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La Petite Mort - Black Raven Brewing Co.

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La Petite MortLa Petite Mort

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

28 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 8.11%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Black Raven Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 07-15-2009)
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Reviews by Kuaff:
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Kuaff

Alaska

4.49/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Hopvine in Seattle. In a snifter.

It appears a deep, dark, brackish ruby with a solid finger of off-white froth as a head.

Smells like bourbon, raisins, cherries, maple, and molasses. A tempting aroma.

It tastes pretty much exactly like it smells, but with the addition of a classically Belgian, bready finish. The flavor also has more vanilla, I think.

The feel isn't overly spritzy for a Belgian ale, which I like. Sweet and syrupy.

Really a lovely dark Belgian ale.

Serving type: on-tap

05-25-2014 02:42:33 | More by Kuaff
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S: Some dark fruits and sugar

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La Petite Mort from Black Raven Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.