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Goodnight Bodacious - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

236 Ratings
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Ratings: 236
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 22
Gots: 31 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: smakawhat on 06-15-2012

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4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thanks saisonrichbiere for the hook up

The beer pours jet black with 1/2 an inch if tan head that laces. The nose is citrusy/floral hoppiness forward that transitions into chocolate. The taste is a good balance of hops & chocolate/carob followed by a slightly lingering hoppy bitterness. It's solidly medium bodied smooth, sweet followed by a lingering bitterness and great drinkability for black IPA. This was pretty tasty that I'd drink again in the future.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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Photo of andrewjraab
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A. Pitch black with a thin layer of cocoa head.

S. incredible floral hop aroma, some citrus, alcohol, faint anise.

T. Big chewy mouthfeel. Heavy malts blend with piney and citrus hops to create a very solid blend of black ale and an ipa. Bitter and drying finish.

O. Very interesting concoction from shorts that is a must try if you can get your Hands on one.

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4.34/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks Jim & Renee for this one!

Jet black with tan foam, spray of spotty lace in the glass, initial billowing head dwindles to a bare skim after a few minutes. Surface is patchy with clusters of larger bubbles here and there.

Great piney hop aroma melded nicely with roasted malts, lightly sweet chocolate and coffee traces.

Big flavors of blackened malt and piney hops. Extremely smooth and silky with a nice lingering resiny hop flavor, green and coniferous. Slight malt sweetness, creamy and smooth feel, light carbonation. Damn this is good.

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4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled in 1/2013. Pours pitch black color with a 1 finger dark tan head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big grapefruit, pine, orange zest, dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, orange rind, and floral hops. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of roasted malt and hop notes; with good strength. Taste of dark chocolate, roasted malt, grapefruit, pine, orange zest, orange rind, cocoa, light char, floral, and roasted earthiness. Fair amount of roasted pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, pine, citrus zest, cocoa, char, floral, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice balance and complexity of roasted malt and hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance; and zero cloying flavors present after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a creamy, slick, sticky, and slightly chalky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a small warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent imperial Black IPA. Great balance and complexity of roasted malt and hop flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering as expected.

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3.8/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours an impenetrable black with a finger and a half of mocha head. Left no lacing.

S - Dark roasted malts and coffee, followed by a small amouunt of citrus and pineapple.

T - Moderates between roasted and toasted malts along with mango and pineapple. Throws some banana into the mix as well.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O - Overall, It was definitely good, although it was far more like a stout than an IPA. Needs more balance.

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Goodnight Bodacious from Short's Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 236 ratings.