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Black's Dawn - Cismontane Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

228 Ratings
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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 13
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cismontane Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Named after Black's Beach

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 07-03-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

sendsilk, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Bandi, Dec 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

metter98, Dec 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

atoulouk, Dec 26, 2013
Photo of arizcards
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a 500 ml bottle from Total Wine in mid-August for $6.99.

Beer poured black with a nice tan head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose has hints of coffee and mocha.

Taste is bitter chocolate, coffee grounds, roasted malts. This is slightly sweet but the hopping level keeps things balanced nicely.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and pretty smooth.

Overall this is a very nice brew. Lots of flavor going on here without a huge abv. Recommend to try it if available!

arizcards, Dec 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25.9%

studad, Dec 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

mhaugo, Dec 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

dvmin98, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

mendvicdog, Dec 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

drummermattie02, Dec 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

duceswild, Dec 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

yourefragile, Dec 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

oline73, Dec 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

fellowrs, Dec 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +23.5%

Justinnitsuj, Dec 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

mattvandyk, Dec 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

juicebox, Dec 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

mmulebarn, Dec 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

midnitesun11, Nov 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

OhioBobcat, Nov 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

ste5venla, Nov 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

2beerdogs, Nov 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

westcoastbeerlvr, Nov 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

largadeer, Nov 20, 2013
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4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Local beer, so Raul gonna do it like a cheerleader on a pompom.

Black like a cockroach, but tasty like a morning in Florence. It's thick, it's rich, there is chocolate, and there is a tinge of coffee. Raul approves, but like your grandmama pinching your cheek, it's a lil too sweet. Raul will put up with the pinched cheeks (especially when they always come with a $20 - thanks, grandmama) but he obviously would rather not have to put up with it.

Have a good one, my children.

RaulMondesi, Nov 18, 2013
Black's Dawn from Cismontane Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.