Dark Voyage Black IPA | Capital Brewery

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Dark Voyage Black IPADark Voyage Black IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Capital Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
capitalbrewery.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
This black ale is the perfect balance of dark roasted malt and bright hop flavors. With bold and complex flavors at the forefront, this beer retains a remarkably clean finish.

Added by vette2006c5r on 12-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
107
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
10.6%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 107 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of RichardARoss
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drpimento
3.02/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I guess it fits in this category because of its strength and it does have some hoppiness. The hops are more in the order of a PA tho. And it's kind of weird to have a cocoa hopped beer. As others have said, it doesn't work so well.

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Photo of eldoctorador
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Thirstygoat
3.72/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 03fatboy
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rizzy17
3.77/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaneBramage
3.69/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Maybe I'm being nit-picky, but the bottle I had wasn't as well-balanced as other black IPAs I've tried, such as Lena Brewery's Scrap Iron Black IPA....seemed overly heavy on the porter/stout malt flavor and not as hoppy/citrusy as I'd hoped. Still a very drinkable beer.

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Photo of npendres
2.33/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of ZEB89
3.87/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vainosuomi
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Very dark brown with noticeable sediment, thick creamy brown head. Smell has light roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, and caramel notes. Hint of citrusy hops. Taste is stronger than expected from the smell, heavy on the roasted malts, toasted coffee, and chocolate. Decently bitter, but more of a dark chocolate/coffee bitterness than hops. Citrusy hops are more apparent on the clean finish. Goes down smooth. Medium body and carbonation. Great flavors, but a bit to much coffee/chocolate for my taste.

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Photo of fuzzcherry
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fthegiants
3.53/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TooGood
3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nurt20
4.06/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of magicmoose66
3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rossracing
3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of d5001986
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Farinag16447
3.62/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bocce110
4.3/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Balanced malt & hops in the nose reveal a rich roasty caramel chocolate aroma with a hint of dark fruit and citrus. Black color with a light brown head. Nice lacing. Rich toasted coffee/caramel and a nice creamy mouthfeel with medium carbonation settles down to a chocolaty citrusy dry finish. Very drinkable.

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Photo of Barnoloid
3.18/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hotdogtornados
3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tomahite
3.69/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ri0
3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tgraven
3.3/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Dark Voyage Black IPA from Capital Brewery
3.68 out of 5 based on 107 ratings.
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