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Back In Black - 21st Amendment Brewery

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Back In BlackBack In Black

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,959 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 1,959
Reviews: 657
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 44
Gots: 154 | 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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3/5  rDev -18.7%

discharmingly, May 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

ygtbsm94, Feb 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

jimbase, Oct 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

MaineMike, Dec 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

outoffocus, Aug 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

brywhite, Sep 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

GarretD, Apr 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

VikeMan, Jan 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

beerstudent74, Dec 27, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

ChadT89, Feb 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a sampler glass at a beer festival. From notes: Aroma: Very interesting--roasted chocolate and caramel malts, but with floral hops underneath. Lots of things happening in the nose of this one. Appearance: Clear black with a thick tan head that dissipated too quickly. Taste: Medium-heavy sweetness with a light bitterness in the finish. Palate: Medium body, slick texture, average carbonation, with a decent finish. Overall: It's drinkable, and it's not something I'd snub my noise at were it served to me at a party, but I'm not overly blown away by this beer.

CuriousMonk, Apr 08, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

bernat1971, May 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

PotlandOR, Oct 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Jotora, Jan 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

bird22, Jul 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Rando23, Jul 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

AWB3, Mar 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

SteveB24, Sep 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

mylar, Dec 15, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

TheFlern, Dec 01, 2011
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Brown120, Mar 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Histic, Jul 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

ShakaShakaShaka, Oct 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

ncstateplaya, May 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a deep brown to black color with a one finger tan head that is very dense and had good retention. Smell is of grassy hops ad a touch of chocolate malt. Taste is disappointing, I get a bit of raisin or something in the beginning, and a touch of chocolate malt, but no hop presence. Overall, pretty watery taste. The mouthfeel is medium, but the carbonation is lacking. Overall, I've had much better CDAs and I expected a better showing from 21A.

gkunkle, Jun 08, 2011
Back In Black from 21st Amendment Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 1,959 ratings.