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Arcadia B-Craft Black IPA - Arcadia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

289 Ratings
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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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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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%

zestar, Aug 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

boonejag75, Aug 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Arch578, Jul 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

bsideone, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

nate-henry, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

snansel, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Daniellobo, Jun 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Doublicious, Jun 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

dunlap926, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

dpvatty, Jun 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

wrightst, Jun 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Latarnik, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

jtransel, May 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

deereless, May 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

bschinelli, May 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

mrfrancis, May 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

stogirelli, May 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

PhilMiller, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

rxthree, May 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Dshep1340, Apr 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

kybeerdrinker, Apr 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

mvanwoerm, Apr 17, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Pitch black with some mocha head and some spotty lacing.

S - Fruity, malty, faint hops, cherries.

T - Malt forward, chocolate, warming alcohol, raisins, cherries, finishes with a snap of hops. Dry aftertaste.

O - Heavy hitting Black IPA - a nice offering from Arcadia.

andrewjraab, Apr 11, 2014
Arcadia B-Craft Black IPA from Arcadia Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 289 ratings.