urbanaut black ipa

Part of Urbanaut’s new Fantastic Voyage mixed pack of IPAs that includes the much-hyped Crystal IPA.  This Black IPA is just about the polar opposite of hazy, so maybe it’s no wonder I feel like I’ve barely seen any of these the last couple of years…  The aroma brings lemon citrus over smooth chocolatey malts, with cooling pine and mint in support.  More juicy lemon citrus and dark roasted malts on the palate, with the character split evenly between the malt and hops.  Maintains a medium body and a quaffable rapidity on the tongue, staying tight and dry with a lingering roast right on the end of the finish.  Full-on flavours with easy-going drinkability.

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