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Narconaut Black IPA - Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread

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Narconaut Black IPA
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BA SCORE
88
very good

50 Ratings
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 7.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
American Black I.P.A. brewed with Pilsner malt and a variety of dark specialty malts. Seven different hops were used. Dry-hopped with Nugget & Sauvin hops.

(Beer added by: kingcrowing on 04-09-2010)
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3/5  rDev -23.9%

BGsWo22, Nov 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

ygtbsm94, Oct 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

chippo33, Jun 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

facesnorth, Jan 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

djrn2, Oct 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

TheAnk, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of kingcrowing
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%

64oz growler poured into a Duvel tulip.

Pours a very dark brown, almost black, theres a small light brown head that fades really quickly. Nose is sweet and malty, it's got some nice juicy fruity hop notes as well.

Mouthfeel is good, carbonation is a bit low but it's held up well in the growler. There is a grainy taste in it that I get in all Black IPAs, but it's well covered by the fruity hop flavors. Earlier batches smelled much more heady & dank but this has a much more subdued note, it's bitter but not over the top. Very well done.

kingcrowing, Dec 25, 2010
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

weeare138, Dec 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

patrick802, May 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

jeff1973, Oct 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

iatethecloudsfor, Nov 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

CTJman, Sep 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Kelp, Dec 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

LoveStout, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

JxExM, Mar 15, 2013
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3.84/5  rDev -2.5%

Poured a deep brown hue with a one finger off white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured burnt caramel and piney hops.

The taste consisted of an earthy roasted malt and sweet caramel with waves of piney hops.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a tasty BIPA.

plaid75, Aug 10, 2013
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3.85/5  rDev -2.3%

Pours a black-as-midnight color with a brown one-finger head into my snifter.

Aroma is full of floral hops and as it warms up, the aroma shows more.

Taste is full of grassy hops with a good bite. Nothing overpowering. Walks the line between hoppy stout and ipa very well.

Mouthfeel is full of lingering grassy hops and slightly roasted malt.

Very drinkable. Any more hops and a bigger malt bill and you'd have an imperial stout. Still worth a try.

Brad007, Apr 20, 2010
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3.89/5  rDev -1.3%

A-dark brown black color with a nice tan head and good lacing

S-dark roasted malt, pine, hints of chocolate and citrus

T-dark roasted malt, citrus, pine, hint of chocolate, moderate bitter hop finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-this was good but not great, the flavor was decent but not as well-balanced as others I have had

MDDMD, Feb 11, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev -0.3%

On tap at American Flatbread.

Pours a pitch black color with a super creamy head which sticks nicely to the glass. A lot of hoppy flavors going on in there! Piney and grassy to the smell. Strong bitterness kick on the palate upfront. Finishes with a roasted malt dryness that lingers. Quite an experience for the palate with the bitter/dry feeling. This black IPA is bold, might not be loved by many but I overall liked its stong character.

duracell, Oct 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

williamjbauer, Oct 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

acurtis, Sep 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Kinsman, May 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Ajlvt, Aug 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Massbmx, Oct 14, 2012
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Narconaut Black IPA from Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread
88 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.