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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

84 Ratings
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Ratings: 84
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | 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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Photo of TonyY
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

TonyY, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of Vonerichs
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

Vonerichs, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of pschie1
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

pschie1, Dec 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

bigbluebeerguy, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

kylehay2004, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

creepinjeeper, Nov 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

deadliest, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of Scrip
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Scrip, Oct 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Manuel_M, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of slavall
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

slavall, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

ubenumber2, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of markhobbs1
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

markhobbs1, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of frognot
3.55/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Hazy amber with a one finger head.

Smell: Started out mostly citrusy with some pine notes

Taste: Crisp with mostly piney hop taste. Was expecting citrus taste from the smell but none detected

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation with a nice smooth finish

Drinkability: I really needed a good beer after sitting for 45 minutes in my car on I-40 between Memphis and Forrest City, Arkansas (stupid highway construction). This beer definitely hit the spot when we reached the Hampton Inn in Arkadelphia. Looking forward to sharing the rest of the six-pack with my son when I finally make it back to Texas.

frognot, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of Ivegotmule
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Ivegotmule, Sep 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

MisterFuzz, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

memphischas, Aug 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

beernads, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of Boski
3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into pint glass.

A: Golden amber. Thick white head that showed good retention. Nice lacing as well.

S: Tropical citrus aroma.

T: Nice malt/hop balance. Fairly bitter with a lingering soapy numbness.

M: Medium thickness. Very nice.

O: A very solid IPA. I would definitely imbibe in one again if given the chance.

Boski, Aug 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Fusebuddy, Aug 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Falcone, Aug 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

carterbt, Jul 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

RocksteadyRye, Jul 29, 2013
Photo of Tonmeister
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

bottle poured into tulip shaped glass

Appearance: Golden amber with a thick white head.

Smell: Strong hop presence; piney and citrusy, with a nice tropical fruity presence.

Taste: This is a well balanced beer. I can taste the hop presence and the sweetness from the malt and fruits. This lands more on the sweeter maltier side, but don't get me wrong you can still taste the earthy hops. It has a very rich taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a sweet dry finish.

Overall: This is a highly underrated beer. My favorite brew from Blackstone; Perfect for those who are new to the IPA Style. It's not to bitter nor aggressive. Overall It's more on the sweeter side, but you can definitely taste a hop presence.

Tonmeister, Jul 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Trish, Jul 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

swgwilt, Jul 20, 2013
Adam Bomb IPA from Blackstone Restaurant & Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.