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Jagged Edge IPA - Black Diamond Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

144 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.74%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Jame515, Sep 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Bromine, Sep 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

bpasquini, Sep 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

TheMultiYeast, Sep 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

JAHMUR, Sep 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

GrantBrennan, Aug 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

C_S, Aug 22, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.31/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Nice looking amber orange color in the New Belgium snifter. The foam is quite admirable as well. Decent sudsy mouthfeel. This seems like another well-made brew from Black Diamond.

Bitter twang from the start. A touch of melon, then the pine, and then it's just bitter. Brewer says this has Simcoe, Centennial, and Columbus hops. Some dark toasty flavors with a sharp sensation, but a modest malty richness. Tart finish with a dark, bitter and winey grape-skin taste.

While this has some virtues, it suffers from the usual excess of hops without as much pleasure as you might hope for. The aftertaste is like grapefruit rind on the lips. From the 22 oz bottle bought at Barons Marketplace on Point Loma Blvd.

mactrail, Aug 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

jlogan7, Jul 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

sevenshubby, Jul 16, 2013
Photo of JAFoley
3.04/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Cloudy orange. 1mm of head which quickly dissolves and not too much lacing.

S - Strong lemon/lime and apple aroma. Smells a bit cidery

T - Apple cider again. Definitely a west coast IPA in style with citrus hops but the "big malt backbone" lends a cloying sweetness that reminds me of all the off home brews I've made

M - Medium/light body and moderate carbonation

0 - The malts kill it for me. The sweetness they impart overpower the hops. This beer is definitely not lacking in flavor, it's just a flavor I don't personally enjoy.

JAFoley, Jul 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Ilovebeer1549, Jul 12, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

DSkilling, Jun 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

ChalupaBatman, Jun 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

h4ger, Jun 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

s35keith, Jun 11, 2013
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2/5  rDev -42.2%

TCirillo, May 31, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

GRG1313, May 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

hoptitsbrews, May 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

VTHopddicted, May 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

JHendu, May 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

donovado, May 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

MickeyMonk, May 02, 2013
Photo of ocelot2500
3.2/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clear copper color with a tight, pillowy white head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of citrus peel and herbal hops.

Tastes of the solid hops upfront layered over a decent malt base. Hops lead off with herbal notes rushing forward that quickly turn to vegetable notes. Honestly, it detracts significantly. Citrus notes make their through the shuffle and blend in with some malt sweetness. The malts offer up caramel and a bit of toffee.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this feels like a beer that could use some tweaking to become something significantly better.

ocelot2500, Apr 28, 2013
Jagged Edge IPA from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.