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Dark Day IPA - Wormtown Brewing Co.

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Dark Day IPADark Day IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wormtown Brewing Co. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
2011: 6.2% ABV (available on tap and in growlers)
2012- : 6.0% ABV (available on tap, growlers, and in 22oz bottles)

(Beer added by: rudzud on 02-01-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

bpk59, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Andrewhauck, Jul 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

Jaycase, Jan 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

verdict603, Dec 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

CJRubes, Dec 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

666_MPH, Dec 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

discharmingly, Oct 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

Kevincredible, Aug 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

julie3231, Aug 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

jbertsch, Aug 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

harsley, Jul 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

brokentee, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

josephwa, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

Gregwa, Jun 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Massbmx, Apr 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

buffcityx, Mar 22, 2013
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3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A dark black brown color with a very healthy tan head and lots of lacing. The aroma offers a minty evergreen with herbal hop balance. Very enticing. The flavor brings lots of green leaf bitterness and watery malt. I get some very mild molasses with a hint of charcoal bite and lemony freshness. Flavorful enough but a tad watery in feel with a light-plus body constitution and mild carbonation. A little more body and a little more hop profile would have helped what is otherwise an average black ipa. I expected more from Wormtown but nothing bad here, well worth a try.

Durge, Sep 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

DonFisco, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of Chico1985
3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Kevin for sharing this.

Pours a dark brown with a beige head that retains well, leaves good lace.

All sharp hops in the scent, an odd mix of danky, herbal, minty. Not much blackness to speak of.

Taste is a bit more balanced but this is quite big on the hops, not so much on the black. A decent plethora of grapefruit, grassy, earthy, citrus. Some dark caramel malts and dark fruit.

Solid mouthfeel, good carbonation level and pretty easy drinking.

Kind of a weird hop profile to me but pretty decent overall, not your typical black IPA.

Chico1985, Aug 27, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Black but not oily thick midnight black, just on the cusp of blackened. White foamy head forms to about a finger with OK retention.

S- Hops take precedence but they are hard to describe to me. Not much roast or malts in general. Has a big general berry note to me with herbal, citrus and floral as well. Slight cereal grains.

T- Again the hops hit me with a big fruity herbal thing that feels like berries. Somewhat floral and earthy too. Pineapple and intense orange peel open up with warmth. Cocoa, cereal grains and caramel as well.

MF- Moderate carbonation in a standard body of IPA thickness. Lighter end bitterness in the finish.

Solid Black IPA but there isn't as rich of a base beer compared to others.

cbutova, Aug 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

GoBIG, Aug 16, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle purchased as a single from somewhere localish.

Poured into a CCB pub glass, formed a 1/2" tan head over the clear burgundy brew. Head recedes gradually, with frothy lacing. Aroma is roasted grains and pine.

Taste is rich sweetness upfront, light pine in the middle, and a rounded bitterness through the close. Mouthfeel is soft and smooth, and drinkability is good. Looking forward to the second bottle I have in the fridge.

ppoitras, Aug 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

djrn2, Jun 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

cofeeguru, Jun 08, 2012
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Dark Day IPA from Wormtown Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.