Big Cone American Black Ale | Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
California, United States
figmtnbrew.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by GRG1313 on 05-10-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
24
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
31.29%
 
 
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0
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7
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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 24
Reviews by Celtics17:
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4.36/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

chocolate punch with tropical notes and pine. IPA meets Stout. A very big coffee aroma, but not much in the taste initially. It lingers after. A slight grape flavor profile.

Another good brew from this growing brewery. A nice new beer to the rotation.

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Photo of aquazr1
3.98/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Murrobert
4.04/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sheena1892
2.65/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Kramerwtmf
3.85/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of 1424IpA
3.17/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.94/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of irthesteve
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Dwkasper
4.12/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of crob3888
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a greyish charcoal black with a beige head. Aromas were of pine resin and some roasty earthy hops. Drinking this beer is like biting into a pine cone - nay, the whole darn pine tree! It's super piney, earthy, barky, and resiny. Expect a pine-cone bomb.

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Photo of Sly007
3.74/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MisterKilderkin
3.25/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheMarkE
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Black, decent foam, great lacing.

Smell: Pine, with a faint hint of pine in the background.

Taste: Pine, chocolate, coffee, and pine, with touches of pine.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a pine hop aftertaste.

The Verdict: Delicious. Enough roasted malts to give it a hint of balance, but pine is definitely the star of this show. Lots of fresh flavor in this one.

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Photo of vitALEity
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Fig

Dark brown (light black?) with great head
Huge pine aroma with some grapefruit and toasted malt
Taste is more toasted malt and less pine but still some nice hop oil and classic west coast IPA flavors
Kind of light-medium body
Really good beer...maybe the best black IPA in CA

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Photo of Green_street_hooligan
3.2/5  rDev -24.7%

Photo of sjrodriguez
3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of Honeybourne
4.2/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SteamSka
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Skunkdrool
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of 2GOOFY
3.93/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenwayPHD
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Pours black with a two finger mocha white head. The nose is primarily pine with a little citrus. There is a nice roastiness from the malt and a hint of chocolate. The flavor is all pine and roast. It's like biting a burnt pine cone. I feel like this bottle might be a little old because i remember a bit bigger of a hop presence. Still quite good.

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Photo of Guyute
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of smb
3.96/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big Cone American Black Ale from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
4.25 out of 5 based on 24 ratings.
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