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Back In Black - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,004 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 2,004
Reviews: 659
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 45
Gots: 166 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a 16oz.

A - Spotty lacing and Just a deep burgundy blackish dark purple color with an off white slightly light, very light hint of purple frothy inch head. this beers beautiful!

S - Roasty right off the bat. Bready,coffee....mild floral hops and some grapefruit off in the background maybe. A ton of malt happening.

T - getting lots of malt and coffee in the beginning then leaves mellow with the slightest earthy and floral hop bitterness.

M - very creamy, low carbonation.

Overall, I never was a fan of black IPA's until this one.... Had almost the body of a porter, and was so drinkable. its just a big malt like coffee bomb and then hops slide by in the end for a mildly bitter and smooth finish. This beer is sessionable to me. Very drinkable. I loved this.

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look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Back in Black pours a black color with a frothy large and lacing head. There is a tiny metal like aroma. The has a nice burnt like malty backbone, with hints of a floral hop near the end. Body is a bit watery, but flavors are present. Overall a nice mellow and drinkable Black Ale.

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Back In Black from 21st Amendment Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 2,004 ratings.