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Dark Vine - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

191 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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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Light/med.aroma features burnt sugar and roast against a backdrop of citrus and herbal hops. Even lighter caramel sweet shows through.

Taste is medium strength, with the roast showing the way for some nicely complimentary hops. It is very bright for a beer that is basically a showcase for the more bitter aspects of malt and hops, surprisingly delicious and interesting. The sip ends with the roast going up to, and not exceeding, the line between bitter and acrid. Dry.

Light in the mouth, low carb. medium viscosity, and a finish that could be a bit cleaner, but is nice.

A decent take on the style, will definitely appeal to those who like BIPA to feature bitter and roast.

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Dark Vine from Ithaca Beer Company
86 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.