Goodnight Bodacious | Short's Brewing Company

Goodnight BodaciousGoodnight Bodacious
BA SCORE
4.13/5
325 Ratings
Goodnight BodaciousGoodnight Bodacious
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
shortsbrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by imbibehour on 06-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,129
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
325
pDev:
8.96%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
61
Trade:
2
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1.5/5  rDev -63.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -33.4%

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3/5  rDev -27.4%

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3.19/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Received in NBS BIF #3 from @Superspak
Bottled 02/03/16, at 40 degrees into hand washed and dried JK snifter
Aroma somewhat piney, weakens but lasts
Head small (<two cm, aggressive pour), light brown, creamy, rapidly diminishing to two mm ring and partial layer
Lacing fair – narrow complete ring of tiny bubbles with short legs
Body dark brown/black, opaque
Flavor moderately bitter but more of roasted malt than hops; no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, almost creamy, lively carbonation approaching fizzy

Appearance 3.5, Aroma 3.25, Flavor 3, Palate 3.5, Overall 3.25

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3.32/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.36/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.42/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mbfolk
3.44/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nmann08
3.47/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jduprey007
3.48/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.51/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

1/ 27/15 on neck of bottle

A- pours pitch black with a nice tan head. leaves a decent amount of lacing from a hardy pour.

S- dark malts with some alcohol.

T- not to far from the smell. alil bitter. very slight floral/ citrusy hop action trying to make a appearance but dominated by the roasted/ chocolate malt. also detect the slightest bit of coffee flavor from the malt.

M- medium/ heavy bodied. good carbonation.

DRINKABILITY- as i'm on number four of the sixer it's not terrible. won't buy again tho. too many hoppy brews out there.

Overall- I was honestly expecting more hop action coming from this brew. it's bitter and has a slightly floral/citrusy hop presence but it's pounded by the malt. this beer reminds me of I think it's anger by greenbush brewery and nighttime by lagunitas. it's playyyyyed! maybe it's the style TO ME but all these black ipa's seem the same. drinkable but nothing special. if you're looking for more of a dark malt driven showcase with some slight hop action this is a beer for you. I just prefer hop explosion.

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3.53/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours pitch black with mocha head heavy lacing at the edges and a good dusting on top.

S: Aroma of citrus and ash. Some orange rind and pine. Pure bitterness with dark deep roasted malt scents.

T: Bitter orange peel, deep woods pine and charcoal. Deep bitter black patent malt battle with citrus hops. Goodnight bodacious has a Bitter finish that was hard won by the hops. Flavorful is an understatement and this is tasty but definitely would be tough to have more than one of these for me. Ideally I would have had half a bottle and I like DIPAs. Lots of licorice / anice flavor in here as well.

M: Medium to thick body for a ABA, medium carbonation.

O: Overall this is a tasty American black ale. It is too much for me right now however. Maybe its spring however I am just not a fan of this right now. As fate would have it, I dumped 3/4 of this beer on my rug. Oops. Maybe it was predetermined as I wasnt particularly interested....

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3.56/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.58/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bignutz
3.6/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark Ale with distinct hop aroma, getting the Apollo scent but I'm not quite sure. Hops and coffee on the nose. Mouth feel is wet, malty and delicious. Great lacing, let it sit as it just gets better. i get black patent malts heavy with no smoke but a coffee grind palette and a slight sweet maltiness. IBU's are there but not a dominant hop finish but very crisp, fast finish. FINAL WORD: Shorts did it again, this beer is very good for the style, very nice for its style. I'd buy it again. cheers

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3.61/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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Goodnight Bodacious from Short's Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 325 ratings
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