Crazy Train Black IPA | Mountain Town Brewing Co.

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Crazy Train Black IPACrazy Train Black IPA
BA SCORE
3.5/5
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83 Ratings
Crazy Train Black IPACrazy Train Black IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mountain Town Brewing Co.
Michigan, United States
mountaintownbrew.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Winter

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Added by StoutHunter on 01-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,232
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
83
pDev:
11.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
12
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0
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Ratings: 83 |  Reviews: 13
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5/5  rDev +42.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

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4.18/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

There is a touch of roastiness in the aroma, dark chestnut to auburn, 2” fluffy head descends to a root beer float kind of a head. Starts rich, medium bodied with a light touch of Pacific Northwest hops. Dark malts mingle with Pacific Northwest hops, a little roast, excellent lace.

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Don't typically like IPA's as much as stouts and the like but it's dark and roasty which allows the bitterness of the hops a chance to bring some unique flavor to the table. I feel like theres a little bit of something for everyone in this bottle, its dark but not heavy and its hoppy but not overpoweringly so.

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of firkingroovin
3.77/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sammy
3.76/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Serviceable, drinkable, black IPA twist top from Champane's Cellars. Black colour with lots of lace. Moderate roast aroma. Smooth mouthfeel, though drying finish. Good hops, the roast is somewhat rough. Not the best black IPA, but still a good second tier.

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3.76/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyable brew. Not what I was expecting from a black IPA. Goes more like a session IPA with more body. Pleasant experience and acceptable as a craft brew. Would drink again.

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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Crazy Train Black IPA from Mountain Town Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 83 ratings