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Schlafly Black IPA - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Schlafly Black IPA
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Reviews: 7
Hads: 72
Avg: 3.84
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Black Ale | 7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: barczar on 10-17-2012

Our Black IPA combines the roasted malt flavors of porters and stouts with the bright hoppiness of the American IPA. The brew is dry hopped for additional flavor and aroma, without adding unnecessary bitterness.

According to brewer legend, Black IPA’s were first brewed in Vermont in the mid-1990’s. Like many modern American beer styles, this beer combines the traditions of classic European brews with the newer tradition of the American hop profile. The Brewers Association legitimized the style in 2010, when it was added to the Great American Beer Festival guidelines for the first time.

50 IBU
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Had on tap at Max's (from notes on 6/21/13)

A: Pitch black with minimal head and ok lacing.

S: Nice spice flavor like most black IPAs

T: Nice burnt rye flavor. Dark profile with the hops. No real pine or citrus to note due to the strong spice flavoring, but a bit smoky.

M: A decent bit of carbonation with nice bubbles and crispness towards the end.

O: A strong offering and a good black IPA. Nice stuff.

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Poured from the tap a deep dark black with a thin mocha head.

Aroma of rosted malts, citrus and grassy hops.

As expected, the taste was hoppy with citrus and grassy notes and a nice balance from the roasted malts. Clean finish.

Light-to-medium bodied with a moderate carbonation.

I loved this Black IPA from Schlafly. A great take on your not-so-averag IPA.

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Schlafly Black IPA from The Schlafly Tap Room
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