Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Set Your Black Sails
Punk'in Drublic pumpkin ale and Idiot IPA were delicious. Coronado's Black Sails follows in the same vein. It is a black IPA but forget about it being bland and boring, which is my feeling on most black IPAs. Black Sails had a spice zip that lasted throughout the bottle. It was not the hoppiest black IPA I have tried, but the subdued bitternesss worked in its favor, allowing the spices to play a prominent roll in the flavor. While a dark beer, Black Sales was a lighter than black in color, and a transparent deep brown near the bottom of the glass. Black Sails' had a full mouthful, again a trait many black IPAs lack. It drank, to me, more like a hoppy porter due to its depth. This smooth, interesting beer is one black IPA that will keep your attention.