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Aftermath - Black Market Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

32 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Black Market Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 05-11-2013)
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Ratings: 32 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by BucannonXC5:
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4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Type: 12-oz.can
Glass: Can/pint glass
From: Whole Foods in La Jolla (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $9.99 for a 6-pack
Purchased: April 19, 2014
Consumed: April 19, 2014
Misc.: Rated everything but the color on a train; rated the color the next day

Poured a caramel, orange, semi-clear color with 2-to-3 fingers of white foamy head. Good foamy lacing along the sides of the glass. Good retention.

Smelled sugary floral notes, citrus notes, grapefruit, butter orange, resin hops, tropical hops and orange sorbet.

Tasted similar to the nose. Got sweet floral notes first, citrus, orange sorbet, resin hops, tropical hops, mango and slight butter notes.

Light body. Thin-to-oily texture. Average-to-soft carbonation. Rather abrupt finish.

A very good pale ale. Will definitely have it again.

BucannonXC5, Apr 26, 2014
More User Reviews:
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

ste5venla, Mar 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

LakerLeith, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a fizzy two finger white head; so active I thought it was going to fizz out immediately, but actually had great retention and lots of thick lacing. Nice aroma of pineapple and other tropical fruit, orange, citrus hops and sweet bready malt, nice. Flavor follows, dominated by a great variety of citrus, piney and dank hops, mild bready malt, grapefruit and tropical fruit. Medium bodied with mild creaminess. Quite nicely hopped for a pale ale; the hops flavor drops off just at the finish revealing a slight buttery component, but leaves a long lasting citrus hop bitterness. Nicely done and flavorful, a richly hop flavored (but not overly bitter) pale ale that is worth a revisit.

LiquidAmber, Feb 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

DarthKostrizer, Jun 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

DrewShalvoy, Jan 29, 2014
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HumanParaquat, Aug 09, 2014
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jkolafa, Jan 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

random846, Sep 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

GamerGirl253, Jun 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Rick778, Jul 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Kurmaraja, Sep 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

ThePaleRider, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of mactrail
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This pours with a lovely tall foam in the lanky Peroni lager glass. Color is golden amber tinged with brown. Vast hoppy aroma of mango and cedar. The aromatics seem to change as you sip, but that lovely mix of flowery and spicy is the what makes this such an appealing quaff.

The taste starts with some biscuity malt and just a hint of sweetness. The IBUs are rated at 44, though it seems pretty hoppy to me. It's just not overly bitter, and shades more to the Pale Ale than IPA side. Hops are listed as Columbus, Centenial, Cascade, Zythos, El Dorado, and Mosaic, so it's a nice blend of bitter and aromatic. Some bitter grapefruit but plenty of rich spicy flavors. Dark toast and pineapple-orange.

A highly drinkable lighter style of hoppy brew. It would be interesting to see Black Market try a lower-alcohol version to see if this might still be as tasty closer to four percent. In any case, this is well worth looking for in six-packs of cans. I got mine at the brewery but they seem to distribute around southern California.

mactrail, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of flagmantho
3.76/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium orange hue with a light haze and a strong effervescence. Head is a thick finger of pillowy ivory foam which is leaving a nice lace on the glass as it slowly dissipates. Quite good.

Smell: very piney, resiny and slightly citrusy hops atop a sweet malt base. Quite refreshing; I like it.

Taste: fresh and floral hops with more of that resiny, piney quality. The malt character is a bit on the sweet side for my taste, but basically it is good.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a moderate carbonation and a rockily refreshing texture. It works in this context.

Overall: a decent pale ale, if a bit sweet for me.

flagmantho, Sep 23, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Black Market Brewing Company in Temecula, CA.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, May 11, 2013
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Aftermath from Black Market Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.