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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

423 Ratings
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Ratings: 423
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 24
Gots: 40 | 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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1/5  rDev -73.4%

XRAIG, Sep 25, 2012
Photo of SaintMarysGirl
1.58/5  rDev -58%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

it has a sweet smell almost flowery and has no head at all very weak no foam at the top. smalls like nail polish very alcholic heavy mouth feel but can seem moderate aond some what watery has a very sour taste with a bitter finish it lingers little but not to much when you swollow i didnt like it myself but it i liked beer i might

SaintMarysGirl, Jan 29, 2012
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2/5  rDev -46.8%

largadeer, May 08, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.8%

leftoverburrito, May 08, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -40.2%

terence, Jan 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

Rick778, Sunday at 04:04 AM
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2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of mdcrouser
2.53/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

That's an outstanding looking brew - steady head, chunky like snowfall on fence posts from the beginning, but it melts down a bit to only ring the glass. Like deep brown bricks, with hints of orange around the edges - strong looking beer.

The smell is disappointing at best - a puzzling combination of chalk, tube sock, and a hint of toasted malt.

Unique malt foundation - not sweet, just solid, with heavy hops to balance it out. Grassy, with a bit of cinnamon and other spice.

Good carbonation, it's just unfortunate that what's carbonated isn't that good.

Really didn't enjoy this one - just not my kind of beer.

mdcrouser, Nov 13, 2010
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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

bholby87, Oct 18, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

Beerme5, Oct 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

Sir_Goatman, Oct 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Peder, Jan 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

leprakhan, Dec 08, 2011
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Travisnin, Jan 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

blurredline, Nov 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

LouZ, Tuesday at 09:31 PM
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

bernat1971, Sep 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

chugamugofsud, Feb 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Adamostella, May 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

PacNWDad, Jan 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

lakeylake, Dec 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

towlea25, Jan 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

22 oz. bomber,

A: Pours a deep red with a medium white head, good lace.

S: Cracked wheat and bread, pumpernickel, roast, and toast.

T: Lots of crystal malt, toast. Piney hop finish, definitely an Americanized big altbier, tastes like an Imperial Red almost. A bit unpleasantly bitter at the end.

M: Medium-bodied, but a chalky finish, has a bit of a carbonic acid feel which I not a huge fan of.

D: It's OK, very inexpensive for the bomber ($3.50) which helps, just wish there was something more to it.

Halcyondays, Dec 26, 2010
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

ahalset, Saturday at 05:41 AM
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

brother_kenneth, Mar 08, 2014
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Sleigh'r Dark Doüble Alt Ale from Ninkasi Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 423 ratings.