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Dark Vine - Ithaca Beer Company

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87
very good

171 Ratings
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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A hoppy black IPA bursting with so much flavor that you might think you’re tasting double. Intensely floral nose, surprisingly light body, and strong bitter finish.

(Beer added by: MisSigsFan on 10-17-2013)
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Reviews by bigfnjoe:
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.46/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a stemless wine glass

A- pours black with a one finger tan head. Sticks around for awhile, very solid. Looks nice, a little better than par for the course

S- slight roast, some citrus. Very mild, standard aromas for a black IPA

T- little bit of juicy citrus, minimal roast. Kinda bland IMO

M- medium bodied, just kind of there. Alcohol is hidden very well though

O- not a bad beer, just nothing outstanding. Below average for a black IPA

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2013 00:22:29 | More by bigfnjoe
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Smell is a little subdued, moderate roast, some caramel, some toast; hops are subtle, light pine and grass.

Taste is quite good considering this brews abv, heavier roasted malt upfront, some toast follows then the hops clean it up, good pine and grass.

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Dark Vine from Ithaca Beer Company
87 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.