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Blackball Belgian IPA - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

60 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%


Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: crvcac on 03-04-2011)
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hoptrip619

California

4.43/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked up an $8 growler fill from their downtown brewery yesterday.

A- Poured a bright golden bronze with a sticky off white head.

S - Very floral aroma with some tangerine, melon, and bubblegum coming through .

T- Very fruity upfront with tropical notes, orange, and cantaloupe. An assertive hop bitterness combines with peppery Belgian spice towards the middle, lingering into a dry finish.

D - I enjoyed this quite a bit. I love the level of complexity and appreciate the balance. I'll definitely be picking up some more next Friday.

Serving type: growler

04-02-2011 18:44:01 | More by hoptrip619
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GernBlanstonInLove

California

4.99/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very good beer with a powerful punch. Not just any IPA. I had it on tap at a Karl Strauss brewery. They will occasionally feature it as brewers choice. The nice thing about actually going to the brewery is you can try anything on tap. Plus the food is good.

Serving type: on-tap

07-28-2013 22:45:35 | More by GernBlanstonInLove
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Blackball Belgian IPA from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.