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Darkwater - Swamp Head Brewery

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Darkwater
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BA SCORE
87
very good

100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Swamp Head Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jdmpolk on 03-05-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Lare453, Nov 05, 2014
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3.34/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Thanks to Earlycsquid for sharing this one at the monthly bottle share held at Flask Fine Wines in Studio City, CA.

Pours a murky brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with roast, char, and slight herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast and hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer with a solid smell, but the flavors are a bit watery and boring to me.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Nov 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

fredmugs, Oct 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

Thedrizzle, Oct 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Gonzoillini, Oct 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Enjoyed in a 10oz snifter at The Craft Bar Destin, Fl. Poured a dark brown to black with about a finger of off white to tan head. Subtle notes of roasted malt. Kinda of a light porter IPA hybrid to be honest. Pretty good. Overall subtle beer. Worth trying for sure.

bricksandivey, Oct 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

Marco_Gtz, Oct 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

indy351, Oct 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

ninaturner, Sep 19, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -7.2%

BMESSER88, Sep 19, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -6.2%

DrChadly, Sep 19, 2014
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2.68/5  rDev -30.9%

tango, Sep 18, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -12.4%

jblain, Sep 14, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -6.2%

TKEbeerman, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

bloodysundae, Aug 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

Thors_Bounty, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

HideYaBeer, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

LukeGude, Aug 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

zekeman17, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Zonian1, Jul 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

sleuthdog, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

threedaggers, Jul 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Mdodge8837, Jun 28, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour is black with lots of tan head. Nose is light roast, hint of marshmallow, citrusy hops. Taste is sweeter, roast is very light, notes of dark malts, a good bit of citrus and notes of candied sugar. Gets a little sweet, strong carb and a light body. Flavors are a bit muted.

cpetrone84, Jun 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

RayUF07, Jun 09, 2014
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Darkwater from Swamp Head Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.