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Arcadia B-Craft Black IPA - Arcadia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

289 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 289
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 9
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: alleykatking on 07-27-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

_morandi_, Sep 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

JeffONeal, Sep 07, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -10.1%

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1 inch head. Smell is mild, roasted malts. Taste is roasted malts, some fruits, hops are present but subdued, easy drinking for the abv. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a little less hoppy than expected, but a pretty good beer.

tone77, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

cwd, Aug 26, 2014
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stadmo1, Aug 09, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Purchased 4-pack from local stop for $11. Hadn't tried or heard much chatter on this brew prior, though I am a big fan of their Loch Down offering.

A: Dark brown with tan foam around the perimeter. Much darker than expected for a bottle

S: Decadence. Malts, hops, deep rich fruits.

T: Sweetness from the malts, chocolate, and fruit. Tons of flavor all around. None of the hoppy bite that one expects from an IPA. More reminiscent of a scotch ale.

M: Smooth, silky. Some mild carbonation which adds to the character.

O: Love it. It claims to be a double IPA, but profiles better as a black ale.
As someone who truly enjoys malty scotch ales, this is the perfect double/black IPA.

Trent, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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Arcadia B-Craft Black IPA from Arcadia Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 289 ratings.