Crush Depth
Czig Meister Brewing Company

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Czig Meister Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
Black IPA
4.11 | pDev: 5.11%
Jun 02, 2019
Nov 17, 2017
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Rated: 4.05 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania

Jun 02, 2019
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Reviewed by dacrza1 from New Jersey

4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
DATE: January 5, 2018... OCCASION: with Shan seeing Hamilton, the boys' night in features The Battle of the Five Armies and an equally strong local brew... GLASSWARE: Duvel snifter.... pours a midnight black body crowned with three fingers of thick, brown froth that clumps and laces beautifully as it ebbs from the glass's lip... the citrus burst of melon, lemon, and grapefruit couples with caramel, toffee and thick, roasted malts to strike an aggressive, attractive one-two punch... the aroma seeds burnt sugars and big cola--a rounded, rewarding breathe each time the glass tilts... first sip ignites with a healthy warmth and a jarring attack on the teeth, buzzing with the kind of hop activity becoming an 80+ IBU offering... a medium-bodied feel, slightly oily but generally even and textured--big enough to warn of its intentions, but easy enough to encourage each sip without penalty... toffee, tootsie roll, grapefruit, a bit of charcoal, cola, and a thick underpinning of maltiness... its citrus presence sloughs a bit, but that comes with the territory of the blackening malts... did I mention its surreptitious masking of the 9% ABV? this might be my favorite Czig Meister offering to date, rugged and flavorful as it is...
Jan 06, 2019
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Reviewed by Beers-es from Virginia

4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
On tap, pours black with an off-white head. Smell is mostly roasty malts. Tastes like a super-bitter porter. I like bitter beers so that's fine. Good, but not sure what makes this an IPA.
Dec 19, 2018
Rated: 4.16 by HermitDan from New Jersey

Oct 03, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by Merticois from New Jersey

Apr 14, 2018
Rated: 3.98 by Moestavern from New Jersey

Mar 30, 2018
Rated: 4 by djrn2 from New Jersey

Feb 17, 2018
Rated: 4.03 by TheGent from New Jersey

Jan 16, 2018
Rated: 4.02 by acurtis from New Jersey

Dec 30, 2017
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Reviewed by ShaggaCurtisovich from New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Purchased in a four pack from the brewery. Date 11/17/17 on the can. Very upfront on the smell. You know it's an IPA. Taste: Czig decided to keep the IPA profile. This isn't Dubhe nor Sublimely Self Righteous. They are more maltier. This IPA mixes in some coffee notes w/ cascadian hops. It's a sipper (9%). I was pleasantly surprised. Definitely a different take on the traditional IPA. Personally, I'm a huge fan of black IPA. I would recommend this one. This is the 2nd offeeing from Czig that I was really happy with. Enjoy!
Dec 08, 2017
Rated: 4.45 by Vylo from New Jersey

Nov 22, 2017
Crush Depth from Czig Meister Brewing Company
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