Capt'n Krunkles Black India Pale Ale | Terrapin Beer Company

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283 Ratings
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Capt'n Krunkles Black India Pale AleCapt'n Krunkles Black India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States
terrapinbeer.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Side Project #10

Added by gford217 on 03-19-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
283
Reviews:
142
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
11.05%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
40
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 283 |  Reviews: 142
Photo of egrapplesberg
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked up in variety pack. Best before 12.3.15. Poured aggressively into snifter. Black color with two inch tan head leaving decent lacing. Smell is not too strong but has roasted malt and booze. Taste is bitter pine with a pleasant roasted malt backbone. Very drinkable. Can't explain why but this is one of my more favorite black iPas. Cheers!

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Photo of tone77
3.38/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of roasted malts, light coffee. Taste is roasted malts, some hops in the background, mild in flavor. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall a decent beer, but nothing special, and a little disappointing from this fine brewery.

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Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of imonhiatus
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

picked up the mix 12 when passing through PA. enjoyed from a terrapin great pumkinfest glass mug. pours black w an off grey head that hung out and left nice lace. nose is a hoppy roast. taste to match. I am not a huge fan of the style but this one is excellent. really great blend of hop and roast. a winner in my book.

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Photo of Briken
2.98/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jvodom
3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnyb
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duceswild
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of willardt09
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pfaucett
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chicagoish
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RMelyon
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerBeast
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 50marathons
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice ipa flavor with a roasty touch.

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Photo of chefhatt
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very good hop aroma and taste. Also has a little roasted malt to it.
Good black ipa

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Photo of brentblack1
3.43/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LAND_MINE
3.67/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WellsWay
4.46/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beejay
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark black body with a coffee and cream head.

S: Dark malt and coffee, With a nice earth and pine hop aroma. Definitely picking up a good amount of the malt in this one.

T: Good hit of bitterness up front. Pine and grapefruit with a hint at earthy that blends easily into coffee and fresh baked bread. There is something a little odd in the aftertaste, but I can't put my finger on it.

M: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. A bit of a creamy mouthfeel to it.

O: Overall fairly tasty, but it seems a little more in the realm of hoppy stout, which I totally don't mind.

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Photo of hotpauko
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Liked this beer but hard to call it an IPA the malt and sweetness really took over. Nice dark brown look, big boozy smell. Booziness noticeable at start but faded quickly. Mouthfeel was very carbonated almost fizzy. I liked the taste a lot just wished for more hop in flavor, smell and bite. Well worth a try.

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Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of georgiaboy8686
3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rjs246
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This was my third attempt at a black ale and it was definitely the best, but I'm still not in love with the style. Totally drinkable but wouldn't go out of my way.

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Photo of arm_mason
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.37/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Capt'n Krunkles Black India Pale Ale from Terrapin Beer Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 283 ratings.
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