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Back In Black - 21st Amendment Brewery

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1,779 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,779
Reviews: 644
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 39
Gots: 103 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV varies around 7%.
65 IBU

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 11-23-2008)
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SFLpunk

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3.63/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz black can with "0183 0644" stamped on the bottom. Black IPA.

Appearance is unbelievable! Pitch black with thick creamy sudsy tan head with GREAT retention! Lots of lacing and spotting and sheeting. Perfect.

Nose is fairly muted. Some faint roasted notes and some dry leaves.

Palate is crisp and sharp, lots of bitterness right off the bat. Not a lot of IPA flavor here though. Some faint roasted malt/coffee like notes.

Body is spot on, bitterness and roasted qualities are in check, but the flavor is missing to make this a true IPA-style beer.

Serving type: can

09-13-2010 01:42:08 | More by SFLpunk
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Back In Black from 21st Amendment Brewery
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