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Adam Bomb IPA - Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery

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Adam Bomb IPAAdam Bomb IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

74 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 3
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Adam Bomb is our first high gravity offering and this beer is a monster. The ABV weighs in at 7.3% with 83 IBUs of bitterness. There is a massive amount of hops in this beer with a two week dry hopping schedule comprised of three different dry hop additions.

(Beer added by: Brent on 02-29-2012)
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Reviews by rangerred:
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazy lighter gold wiht a one finger white head. Thick lacing all the way around the sides of the glass with pretty good head retention.

The aroma is quite dank with some hints of onion. Citrus is present but it is a little bit muted with just a little orange, pineapple, and grapefruit sneaking through. Pretty unique and quite mouthwatering.

Definitely more citrus present in the flavor in the way of pineapple and grapefruit. There is a little clove/banana yeast character but not enough to really throw off the flavor. Some earth and not a whole lot in the way of maltiness; the hops are the driving force in this beer. Bitterness is assertive with a little stickyness left over.

Overall, a really good offering from Blackstone and a solid IPA. While it is not as fruity as I prefer, it is a beer worthy of picking up and one of the better ones I have had from a Tennessee brewery.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 03:03:25 | More by rangerred
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jernigan13


3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-04-2014 18:35:14 | More by jernigan13
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5thOhio

South Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a typical golden amber with a slight white head and some lacing. Aroma is fresh floral hops. Mouthfeel is good, medium density with plenty of carbonation. Taste is pleasantly floral/herbal with just a hint of malt backbone. Overall quite good for an area of the country not known as a craft beer haven.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 01:06:09 | More by 5thOhio
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Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-19-2014 22:12:11 | More by Sound_Explorer
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Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-31-2014 03:16:38 | More by TWolff
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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

05-19-2014 01:29:29 | More by swandtj
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-14-2014 00:01:03 | More by Goosehunter75
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-27-2014 04:32:05 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-25-2014 03:16:35 | More by thatoneguymike
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mattsdenney

Tennessee

3.91/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip glass. A great looking beer; thick sticky head, hazy orange in color. Pine, floral, and citrus. Excellent taste, strong resiny hop flavor with a lingering bitter aftertaste. Previous reviewers complained a bit about the level of hop bitterness...I think that was the point y'all. Anyways, one of the best IPA's brewed in Tennessee IMO. Blackstone is really bringing it strong these days.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 02:35:59 | More by mattsdenney
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Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

03-31-2014 06:03:55 | More by IpeeA
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California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-24-2014 03:00:20 | More by ricecracker420
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BrandonJones

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-09-2014 03:23:34 | More by BrandonJones
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cfaulman

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-19-2014 21:49:59 | More by cfaulman
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-18-2014 22:49:57 | More by rorjets
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stearns16

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-16-2014 15:24:56 | More by stearns16
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TonyY

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

01-02-2014 16:29:30 | More by TonyY
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Vonerichs

Illinois

3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear orange with a billowing and persistent off white head. Minimal lacing.

Pleasant aromas of pine, citrus, and caramel.

The bittering hops are a bit much. If they were dialed back just a bit and let some of aromas shine through in the flavor this would be a really solid beer. It's astringent and boozy for 7.2%. Pine and citrus do come through but are drowned out by a palate bruising and soapy aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is medium and full. Carbonation is as it should be.

It's a decent ipa that starts with a really nice aroma. It's just a little too bitter.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2014 02:49:54 | More by Vonerichs
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

12-28-2013 01:54:33 | More by pschie1
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-30-2013 01:23:50 | More by kylehay2004
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Tennessee

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Adam Bomb IPA from Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.