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North West Alpha - Franklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store

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North West Alpha
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
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Franklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: drabmuh on 02-02-2011

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Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 2
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3.98/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown nearly stout black with a chocolate brown head. Piney orange aroma. Taste is bittersweet chocolate, a hint of alcohol, and pine and citrus orange hop finish. Both some chocolate flair and piney bitterness linger for some time. It's like a piney imperial stout and it's great.

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3.79/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.12/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black "Double IPA" from Franklin's. Beer is black and clear, dark brown really, with a thin broken head, low carbonation minimal lacing.

Aroma is citrusy with some cascade-ish hops.

Beer is medium bodied and not roasty at all really, must be debittered malt. It is sweet mildly on lead off and finishes with a nice bitterness, the mid palate is some cascade / grapefruit hop mix that is pretty pleasant. This is basically an IPA with food coloring added, still a decent beer.

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North West Alpha from Franklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store
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