Goodnight Bodacious | Short's Brewing Company

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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

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Added by smakawhat on 06-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
322
Reviews:
55
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
9.18%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
62
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 322 |  Reviews: 55
Photo of Homebrew
3.73/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mpeter
4.83/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Robdiesel21
3.36/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jared326
4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of justinp444
4.86/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Best black IPA I've had to date. Pours a black with a nice off white inch thick head. Smells of chocolate and coffee with a bit of citrus and earthy hops. Taste is an incredible balanced citrus, fruity ester, and roasted malt flavor. Full mouth feel and a medium body.

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Photo of moshea
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buschbeer
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 fl. oz. bottle
Served in a becker style glass

It pours thick and viscous like a good stout. No light is getting through this beer. A meager pour yielded only an inch of tan head that leaves little lacing.

The smell is amazing. I get chocolate and coffee, but I also notice plenty of hop aroma.

The flavor starts out with those roasted flavors that I smelled, chocolate and coffee, but the hops run in to slap my palate with a healthy dose of bitterness that lingers a bit.

Full, chewy mouthfeel

This beer is a hopped up stout. I love the stout characteristics of this beer. The hops come in to contrast the traditional stout flavors. This bottle is a little older. I would love to try this fresh. I would also love to try it without the generous portion of hops. I think there is a fantastic stout hidden in this beer as well.

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Photo of KevinL
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of deakin
3.65/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StuCovi1
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of BMMillsy
3.58/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ElevinoFive
4.76/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

It's big, black and green- and it's back for good! Last year's seemed a bit more effervescent, but this is one of the boldest of its steez. Short's naysayers better reckonize. A hops and malt two hitter that'll make you question why you often pay so much for a 4pk that includes too much bourbon. If this were an 8pk, you could aka it- Robobeer. Naturally you'd want his permission.

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Photo of HartsyThaiFood
3.56/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eziel
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bismarksays
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hardysf
4.85/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Guess I am a sucker for Short's black Ipas as I love bludgeon yer eye as well (truth be told i am a sucker for black ipas in general). This beer is smoother and a little less bitter than Bludgeon. Drinks much more like a bitter stout like Bells expedition. Fantastic beer.

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Photo of mbfolk
3.44/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gardmark59
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of claminat420
3.51/5  rDev -15.2%
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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Photo of PG2G
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wtkphoto
4.39/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerSamurai34
3.83/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Not really a big fan of this one. Pours jet black and almost looks like a stout, but drinks like a normal IPA.

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Photo of devilfluff
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buddha5050
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Goodnight Bodacious from Short's Brewing Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 322 ratings.
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