Blacksmith India Black Ale | Village Brewery

Blacksmith India Black AleBlacksmith India Black Ale
BA SCORE
33.3%
Liked This Beer
3.55 w/ 45 ratings
Blacksmith India Black AleBlacksmith India Black Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Village Brewery
Alberta, Canada
villagebrewery.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by leaddog on 02-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,450
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
45
Liked:
15
Avg:
3.55/5
pDev:
12.39%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 13
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3.78/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The color on this is fantastic. Deep brown, almost black.
There are roasted grain notes but very little in the way of hop aroma.
I find it a bit watery (thin on body) but I have no complaints about the bitterness level of the hops that I can now taste.
Quite drinkable, and light enough for the summer months as well.

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3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.49/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bunman3
3.62/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikeharris27
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MilkLeg
3.93/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Tivlavrie
3.93/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mlkluther
3.43/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KaraBoBeera
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crflamesfan
4.13/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Smooth deep flavour.

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Photo of HarveyBerger
3.71/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.52/5  rDev -0.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -36.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of ThomasT
3.99/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Ruby edging on black. Decent one finger head that dissipates quickly.
Smell: Burnt, with coffee and botanicals as well.
Taste: Prominent burnt malty taste, with coffee and botanicals following. Dry and very bitter, but bitterness quickly subsides after the finish. Mouthfeel is moderately full-bodied. Not quite full-bodied but close.
Drinkable, but still interesting. A nice, fairly even mix between stout and IPA.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.81/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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Blacksmith India Black Ale from Village Brewery
Beer rating: 33.3% out of 100 with 45 ratings
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