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There Will Be Black (Brewmaster's Reserve Winter 2012) - Brooklyn Brewery

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There Will Be Black (Brewmaster's Reserve Winter 2012)
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BA SCORE
86
very good

131 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 5
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: nitro0292 on 11-25-2012)
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dllman25

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

03-07-2013 18:49:06 | More by dllman25
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-02-2013 07:44:38 | More by RblWthACoz
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JJStorm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-02-2013 00:23:05 | More by JJStorm
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-01-2013 17:22:57 | More by Jason
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DStoked

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.9%

02-26-2013 21:17:11 | More by DStoked
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pheelingIt

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

02-24-2013 06:34:18 | More by pheelingIt
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-21-2013 17:17:52 | More by DrinkSlurm
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-18-2013 19:48:42 | More by ChaseTheAce
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bentonquest

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-18-2013 19:18:50 | More by bentonquest
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Profchaos20

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

02-15-2013 23:41:14 | More by Profchaos20
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DanH83

New York

3/5  rDev -21.9%

02-15-2013 16:40:59 | More by DanH83
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

02-12-2013 21:13:24 | More by Daniellobo
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rangerred

Tennessee

2.99/5  rDev -22.1%

Had on tap.

Appearance is pitch black with just a smallish tan head. Not very good head retention and just a little bit of lacing.

Aroma has a good deal of yeast esters witch seems a little out of place. There is pine coming through as well but not enough to keep the banana at bay.

Some light roast in the flavor along with a little bit of caramel. Piny hops shine through but that annoying yeast presence is still there. Mild bitterness with too much sweetness for the style IMO.

Overall, not a good example of an American Black Ale. If the yeast was dialed back this would score a few points higher but there are many better examples out there.

02-11-2013 20:44:37 | More by rangerred
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ejh06752

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

02-10-2013 07:30:29 | More by ejh06752
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M27

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

02-10-2013 02:15:39 | More by M27
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-07-2013 01:19:34 | More by KevinGordon
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-06-2013 04:11:52 | More by BugTownPub
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Squidly

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-05-2013 17:55:10 | More by Squidly
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tastymug

Washington

3/5  rDev -21.9%

02-04-2013 01:15:07 | More by tastymug
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metter98

New York

3.83/5  rDev -0.3%

On-tap at Brass Rail, Hoboken, NJ

A: The beer is near black in color. It poured with a finger and a half high tan head that slowly died down but never completely faded away and left lots of lacing on the glass.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of chocolate and dark roasted malts in the nose.
T: The taste has some flavors of roasted malts and a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and slightly crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is well balanced between the malts and hops and is very easy to drink bit makes for a good accompaniment to food.

02-03-2013 19:49:35 | More by metter98
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Danobold

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-02-2013 07:49:37 | More by Danobold
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wceaton

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-31-2013 21:13:59 | More by wceaton
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev +3.6%

On tap at New York Pizza. Pours a pitch black color with a 1/4inch of tan head. Tons of lacing. Aroma is chocolatey with citrus hops and roasted malts. The taste is smokey malts upfront followed by some dark chocolate and bitter orange peel. Juicy fruit finish. Insanely drinkable. Well balanced brew. Not very hoppy, but there is a nice hop presence. Just like Brooklyn Blast I am hoping this one gets bottled eventually. Overall, real good Black IPA that I hope I get to try again.

01-29-2013 16:16:29 | More by PicoPapa
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Maseitz

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-26-2013 22:00:11 | More by Maseitz
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dasunder

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-26-2013 21:26:57 | More by dasunder
There Will Be Black (Brewmaster's Reserve Winter 2012) from Brooklyn Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.