Toxic Sludge Black IPA - Blue Point Brewing Company
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3.78/5 rDev +2.2%
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”.
04-16-2014 03:28:37 | More by TheManiacalOne
3.9/5 rDev +5.4%
16oz can $3 in NYC bodega on way to ferry.
Black IPA - Toxic Sludge 7% by Bluepoint LI
They make pretty good wine east on Long Island NY.
I have enjoyed everything from this brewer so far. I wish for a better name for this beautiful beer, but they give portion of profits to sea bird refuge and rescue. Bravo!
A: Perfect, dark body, but a creamy, rich, lasting, lacing tan head. A looker 4
S: Subtle. Malt is plenty present as in any roast beer, and a fine hop overlay that is salt hay, spicy, masculine. 3.5
T: Where this beer shines best. Perfect with pizza or oysters, the ABV and body stand up well to coastal foods. More salt than sweet, plus bitter chocolate. Reminds me of the great oyster stout from Flying Dog, but this beer is bigger, and more hoppy. A bit salty boardwalk (Wood, char, targ, salt, sand, decay) but in a very good way. 4.
MF: Creamy, long, minerally, based on excellent well water. 4
Must try, original, if you like your beers masculine. One of the best in a favorite style.
04-01-2014 21:08:45 | More by Act25
Toxic Sludge Black IPA from Blue Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 402 ratings.