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Sanitas Black IPA - Sanitas Brewing Company

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Sanitas Black IPA
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BA SCORE
86
very good

20 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sanitas Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A dark India Pale Ale packed with dank, resinous hops. The addition of de-bittered black malt creates a captivating dark color while crystal malt adds caramel-like flavors. Our flagship Black IPA delivers a sharp uppercut of citrusy, piney hop character with a subtle roast note in the finish. This beer is brewed entirely with organic malts.

IBUs: 65

(Beer added by: Jason on 09-30-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 20 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by admiral:
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admiral

Australia

4.43/5  rDev +13.3%

Awesome beer - full of flavour, rich and fruity.

aroma: strong fruity cocoa with vanilla and orange

taste: orange, pine, grapefruit, cocoa, dark chocolate, orange marmalade and peel with slight vanilla bean and a hint of tropical fruit. Similar to a strong fruit cocoa punch - delicious!

thoroughly enjoyed this beer!

05-26-2014 12:19:28 | More by admiral
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Todd

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

10-10-2013 13:49:11 | More by Todd
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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nicholsbrewing

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3.84/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured from a can into standard pint glass.

A- Dark brown pour with red highlights when held to the light. Dark creme head. Brown porter in appearance but the body looks a little less full.

S- Coffee beans, chocolate, herbs, fresh spruce, slightly mineral. Hops and malts definitely present.

T- Bitter chocolate hits the palate first, followed by sweet citrus and pine needles. Slightly resinous with little booze present. Subtle but lingering roast in the finish.

M- Medium with a smooth finish and moderate carbonation.

O- This is a good representation of a tough style. I typically don't love black ipa's, but they did a nice job of having both roast and hop notes present without being a porter or an ipa. Will enjoy again.

Pro-tip: this would make a great winter sipper

11-18-2013 22:52:29 | More by nicholsbrewing
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +27.9%

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ArrogantB

Colorado

3.58/5  rDev -8.4%

12oz can from a mixed sixer picked up in Boulder, didn't make it to the brewery. Black color, decent head, looks like a stout or dark porter. Aroma is mostly roasted malt with hints if citrus. Flavor is very much like a hoppy porter with the malts taking the forefront and a hoppy citrus flavor floating in the background. Overall, not a bad beer at all.

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Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Colorado

3.89/5  rDev -0.5%

First review on BA. Just picked up a six pack of this recent canning from the new Sanitas Brewery at Hazel's in Boulder, CO. After having visited the brewery a few weeks back, I was prepped with the knowledge of this soon to be canned delight.

This dark and full-bodied IPA is hoppy (bitter), piney, and resinous (with a malty and brown ale undertone). Smooth and almost silky towards the end, this new and winter-ready brew will serve well this season.

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Sanitas Black IPA from Sanitas Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.