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Hop In The Dark - Deschutes Brewery & Public House

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Hop In The Dark
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BA SCORE
87
very good

50 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery & Public House visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
70 IBU

(Beer added by: Redrover on 10-24-2011)
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Presentation: 1 Pint, 6 FL ozs brown bottle with an interesting animation of a hop field in the dark, in front of a mountain and the moon, 'Best-By' date clearly marked.

Appearance: Very dark brown with a clinging tan lace that seems to stay for a while...HUGE light brown head...AMAZING lacing!!!

Smell: Mildly sweet in the nose with hints of soaked currants, roasted malts and a big scent of hops.

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Hop In The Dark from Deschutes Brewery & Public House
87 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.