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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

445 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 445
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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Reviews by watermelonman:
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watermelonman

California

3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The pint arrived wearing near black, with a small but significant head and lace to match that description.

The smell brings pine hops on top a short but present dark malt background. Malt is stronger in the taste, but all the same basic flavors are there. This is is quite drinkable, and the mouthfeel is solid and pleasing.

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2013 06:13:50 | More by watermelonman
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

07-01-2014 21:04:45 | More by athomasPSU
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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

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-26-2014 07:52:02 | More by Bucknutty24
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Florida

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

3/5  rDev -18.5%

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District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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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

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Bramsigman

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Dad's Little Helper Black IPA from Rogue Ales
83 out of 100 based on 445 ratings.