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Dad's Little Helper Black IPA - Rogue Ales

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Dad's Little Helper Black IPADad's Little Helper Black IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

441 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 441
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.32%
Wants: 15
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 04-20-2011)
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.39/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on June 26, 2014.

The pour is dark brown with reddish hues when held to the light leading up to a short-lived tan head.

Aroma of dark malts, molasses, earthy hops, raisins, and shoe shiner. Yup.

Medium body for the most part with an astringent texture.

The taste has a malt character but it is more like licorice or molasses. Muted sweetness. The finish is a tad bitter but not over the top. As far as Black IPA's go it is alright but I am not blown away.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 23:42:45 | More by puboflyons
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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Washington

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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Michigan

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Arizona

3.84/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22 oz poured to shaker pint

A: pours opaque dark brown with a finger and a half of nicely persistent head

S: outrageously malt bomb, strong molasses aroma.

T: Decent amount of hop and black malt bitterness are a 180 from the sweet malty nose. Coffee grass, chocolate are big notes at front, some sweet brown sugar, caramel, fig and yeast as it warms.

M: Good CO2 level adds some bite... fairly thick and creamy like a stout when the head lays over.

O: Didn't really like the first sip... let this one breathe and strike when it is a little warmer. Not exactly what I expect from a black IPA. More along the lines of a ridiculously hopped dopplebock. Not my fave in the style, but not bad at all, either.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 01:08:13 | More by ryannosaurus
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Missouri

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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving from the bottle and the picture on the profile matches.

Appearance: Dark almost not able to see any light through it. It has a nice head about two fingers and dissipated slowly.

Taste: Its good it has a sharp taste to it that I will have to read some other reviews to see just what it is. I don't think its the hops because its not overly bitter.

Mouth feel: Its thick but not so much like a stout. This is my first black IPA so cant give a big review on the category.

Overall: I like the Fathers Day theme and this is a fine beer, I would recommend everyone try it at least once.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 23:54:49 | More by bleedsblu
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Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Dad's Little Helper Black IPA from Rogue Ales
83 out of 100 based on 441 ratings.