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Revival Double Black IPA - Revival Brewing Co.

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Revival Double Black IPARevival Double Black IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revival Brewing Co. visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Cascadian Dark Ale, otherwise know as our Double Black IPA, emerged stylistically from the Pacific North West. It has an IPA backbone with a "special blend" of choice roasted malts combined with a hard hitting matchup of hops, knocking this beer into a new weight class. Dry hopped and unfiltered for maximum flavor and punch. Enjoy it with a trainer!

85 IBU

(Beer added by: TheManiacalOne on 01-15-2012)
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smcnulty1981

Rhode Island

4.9/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: pours fairly viscous and black in color about 2 fingers of a khaki head which stuck around for awhile with a good ammount of lacing when held to the light shows that there are dark brown notes on the color of the beer

S: lots of resin on the nose but mostly a kind of dank and earthy smell coming from the hops ending with some chocolate malt character

T: very well balanced taste the the earthy bitterness of the hops blends well with the chocolate undertones of the malt again the taste is reminiscent of bittersweet chocolate

M: full bodied very creamy mouthfeel very easy to drink very light carbonation like most darker beers should be

O: drinks well may be the best of example of a black ipa that I have had even more than the west coast black ipa's including Firestone walker I always felt that the fruity west coast style ipa's didn't fit well with the dark malts but this beer strikes that perfect balance which proves tha east coast style ipa's fit with these malts better so overall the earthy hops and the chocolate malts great a great blend go and get some of this

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 05:15:49 | More by smcnulty1981
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S: My first sense was stale coffee or coffee grounds. As it warmed, I got more dark chocolate.

T: Bittersweet chocolate up front; then coffee, leading to a moderately bitter finish; the roasted malts really come through

M: a little thin for a double, IMHO. Hides the ABV very well. Moderate carbonation.

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Revival Double Black IPA from Revival Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.