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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

480 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 480
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 16
Gots: 27 | 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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sansho

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-18-2013 21:23:56 | More by sansho
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barls

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +22%

09-16-2013 01:04:22 | More by barls
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Poucher86

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

09-09-2013 22:23:41 | More by Poucher86
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mkdzimiera

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-08-2013 17:50:08 | More by mkdzimiera
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davegray

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-04-2013 16:05:22 | More by davegray
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RayOhioFelton

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.4%

09-04-2013 03:06:36 | More by RayOhioFelton
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

09-01-2013 18:47:37 | More by JamLand
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-31-2013 17:08:38 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Braz

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.4%

08-30-2013 03:31:11 | More by Braz
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-29-2013 04:41:28 | More by bcsbeer
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WynnO

Florida

3/5  rDev -18.7%

08-27-2013 21:34:20 | More by WynnO
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VaporDome

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-27-2013 21:30:28 | More by VaporDome
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Cheech145

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

08-23-2013 04:24:11 | More by Cheech145
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FINLANDski_1619

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

08-21-2013 03:29:33 | More by FINLANDski_1619
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JVan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-16-2013 19:11:19 | More by JVan
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

08-13-2013 16:47:11 | More by JTomczak
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ISmith87

Arizona

4.08/5  rDev +10.6%

Thought this beer would be a good one to try while I'm on dad duty on a Sunday afternoon.

A - 4 - Good looking beer with about 2 fingers of light tan head with different sized bubble sparsely lacing the glass as it dissipates. Leaves a thick, patchy film of loose bubbles on the top.

S - 4.25 - Chocolate, coffee, espresso and roasted dark malts. Light hint of hops.

T - 4 - Not as good as I thought it would be. A lot of roasted flavors and hop bitterness. Some coffee and chocolate. The hops are piney. Just not as complex as I was hoping for.

M - 4.25 - Good medium carbonation, alcohol well hidden, leaves a nice roasted coffee bean and hop bitterness flavor in your mouth

O - 4 - It's alright, the bottle rocks harder than the beer. Cool name. I'd love to taste it with Wookey Jack and see how the two compare.

08-11-2013 21:35:15 | More by ISmith87
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meltroha

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

08-07-2013 23:29:58 | More by meltroha
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nearengine

Arizona

3/5  rDev -18.7%

08-07-2013 03:58:04 | More by nearengine
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Chrixsus

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-31-2013 01:48:13 | More by Chrixsus
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jkoogler

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-28-2013 21:05:19 | More by jkoogler
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fitzy84

Massachusetts

3.43/5  rDev -7%

Bought for Father's Day, but just opened today when I found out I was going to be a father to a daughter. Appearance is a black appearance with a slight red hint in the light. Creamy, thin layer of retention with good lacing on the side. Aromas were rich in malts with a slight chocolate, maybe coffeeish, flavor. Taste is a bitter, with a roasty malt flavor. The drink has a good, crisp, medium body with a creamy texture. Overall, a great, celebratory beverage for a great day in my family!

07-27-2013 01:55:34 | More by fitzy84
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Robert_Ray

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

07-27-2013 01:39:24 | More by Robert_Ray
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Jackal

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-26-2013 04:13:48 | More by Jackal
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

22 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured some finger head that reduced to a thin layer. Nice lacing from the reduced foam too. It is a pitch black color with no clarity or bubbles seen coming up through the glass. Crazy frothy lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Chocolate, bready, and smoky malts. Citrus, pine, and earthy notes from the hops.

Taste: Pretty much getting a blend of hops and malts with lingering ashy bitterness from the barley. Somewhat extremely lingering. A few more sips and still there. It mellowed put after a while.

Mouthfeel: Ash, bitter, full bodied, low to medium carbonation, and lingering bitterness.

Overall: Solid ABA here by Rogue. I feel the bitterness could be lightened up a bit and this beer could be more enjoyable.

07-25-2013 06:27:04 | More by Flounder57
Dad's Little Helper Black IPA from Rogue Ales
83 out of 100 based on 480 ratings.