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Blacklight IPA (30th Anniversary Collaboration #1 W/ Boneyard Beer) - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Blacklight IPA (30th Anniversary Collaboration #1 W/ Boneyard Beer)Blacklight IPA (30th Anniversary Collaboration #1 W/ Boneyard Beer)

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BA SCORE
86
very good

43 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 04-07-2014)
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +11%

04-27-2014 02:31:30 | More by Hopmodium
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chossboss

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

04-13-2014 03:58:18 | More by chossboss
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-22-2014 23:59:03 | More by mdaschaf
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -21.7%

05-12-2014 14:18:41 | More by waddellc2
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-27-2014 00:37:23 | More by Boozecamel
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-22-2014 19:20:00 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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bret717

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-14-2014 03:11:52 | More by bret717
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oline73

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-19-2014 18:12:14 | More by oline73
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ArdyExfor

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-25-2014 02:57:10 | More by ArdyExfor
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-18-2014 01:43:45 | More by FLBeerGuy
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jakewatt135

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-26-2014 04:15:22 | More by jakewatt135
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CaptainQ

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-06-2014 03:30:15 | More by CaptainQ
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vkv822

Oregon

4.06/5  rDev +6%

22oz : mason jar

Pours black with deep brown edges when held to light and a thick, foamy tan head.

Huge citrusy, resiny hops with a faint roasty cocoa backing.

Taste is similar to the aroma, only rated a bit lower as it just wasn't quite as bright and in your face as the aroma.

Medim body, foamy carbonation.

A great Black IPA. A bit spendy for a bomber, but I'm glad I got to try it.

06-01-2014 06:11:14 | More by vkv822
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BIll_Currie

Wyoming

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

07-24-2014 18:14:57 | More by BIll_Currie
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510a

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-30-2014 18:25:55 | More by 510a
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epyon396

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-18-2014 04:11:17 | More by epyon396
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brewskis

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +11%

04-20-2014 21:35:35 | More by brewskis
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.39/5  rDev -11.5%

22 oz bottle, no date

pours a dark brown, nice thin off-white head, good head retention. nice mix of earthy hops and a mild roast. taste is okay. light toasted malt flavor, herbal hop flavors, not sure everything mixes well. body is thin to medium, softer carbonation. good mouthfeel.

the name of this beer is pushing the straight face test. okay, just not sure it all works.

07-15-2014 03:57:55 | More by jmdrpi
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Zekelhansen


3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-29-2014 03:31:31 | More by Zekelhansen
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jakecattleco

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-29-2014 05:04:10 | More by jakecattleco
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mactrail

Washington

3.81/5  rDev -0.5%

Pours a dark brown color in the tall glass with a Very nice aroma of grapefruity hops. Pleasant sudsy mouthfeel that pumps up the low-alcohol body. Every pour give a frothy foam and that same watery refreshing mouthful.

The dark roasted malt is dark and deeply flavored, but overall it feels light on the tongue. There is an acidic tang with the hoppy aromatics. Kind of an explosion of flavor on the tongue. Brewer says this is made with Alchemy, Nelson Sauvin, Amarillo, Summer, and Citra hops. All in all, this is quite a delightful lower-alcohol brew that avoids the harshness of many "session" IPAs.

The aromatics are a pleasant citrus peel note. Thoroughly drinkable. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at QFC in the University shopping center in Seattle.

06-01-2014 05:59:42 | More by mactrail
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-15-2014 05:34:06 | More by johnnyboy76
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

4.2/5  rDev +9.7%

Served on tap into a pint glass.

A- Poured black with white frothy head that left dense splashy lace.

S- Big pungent grapefruit, tropical, pine, and roasted malt notes.

T- Pretty pungent grapefruit and tropical fruit notes, pine, and a nice roasted malt backbone.

M- Lighter bodied, prickly carbonation, smooth, dry, and very refreshing.

O- This is the most sessionable hoppy beer I have ever had, incredible hop expression with a really nice roasted malt backbone.

04-25-2014 04:42:45 | More by Hoptometrist
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GClarkage

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-08-2014 21:29:57 | More by GClarkage
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flagmantho

Washington

4.01/5  rDev +4.7%

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass.

Appearance: extremely dark amber hue with no haze and a fairly strong effervescence. Head is nearly two fingers of pillowy tan foam. While not black, it's still a great-looking beer.

Smell: big, citrusy hops right up front, with a danker hop character underneath. There's a little caramelly malt in there, but mostly it's all about the hops. I quite like it.

Taste: surprisingly mild compared to the aroma, there's a nice base of caramel malt and a more piney, resiny hop flavor. Bitterness is strong compared to the sweetness, but not overwhelming. There's a good balance here for such a low ABV brew.

Mouthfeel: lightish body with a good carbonation and approaching a pretty good creaminess. It's hard to get great texture out of a low gravity beer like this, but I think they've done a good job for what it is.

Overall: I enjoy a good session IPA; the idea of a session American Black Ale is great. And in Blacklight, the execution is spot-on. I could quaff this all day.

06-15-2014 18:14:28 | More by flagmantho
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Blacklight IPA (30th Anniversary Collaboration #1 W/ Boneyard Beer) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.