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Back In Black - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,766 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 1,766
Reviews: 643
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 37
Gots: 95 | 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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TimRex

New York

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-28-2013 16:20:50 | More by TimRex
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-28-2013 02:16:48 | More by FLBeerGuy
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Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-27-2013 01:05:50 | More by Adkins1203
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-26-2013 23:40:49 | More by williamjbauer
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Wiedemann

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +35.9%

02-26-2013 17:03:31 | More by Wiedemann
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StevenK708

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-26-2013 02:25:28 | More by StevenK708
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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PoolFishGolf

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-21-2013 02:40:11 | More by PoolFishGolf
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Mangstarr

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.5%

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soroka24

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

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SadMachine

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Bill235

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-16-2013 18:40:23 | More by Bill235
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adkieffer

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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TheQuietMan22

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Serving type: 12-ounce can. The “CANNED ON” date printed on the bottom is “08/13/12.” It seems this can is a little ripe.

Appearance: Poured a luscious dark, ruby/caramel brown. There is a ton of sedimentation (perhaps chunks of congealed protein since the beer is so old). Two fingers of medium tan head settled slowly to leave a spotted, buttery lacing and trails of foam along the glass.

Smell: Very sweet and candy-like, much like licorice, though it definitely is beer. Sweet caramel, red and black licorice (the black, I think, is most prominent), molasses, toasted malts, dark and exotic fruits, citrus, and a little pine or spruce.

Taste: The hops have mostly fallen out due to the age of the can, and overall it is a sweet mess. But it is still drinkable. Much like the aroma, it is very sweet and candy-like. Sweet caramel, red and black licorice, molasses, toasted malts, and the remnants of grapefruit citrus and pine. It does have an adequate and bitter aftertaste — where the citrus and pine are most notable — but I am sure it is nothing like it was when the beer was fresh.

Drinkability: It is still a decent brew even after six months. However, I will need to revisit this one.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 05:35:52 | More by TheQuietMan22
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Lare453

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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mweso2000

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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boudreaux

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-10-2013 19:07:07 | More by AngusOg
Back In Black from 21st Amendment Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,766 ratings.