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Nothing But Flowers - Black Raven Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Black Raven Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HuskyinPDX on 02-09-2014)
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Doodamis-Maximus

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

08-07-2014 00:11:13 | More by Doodamis-Maximus
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

08-07-2014 00:02:26 | More by mpalestino
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hreb

Washington

3.89/5  rDev -1.3%

22oz bottle served in pint glass. The label promises a drinkable, low-intensity vehicle for hop aroma, and based on the promise of 4.9% ABV, I'm hopeful these folks actually understand the meaning of the word "session" (even if it is only offered in 22s). Beer pours pale yellow with an ample white head. Aroma is mild and fresh, delivering the promised floral hop aroma with a hint of citrus. Flavor is similarly mild, though some non-bitter hops really come through on the palate. Carbonation level is low enough to match the style (bottled session ale, that is), and there's just enough of a kick of uncaramelized barley to bring some dimension to the flavor. Overall I'd say this beer delivers on its promises, and offers some great, if unsurprising, hop flavor.

07-26-2014 03:13:03 | More by hreb
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +0.3%

A-golden color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-citrus, slight tropical fruit, pine, light floral, malt

T-bready malt, citrus, hint of caramel, slight tropical fruit, pine, floral, moderate bitter finish

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-nice flavor and easy drinking session ale, should make this a regular

07-18-2014 05:17:30 | More by MDDMD
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flagmantho

Washington

3.78/5  rDev -4.1%

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a touch of haze and a pretty strong effervescence. Head pours a finger of frothy white foam with OK retention.

Smell: sweet malt with some citrusy character. Not bad, but not terribly complex.

Taste: very slightly caramelly malt with citrusy, herbal and earthy hop character. There's a moderate bitterness here which is balanced with the light maltiness. Pretty tasty.

Mouthfeel: light body with a big carbonation and a very surprising creaminess. I'm a big fan!

Overall: this beer is not overly complex, but it is eminently quaffable on a heat-wave day like today.

07-14-2014 22:02:02 | More by flagmantho
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.5%

07-03-2014 06:03:40 | More by twelveinches
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draheim

Washington

3.94/5  rDev 0%

22oz into a tulip. Pours a clear straw color w/ a loose, frothy white head, some patchy lace.

Aroma is hoppy and floral, a little citrusy.

Taste is pale, neutral, biscuity malt and spicy, floral, citrusy PNW hops. Crisp, clean and straightforward.

Mouthfeel is light and refreshing. More body than I expected from such a low ABV beer. Finishes clean and crisp.

Overall a very nice, drinkable summer ale.

06-26-2014 00:59:41 | More by draheim
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.01/5  rDev +1.8%

Poured into a Black Raven pint glass. Pours a light golden amber with active carbonation. Two finger white head dissipates quickly to a thick cap with good retention and slippery lacing. Aroma of light bready and biscuit malt, mild citrus and floral hops (as advertised), a bit of berry juice. Flavor follows with light to medium biscuit malt, interesting hop flavors spanning citrus, mild pine with floral elements, orange family citrus and hints of tropical fruit.Finishes with a lingering floral citrus hop bitterness. Surprisingly full, nearly creamy body, nice mouth feel. I'm still not sold on session IPAs; I really think a somewhat higher ABV really allows the hops to shine, but this is quite tasty and well balanced. The initial taste seems thin, but flavor development is good and the finish is satisfyingly flavorful. It still reminds me how much more awesome Birdserker was. Maybe I'm spoiled for lighter IPAs now. Despite that, this is one of the better session IPAs I've had, nicely done.

06-25-2014 04:07:17 | More by LiquidAmber
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Washington

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Washington

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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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Washington

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-30-2014 03:26:34 | More by Zaximus
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Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Washington

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Washington

5/5  rDev +26.9%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Maryland

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Washington

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Washington

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Washington

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Nothing But Flowers from Black Raven Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.