an gigantic dark tan head which has some serious retention and lace. a smoky, resiny, perfume aroma provides a treat for the nose. the taste profile leans heavily on the dark roasted malts. chewy nougat and caramel, with some cocoa and iced coffee notes. i can swear i can detect lactic. the hopping is splendid. just the right amount of tea like juiciness makes for a great balance, while bittering is confined to just a kiss on the back end. i'm really digging the balance and juiciness of this one. medium bodied, with a juicy mouthfeel...no coarseness and tongue numbing bitterness. excellent drinkability with just a hint of the ABV.

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Twisted Pine Hoppy Knight India Black Ale from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.