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Bludgeon Yer Eye PA - Short's Brewing Company

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Bludgeon Yer Eye PABludgeon Yer Eye PA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

226 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 6
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dudecandle on 10-19-2010)
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Photo of cpetrone84
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is dark black with a mostly tight dark tan head. Nose has a light smoke to it, some malt depth with chocolate, and a faint citrusy hop behind. Taste is much smokier, complex malt of caramel and chocolate, hops are light and like the nose citrusy. Not much bitterness, lingering smoke, decent carbonation, lighter body and very smooth.

cpetrone84, May 07, 2013
Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

FLBeerGuy, Apr 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

rkf1976, Apr 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

SaisonRichBiere, Mar 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

JohnnieNepal, Feb 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

a74gent, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of AlMarzo
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

AlMarzo, Feb 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

DonFrap, Feb 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

nathanjohnson, Feb 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Supergenious, Feb 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

mgroothuis, Feb 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

rjcoy06, Jan 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

adamant1912, Jan 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

strohme2, Jan 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

cwxc818, Jan 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Scotthuller, Jan 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

szmnnl99, Jan 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

BlissJunkie, Jan 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

t0rin0, Jan 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

kirkse, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

twkirkby, Dec 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

DMarlinJ, Dec 14, 2012
Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 10/30/2012. Pours hazy very dark reddish brown color with a nice 1-2 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty foamy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of huge grapefruit, mango, orange zest, pineapple, toast, pine, roasted malt, light char, grass, floral, and light herbal. Damn nice aromas with a great hop profile and solid roasted malt backbone. Taste of big dark roasted malt, coffee, grapefruit, orange zest, pine, light char, pineapple, toast, floral, grass, and piney spiciness. Nice amount of pine and roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, toast, pineapple, roasted malt, light char, coffee, pine, floral, grass, and piney spiciness on the finish for a good bit. Great flavor balance and hop complexity; with a nice roasted malt backbone that is well balanced with the hop flavors; almost zero cloying flavors are present on the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy and sticky mouthfeel that is very nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with nearly zero warming present on the finish. Overall this is an excellent Black IPA! Great hop flavor profile and balance with roasted malts; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering as expected.

superspak, Dec 09, 2012
Photo of mikediesel124
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

mikediesel124, Dec 03, 2012
Bludgeon Yer Eye PA from Short's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.