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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

76 Ratings
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Ratings: 76
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | 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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mikedevilsfan

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

07-11-2013 03:08:00 | More by mikedevilsfan
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tngolfer

Tennessee

4.55/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- poured from a bottle into a glass. Deep, dark orange with minimal head that dies quickly.

S- smells of hops. Still learning but it smells like chinook and centennial to me.

T- somewhat sweet up front with the hops quickly overtaking the taste. Good hop flavor with some bite. The bitterness is not harsh though. Very good balance which plays well with the smell.

M- I get a little tingle from the hops, not too thick, not too thin. As Goldilocks would say, "This beer is just right."

I really enjoyed this beer. I'm glad it is local for me.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2012 20:41:47 | More by tngolfer
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KlayWey

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

10-26-2012 04:23:09 | More by KlayWey
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beer2day

North Carolina

4.31/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a relatively clear orange gold with 2 full fingers of paper white head. Laces decently and retains the head relatively well.

Nose is more orange than grapefruit with a strong malt underpinning. Smells stronger than the abv would warrant. Well done.

Mild hit on the tongue, orange citrus builds. Just a hint of tart grapefruit compliments that in the end. Finish is fairly dry, but still retains the orange sweets.

Decent malt backbone backs up the orange citrus. Body well matched to the flavor.

Overall a very tasty drinker. Next to their Maris Otter, my favorite from this brewery/pub.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2013 02:56:32 | More by beer2day
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

10-01-2012 22:21:06 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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Trish

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

07-20-2013 22:06:22 | More by Trish
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swandtj

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

11-24-2012 11:49:14 | More by Brianito
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TWolff

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-31-2014 03:16:38 | More by TWolff
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pschie1

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

10-27-2013 23:45:00 | More by Scrip
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sammy1185

Missouri

4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Served on tap at The Flying Saucer in Memphis, TN. GO HERE!! Anyway, Pours a lightly haze golden amber, with a nice head

S: Definitely hoppy, a bit piney with a touch of sour

T: WOW! I really enjoyed this one. I had never had Blackstone before visiting Memphis, and I really hope they come to St. Louis. I'm definitely a hop-head, and this didn't dissapoint. A wonderfully complex beer, I would rate it as more of an amped up single than a double. It was missing the malty sweet of a double, which I'm good with. Grapefruit, citrus, maybe a hint of clove

M: Smooth for a DIPA. A crisp beer, but still easy drinking.

O: Man, it's almost worth the trip to Nashville to grab a few growlers. Definitely a great beer

Serving type: on-tap

01-15-2013 23:10:12 | More by sammy1185
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TheGordianKnot

Tennessee

4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing from notes taken on 2/23...

A- Has a nice hazy bright orange pour with a half finger head that dies instantly. Fairly still, but vibrant color.

S- Centennial bomb is what this smells like, and I'm not complaining. Nice citrus tones with banana, pineapple, and grass. Has a sweet caramel malt presence.

T/M- This is a big boy. The bite on the finish is intense and approaching harsh. Palate initially has an orange/grapefruit pop that moves towards grass clippings and flowers. 80IBU is very evident, I would even guess higher if it wasn't known. The body holds up the bitterness and hop flavors well, being moderately full.

O- Probably the second best Blackstone beer (behind their coffee stout) and the hoppiest beer ever brewed in the state of TN. I can't think of anything from any brewery that compares to this. We need more!

Serving type: on-tap

07-30-2012 20:12:29 | More by TheGordianKnot
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Ajlvt

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-10-2013 17:26:01 | More by Ajlvt
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Brent

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A newer offering from Blackstone sampled at the brewpub. Not a gigantic double IPA, but enough hops horsepower to qualify for the category. Some malt sweetness, quickly giving way to an initially brusk hops wave that sorts itself out a bit toward the end. A touch of alcohol at the finish lends some white pepper.

Serving type: on-tap

02-29-2012 23:04:09 | More by Brent
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MisterFuzz

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-31-2013 20:51:41 | More by MisterFuzz
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PassMeAZima

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-18-2014 00:47:39 | More by PassMeAZima
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Aeroscorp

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-12-2012 06:01:18 | More by Aeroscorp
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memphischas

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-31-2013 15:09:43 | More by memphischas
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deadliest

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-15-2013 23:24:39 | More by deadliest
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jadeal

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.9%

01-20-2013 04:30:04 | More by jadeal
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creepinjeeper

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-26-2013 02:30:40 | More by creepinjeeper
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-27-2013 14:18:09 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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beerguy36

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-17-2012 00:10:03 | More by beerguy36
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Adam Bomb IPA from Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.