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#7 Black IPA - 18th Street Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

45 Ratings
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 8.23%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
18th Street Brewery visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at Pipeworks Brewing Company in Chicago, IL.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-07-2013)
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hannydawg

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -31.4%

03-31-2013 04:16:45 | More by hannydawg
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Florida9

Illinois

3.09/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Dark black color, but still fairly light. Quite translucent. Forms a small lightly tan colored head. Little retention. Light lacing. Aroma is full on IPA, mostly citrus and citrus zest. Taste is...foul. What is that? Vegetables? Burnt something or other. Dark, burnt, toast. Astringent. Then, rye or coriander. Almost tastes like a burnt everything bagel: burnt coriander, burnt caraway, slightly salty and a touch of smoke. Mouth is medium, bitter, light astringent, medium carbonation. WTF is going is going on with this beer? Really odd and not at all enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 03:10:19 | More by Florida9
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.49/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled poured into FFF Teku,

A - Dark black with an off white head comprised of small bubbles. Leaves some good lacing while going down

S - Pine hops make up the main nose with hints of roasted coffee and slight chocolate,. I get some hints of beef jerky as well

T - Roasted malt, slight burnt caramel / tootsie roll up front. Then in the middle you get the slight bittering hop presence that gives it a slight grapefruit aspect. The finish is light roasty and smoke

M - Medium slightly thick body for the style. Roasted and light astringency in the finish. Leaves a slight residue on the finish

O - Decent black IPA that leaves a bit too much on the smoke for my taste. Reminds me a bit of a hopped up porter with the presence of the smoky / chocolate malt. Curious to see what else 18th has up their sleeve.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 00:14:56 | More by jeonseh
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

12-24-2013 05:53:50 | More by WoodBrew
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DooshBagalow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-09-2013 18:54:44 | More by DooshBagalow
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Americo's bottle. Great hoppy aroma. Very dark brown with a creamy head. Very roasty, with chocolate malt, and citrus hop finish. A touch of smoke. A story in roast, perhaps too much. All the elements of a good beer, but missing something to make it more drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 22:25:15 | More by Sammy
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-03-2013 02:15:11 | More by Gonzoillini
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oN3xM

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

05-07-2013 16:31:46 | More by oN3xM
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imperialking

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

05-10-2013 17:45:27 | More by imperialking
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Batch # 3.

Pours a clear dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, citrus zest, and tropical fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus and tropical fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is more focused on the hop aspects versus the roasty malt.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2013 03:53:18 | More by UCLABrewN84
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sgoro

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-27-2013 03:10:09 | More by sgoro
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DrewShalvoy

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-22-2013 14:30:34 | More by DrewShalvoy
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-06-2013 16:33:18 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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evoljetta

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-19-2013 21:55:24 | More by evoljetta
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jabo134

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-05-2013 02:21:29 | More by jabo134
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-01-2013 03:07:23 | More by spycow
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-12-2013 03:07:45 | More by NorthSideSean
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mvdillman

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-09-2014 22:54:57 | More by mvdillman
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durlta

Iowa

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-19-2013 02:25:58 | More by durlta
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BeerMeFitz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-30-2013 07:01:02 | More by BeerMeFitz
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ccozzi

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-26-2013 04:03:44 | More by ccozzi
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jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-20-2013 01:03:44 | More by jschott75
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Farnswurth

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

06-01-2013 02:19:31 | More by Farnswurth
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Ncpogs

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-13-2013 01:59:10 | More by Ncpogs
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Roger85

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-25-2013 13:18:57 | More by Roger85
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#7 Black IPA from 18th Street Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.