Hop Centric Black | Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.90%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by WoodBrew on 06-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
100
Reviews:
21
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
12.86%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
14
For Trade:
4
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of kawilliams81
4.7/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a 16 oz snifter.

A- Pours pitch black, no light shows through at all. Nice tan head with good lacing on the glass.

S- Roasted malts, some vanilla, and pine hops.

T- Chocolate malt with, hint of coffee and vanilla. Nice blend of citrus and pine flavors from the hops.

M- Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Beer trickles down your throat after the finish.

O- Great beer! Combines the quality of a good stout with a magnificent blend of citrus and pine hop flavors. Abv is hidden well. The 2 bottles I have left will not tide me over until next Hop Juice Fest!

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Photo of joeseppy
4.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pitch black pearl with a one inch mocha merengue head. Lacing throughout.

Coffee roasted hop aroma with a bit-o-mint patch. A mildly sweet malt flora bouquet.

A bright roasty hop flavor with a citrusy back. Malt balances superbly.

Creamy mouthfeel with just enough hop potency to numb the tongue.

The past three years nothing has changed in this brew. I look forward patiently to this once a year limited release. Since this is the Stanley Cup playoffs for the Chicago Blackhawks I have to say this brew is a hat trick.

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Photo of JuniperJesus
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of mjc3151
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of beersdmf17
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of dcisco44
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of tomserio
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of BlackBeerPirate
4.46/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sixthglass
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours a deep deep deep brown color with a fantastic head that fades into a one finger head. Wonderful lacing.

S- Malts, Hops, Citrus, Pine, Burnt/Char.

T- Malt, Citrus/pine hoppy flavor, with some burnt sugar.

M- Good mouthfeel, coats and sticks, leaving a good after taste.

O- Grreat brew, lucky to have tried it. Would buy bulk amounts if I could find it in my area. Two brothers Hop Juice taken to a fantastic new level ! Would highly recommend to anyone !

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Photo of Jaycase
4.37/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a: dark, dark, dark brown. crazy thick mocha colored head

s: piney hops, very slight touch of citrus. roasty malts. caramel

t: starts off with very mildly bitter piney hops and finishes with a nice chocolatey, slightly coffee tinged malted flavor.

m: creamy. low carbonation.

o: This was quite enjoyable and from what I've had from Two Brothers, my clear favorite. It's not mind blowing certainly but a very solid offering nonetheless. Mouthfeel is great and the roasty chocolate/coffee finish is well done. Will pick this up again next year.

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Photo of ystazi
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Hop Centric Black from Two Brothers Brewing Company
4.12 out of 5 based on 100 ratings.
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