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Black Lightning 2xIPA - Core Brewing & Distilling Co.

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Black Lightning 2xIPA
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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 8.03%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Core Brewing & Distilling Co. visit their website
Arkansas, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: russpowell on 10-05-2013)
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.76/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours chestnut colored with 3 fingers of tan head despite a careful pour. Stellar lacing & good head retention

S: Roastyness & not much of it , carob notes as well

T: Roastyness & walnut up front, along with some chicory notes, plus baker's chocolate, pineyness & grapefruit up front. More grapefruit, pineyness & dryness as this warms, a touch of aspirin as well. Finishes with much grapefruit & pineyness, plus roasty notes

MF: Medium bodied with firm carbonation. Carbonation turns creamy as this warms, nice balance & a general warming sensation

Decent Casacadian ale with an imperial slant, doesn't quite turn the corner toward greatness, but drinkable enough. A little less astringency would've helped

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 22:11:31 | More by russpowell
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Arkansas

4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
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Doesn't have the strong floral presence of an IPA but the bitterness is notable without being extreme. Had it in both bottle and on tap and prefer it from the keg. The bottles I've had are slightly overcarbed but it pours perfect in the taproom. Not quite as balanced as Wookey Jack but still an excellent beer. I just heard they are moving it to a seasonal and that is disappointing.

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2014 23:30:14 | More by papagoat
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Black Lightning 2xIPA from Core Brewing & Distilling Co.
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