The counterpart to one of my favorite Session IPAs, Lagunitas DayTime, it is Lagunitas NightTime their Black IPA. Now Black IPAs are definitely not normally a style I seek out but I am definitely willing to try just about anything Lagunitas does. They are definitely one of the big breweries who know what they are doing with hops so I was happy to give their black IPA a go. NightTime comes in at 8.2% ABV and 65 IBUs.
Appearance: Pretty dark, close to black but not quite black, high 30s on the SRM chart. Little bit of light sneaks though if held up. Decent 1 finger head dissipated quickly and produced some nice sticky lacing down the glass.
Nose: Pine and resin noticeable up front with coffee, roasted malt, caramel, chocolate all in their as well. A lot of hop aroma in this which was nice since I am usually…
View original post 208 more words