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Jagged Edge IPA - Black Diamond Brewing Co.

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Jagged Edge IPAJagged Edge IPA

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BA SCORE
79
okay

142 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Diamond Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 05-13-2009)
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Reviews by barczar:
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barczar

Kentucky

3.84/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy medium to dark copper with a one inch foamy cream head that lingers, eventually leaving sheets of lacing as it dissipates.

Wet grass, resin, dank cannabis, and lime form the initial aroma, with a fairly rich caramel malt surfacing in the background. Pine, light floral notes, and grapefruit emerge.

Flavor is decidedly sweet and malty initially, very bready, with caramel malt dominating throughout. Flavoring hops of grapefruit, lime, and resin that are evident early fade to slightly bitter hops at the finish. A little cardboard oxidation emerges in the aftertaste.

Body is a touch watery, with moderate carbonation, slight astringency, and a touch of alcohol warmth.

While the flavoring hops aren't a standout, and bittering hops are not as prevalent as some, I really enjoyed this brew. Malt sweetness might be too much for some, but it suits my palate.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2013 00:25:34 | More by barczar
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

07-14-2014 19:52:14 | More by DrBier
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Jakethesnake503

Indiana

3/5  rDev -13%

07-13-2014 04:00:01 | More by Jakethesnake503
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GClarkage

California

2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

07-07-2014 00:07:44 | More by GClarkage
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-30-2014 19:03:02 | More by Marco_Gtz
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srandycarter

California

3.49/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pretty, slightly murky orange/gold, nice fat off white head, leaves slowly to disk with lots of cling lace.

S - Ok, this is where things get a little different. Not much malt in smell and there is some pretty prevalent hop action, but there is also a sour, tangy element to it.

T - Nice malt, good hops, but that lemon tart element is there. Doesn't remind me of a IPA in that sense.

M - Medium body, malt upfront, bitter back, then that tart lemon lingers.

D - Interesting beer to try. Not what I expected, but not bad, either.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 00:31:20 | More by srandycarter
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-14-2014 02:45:13 | More by wrightst
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.65/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a fluffy two fingers of head on a cloudy dark straw colored body.
The aroma has lots of danky lemon, barnish smell, but nice.
The taste has bold lemon bitterness but lots of malt to hold it up. I like it.
The texture is thicker with moderate carbonation.
Enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2014 01:09:33 | More by Fatehunter
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MrDave

California

2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

06-09-2014 21:36:10 | More by MrDave
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

05-28-2014 23:17:16 | More by Latarnik
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -13%

05-23-2014 06:06:29 | More by KevMo84
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tjsmith910

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

05-15-2014 11:42:32 | More by tjsmith910
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MrBuckHigh

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-27-2014 19:34:41 | More by MrBuckHigh
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Rubalaca

California

3/5  rDev -13%

03-26-2014 20:59:30 | More by Rubalaca
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samtrillo

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

03-21-2014 21:48:44 | More by samtrillo
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OnryAndMean

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

03-16-2014 17:54:17 | More by OnryAndMean
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

02-10-2014 18:38:31 | More by Burkbom23
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

2.95/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A - Ow damn not up to a good start the color is decent deep amber yellow but the head is all wrong, way too carbonated making over two inches of head that is way too bubbly and fades out fast.
S - Ow man its very medicinal smelling with a sour tart cherry smell and some fruity hops.
T - Pretty terrible ugh why did they bottle this? It has some hops in the finish with some balance but the overall taste is sort of sour almost infected. I may pour it out.
M - light to medium, very on par with the style.

Overall I wish this beer was more "jagged edge" on hop bitterness and not infected sourness. Please don't buy this.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 05:22:18 | More by DrDemento456
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David_Knows_Beer

California

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

12-28-2013 07:31:28 | More by David_Knows_Beer
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Cloudy orange gold with tons of head, about 3.5 fingers, big and fluffy, some of sediment on the bottom.
S - Sweet malts that give off a sour scent too, definitely astringent, grapefruit, under-ripe tart cherry, some weird spices too, some clove?
T - Extremely tart, some mild spicy traits, a hint of diacetyl, really sour grapefruit and cherry flavor.
M - Tart and clingy.
O - Bleh, this is not good at all, really weird and unbalanced IPA, too sour.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2013 23:51:42 | More by Omnium
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

11-10-2013 02:19:41 | More by WDJersey
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

10-26-2013 20:51:58 | More by jaydoc
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justinbrown

California

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

10-22-2013 20:54:54 | More by justinbrown
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.49/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with a January 2014 expiration date. Sampled on October 17, 2013.

The color of the pour is cloudy and medium amber brown with a lingering but small off-white delicate head.

Fascinating aroma. certainly I get plenty of floral and piney hops which is to be expected from from an IPA but I also get a chocolate scent.

The body is in the medium range.

The taste also has this chocolate/cocoa malt character followed by a big hoppy bitterness that lingers at the end.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2013 22:24:12 | More by puboflyons
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Jame515

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

09-27-2013 19:14:07 | More by Jame515
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Jagged Edge IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.