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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

370 Ratings
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Ratings: 370
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 21
Gots: 27 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +13%

12-07-2013 06:46:20 | More by chuckgfk
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cosmicevan

New York

3.68/5  rDev -2.1%

big thanks to flexabull for this cool seasonal. enjoyed from a PFriem snifter.

a - brew poured a dark almost black with a finger of off grey bubbly head. lace coated the glass as the head dissolved.

s - nose is purple grape with nuts. some soggy malt as well.

t - purple grape. toasted malt. some slight roast. crispness. charcoal. spicy finish. biscuits. crystalized malt.

m - crisp. char.

o - overall nice winter beer. hits the vibe of the season just right. enjoyable brew.

12-02-2013 02:21:27 | More by cosmicevan
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Bobk80

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-30-2013 13:45:41 | More by Bobk80
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pkalix

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-29-2013 20:44:09 | More by pkalix
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Oregon

5/5  rDev +33%

11-29-2013 07:50:49 | More by AnEscapedMind
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BigJYoungblood

Oregon

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-29-2013 06:43:31 | More by BigJYoungblood
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Flathead_Monster

Montana

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-29-2013 01:36:26 | More by Flathead_Monster
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angryyoungdrunk

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-28-2013 23:07:58 | More by angryyoungdrunk
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MastaShonuf

California

4.25/5  rDev +13%

11-28-2013 02:57:50 | More by MastaShonuf
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Swedgin

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-27-2013 06:31:39 | More by Swedgin
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trocketsauced

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-27-2013 03:22:56 | More by trocketsauced
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

11-26-2013 09:35:34 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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MarioM

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-24-2013 16:35:30 | More by MarioM
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Amerikon

California

4.25/5  rDev +13%

11-24-2013 04:24:24 | More by Amerikon
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Spikester

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Pours dark brown with two fingers of light tan long lasting head. Good amount of lacing on the side of the glass.
Smell is a faint whiff of malt. No bad aromas just not much going on.
Taste is sweet caramel chocolate a touch of coffee and a dark hop bitterness. Might find some molasses as well.
Mouthfeel is a bit on the light side. Carbonation is medium. Finish is slightly dry and bitter. Leaves you wanting another sip.
Overall an easy drinking beer and quite similar to many "winter warmers." Alcohol level is on the high side but is mostly hidden by all the rich flavors. Recommended.

11-22-2013 04:49:28 | More by Spikester
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MikeMilanoDesign

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-17-2013 10:16:09 | More by MikeMilanoDesign
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hopqaman

Florida

4.29/5  rDev +14.1%

Being a slayer fan I was super excited about this one.

A: pours an extremely dark brown with a very thin quickly disapating white head.

S: Not much going on in the nose. A bit of nuttiness, caramel malts, and a bit of cocoa Smells a bit festive would be a good way to describe this. Nothing overpowering.

T: nutty, a bit malty with slight coffee notes. with a very pronounced hop bitterness at the end that surprised me because I couldn't detect any hops in he nose. I like it a lot.

M: thin carbonation wish it was a bit more viscous. It left my lips a bit sticky.

Overall: I had high hopes for a beer that bared the name of the almighty thrash lords known as slayer. It did not let me down. I need to blast some altar of sacrifice while I enjoy this. I'd recommend this beer to any metal or hop head.

11-16-2013 07:07:22 | More by hopqaman
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DanielDomigan

Florida

4.05/5  rDev +7.7%

Fucking metal holiday artwork

copper color sparkling lacing around snifter

no smell really at all some maltyness

in the beginning sweet chocolate roasty taste with slight cherry hints and caramel malt hidden within and then a hoppy bitter finish

light syrupy mouth feel with light carbonation

defiantly a beer worthy of slayers name

11-16-2013 06:49:36 | More by DanielDomigan
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DMc8ride

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-11-2013 21:34:25 | More by DMc8ride
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dertyd

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-11-2013 06:32:05 | More by dertyd
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Braheem

Oregon

3.71/5  rDev -1.3%

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.

11-08-2013 01:23:16 | More by Braheem
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California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-05-2013 08:32:41 | More by jesus808
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Oregon

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Oregon

4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Sleigh'r Dark Doüble Alt Ale from Ninkasi Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 370 ratings.