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Black IPA - Carolina Brewery

Black IPA
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very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.1%

Brewed by:
Carolina Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: tdm168 on 02-01-2013)
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North Carolina

3.91/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Bottlemixx

A - black with a huge, thick, dark brown head that has great retention

S - very hoppy aroma; piny and bitter with some faint chocolate

T - bitter, piny hops up front followed by a sweet, chocolaty maltiness with some faint roastiness throughout

M - medium to full bodied, well carbonated

This is a good offering from Carolina. It is intensely hoppy and bitter, but has an underlying, balancing sweetness. The malts could have been more roasty for my liking, but that's not to say they're bad. Though not perfect, this is a nice black IPA that is worth having again.

Serving type: on-tap

02-01-2013 01:49:31 | More by tdm168
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Black IPA from Carolina Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.