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Back In Black - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,856 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 1,856
Reviews: 650
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 42
Gots: 133 | 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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Photo of ckr1451
5/5  rDev +35.5%

Amazing... very smooth flavor with a stout like finish

ckr1451, Aug 30, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -11.1%

stomioka, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%

Can purchased as part of a mix-six pack from Wegmans.

Pours a dark creamy looking black, with a one inch head, and a good amount of lacing.

Smells piney and grassy, with some chocolate and vanilla in the background. A bit of citrus as well.

The taste is basically the same. A run of the mill, but still tasty Black IPA here. The strong amount of vanilla and chocolate I'm getting sets apart from the pack. The usual tastes of piney/citrusy hops atop a roasty malt backbone sit here nicely.

This one is medium bodied, with a creamy but dry mouthfeel, and a medium amount of carbonation.

Not 21st Amendment's best beer (that honor goes to Bitter American or Brew Free or Die!), but it's still tasty.

GreesyFizeek, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Dogleg, Aug 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Knoxrb12, Aug 25, 2014
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ArmedsouthernEr, Aug 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

bongobeer, Aug 23, 2014
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PirateCraft, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Kubrickx, Aug 21, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +12.7%

Lookingloo2, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Jack_Frost79, Aug 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Nbdreher, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

nodder, Aug 19, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +22.5%

forstrom, Aug 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

timoteo833, Aug 18, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -8.9%

GameOfBeers, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

SonictheBeerhog, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

little_star, Aug 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

jwenzel019, Aug 16, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -24.1%

rlphilli, Aug 16, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +26.8%

gregdell1121, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of TheAdamConners
5/5  rDev +35.5%

I always liked black IPA's, and this one solidified that. Just a great brew. Straight outta the can is quite nice. Good amount of hop flavor (65ibus) but great balance. This is one of the most drinkable black IPA's you'll find. Sits light on the stomach, and goes great with chicken and spicy peppers.

TheAdamConners, Aug 15, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

JAHMUR, Aug 11, 2014
Back In Black from 21st Amendment Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,856 ratings.