Toxic Sludge Black IPA - Blue Point Brewing Company
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Reviews by GarthDanielson:
3.55/5 rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a tallboy into a tumbler pint, the beer is a dark, clear, auburn-caramel coloring with a thin, off-white, fluffy, foamy head of about a half an inch, with a slight cling along the glass. Aromas of roast, slightly charred malts with a spiced, cedar hops profile. Flavors of char on the forward tongue, with rich, resiny hops following quickly behind it. Peppery and oregano spiced, with a cedar and pine pitch overtone. Very spiced aftertaste, with a resiny linger. The body is surprisingly light, but not crisp, which felt odd for the style. Roasty, mildly resiny linger in the finish, which is carbonated bubbly and short-lived.
Serving type: can
12-27-2012 01:10:51 | More by GarthDanielson
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3.78/5 rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a 16oz can into a US tumbler pint glass.
A: The beer is a dark brown color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.
S: The aroma contains roasted malts, some chocolate and some hops.
T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of caramel, chocolate and maple which make this beer seem more like a brown IPA than a black one. The hops presence is mild for the style. The malt character is hearty and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.
M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean for the style.
O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, not the best representation style, it’s a good beer but it certainly does not seem like a “Black IPA”.
Serving type: can
04-16-2014 03:28:37 | More by TheManiacalOne
Toxic Sludge Black IPA from Blue Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 391 ratings.