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Sleigh'r Dark Doüble Alt Ale - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Sleigh'r Dark Doüble Alt AleSleigh'r Dark Doüble Alt Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

362 Ratings
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Ratings: 362
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 20
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Called 'Dark Double Alt' on the label.

Ninkasi website:
"7.2% alc./vol. 50 ibus."

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 01-08-2009)
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I love most of Ninkasi brews and this is not exception. I like the light flavor and great mouth fell of this beer. It has a nice brown head with awesome lacing. I am drinking this out of a Chimay Goblet and there is not a large spice presence which I appreciate. It has the carbonation I would expect from an alt beer and with a nice nutty flavor this beer might just become a new favorite winter ale.

All in all this brew is light in flavor and light on the wallet but heavy in ABV.

Cheers

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2010 05:18:19 | More by Blissfullbrew
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearence: Dark brown with a fairly decent cream colored head, that eventually gives way to some nice lacing.

Smell: Not overwhelming, predominantly roasted malts, but nothing distinctive.

Taste: Almost like a nut brown. Roasted malts... picking up on a touch of apple. Hoppy without it being overwhelming or the main focus of the beer. Hints of chocolate as it reaches the back of the tongue. Not as complex as I was hoping for.

Mouthfeel: Fairly crisp and light. Good carbonation.

Drinkability: Very drinkable and light for a winter ale.

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Wetpaperbag

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3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Saw this bottle around last season, but missed out. Then my wife picked me up some this year as a surprise gift.

A- Dark brown, sort of a mahogany color. The head is a tan tightly bubble head.

S- Smells good, kinda malty with a good spice note.

T- This is tasty, winter brew. I like the maltyness and spices that are playing there. There is a hop taste that is a bit bitter but doesn't seem to fit with the other tastes of the beer. I like the hop presence in this beer, but this is a bitterness that shouldn't be there.

M- Good feel, could use a touch more carbination.

D- Very drinkable, and tasty.

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Braheem

Oregon

3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured out of a 12oz bottle as part of a Ninkasi brewers box. Sleighr is dark amber, almost black in the glass. An enthusiastic pour produces a rather disappointing thin head that dissipates quickly. This disappointment didn't last long because this brew tasted great. It does taste malty, but certainly not overly so. The smell and taste are somewhat akin to fermented blackberry. A mild Christmas beer with a well camouflaged ABV at 7.2 it taste more like a 5.5.

Overall a very enjoyable beer. Glad Ninkasi is holding it down for us folks here in Oregon.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 01:23:16 | More by Braheem
Sleigh'r Dark Doüble Alt Ale from Ninkasi Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 362 ratings.