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Back In Black - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,902 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 1,902
Reviews: 652
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 44
Gots: 141 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Jeff_Benson, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

pdonovan16, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Nose: grassy, minty hops, some malt sweetness and roast.
Pours pitch black under a finely bubbled, persistent 2.5" foam cap. Lacy.
Starts with a hint of sweetness, mild roast, minty hops, fresh grain and faint fruit in the finish with mild hop bitterness.
Medium body and carbonation. Dries out on the finish.

pat61, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

jyacco15, Sep 09, 2014
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Soterios, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

FatBoyGotSwagger, Sep 08, 2014
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dangelop, Sep 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

hypnotoad1, Sep 07, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +0.8%

sebaastionb, Sep 06, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -1.4%

Wortman1998, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Brams, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

WarEagle04, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

bluehende, Sep 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

LutherBrau, Sep 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

malfunxion, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Swaino, Sep 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

atpca, Aug 31, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -0.3%

zimmybluke, Aug 30, 2014
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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
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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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Dogleg, Aug 27, 2014
Back In Black from 21st Amendment Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,902 ratings.