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Sobek & Set - Finch's Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

86 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 86
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Finch's Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 06-20-2013)
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linnymtu

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-09-2014 21:58:12 | More by linnymtu
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-29-2014 04:08:15 | More by ToddGingerich
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sonofliberty2

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-20-2014 23:52:09 | More by sonofliberty2
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Brutaltruth

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Somewhat a surprise here. Opaque as a good stout with a HUGE tan head and tons of tan lacing. Nose of chocolate, coffee, spicy hops, and deep roasted malts. Taste is up front bittering hops with sweet malts to the sides. Coffee and bitter bakers chocolate comes through on the back. Highly carbonated mouthfeel makes it tingly to the hop flavor. Beefy for a black IPA. Excellent. Have had few Finch's brews I dislike, and for not being a hop head either I am changing or they just do it right. Cheers!

Serving type: can

07-19-2014 22:04:11 | More by Brutaltruth
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MattSharpless

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-17-2014 17:53:21 | More by MattSharpless
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Roze

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-13-2014 19:57:32 | More by Roze
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-07-2014 19:04:49 | More by Kmlund
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CurtisLoew

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

07-05-2014 01:15:15 | More by CurtisLoew
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Stephenboyter

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-24-2014 23:41:55 | More by Stephenboyter
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-24-2014 16:01:16 | More by Davepoolesque
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Williaar

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-18-2014 23:56:28 | More by Williaar
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jwerner23

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-14-2014 14:12:06 | More by jwerner23
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-14-2014 03:20:18 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-12-2014 13:55:29 | More by TEdubbaD
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brureview

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured an opaque dark coffee brown color with a 4F head in a Spiegalgau glass.

Aroma: fruit, nutty.

Mouth feel: medium carbonation. Transitions well into the taste.

The taste is excellent: balanced fruit, nutty with a well rounded roasted malt finish.

Overall: my new favorite Black IPA- well balanced, easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 01:08:58 | More by brureview
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-30-2014 12:32:37 | More by Localdrinklax
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neckbracesub

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-29-2014 22:34:58 | More by neckbracesub
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Johnny_Duck

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-28-2014 22:35:13 | More by Johnny_Duck
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Mdog

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Black, good head.

Smell: Citrus rind, roasted malts.

Taste: Solid roasted malt flavor. Balanced out by some pretty bitter citrus hop. Coffee shows up in the finish, even more as it warms up.

Overall: I'm not a big black IPA fan, I didn't notice the "black" on the can until I got it back to the hotel. Was very pleasantly surprised though, plenty of roasted malt and coffee flavor that are complemented by the citrus hops instead of clashing. Kind of a hopped-up porter instead of an IPA with some roasted malts thrown in.

Serving type: can

05-25-2014 19:50:12 | More by Mdog
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11%

05-25-2014 13:36:55 | More by bigeyedfish89
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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RocketCityVol

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-19-2014 02:14:12 | More by RocketCityVol
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ttylicki

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-18-2014 23:14:38 | More by ttylicki
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SplitsAtoms

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

05-13-2014 23:56:46 | More by SplitsAtoms
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-12-2014 16:27:27 | More by EgadBananas
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Sobek & Set from Finch's Beer Co.
86 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.