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Dark Planet - Straight To Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

23 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AndyGator on 10-14-2013)
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Ratings: 23 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by GPHarris:
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GPHarris

Alabama

4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a - poured a one finger thick tan head into a snifter that left nice sheeting throughout. the body was dark brown with red edges which gave it a deep purple look.
s - boozy in a great way with some dark fruit and malt aromas.
t - plums, grapes, bready with a hint of booziness.
m - slick and medium.
o - super drinkable and the heat really accentuated the beer and was pleasant. very nice sipper.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 16:25:23 | More by GPHarris
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Poured into a snifter.

A: Cherry burgundy; opaque. A half finger head that dissipates quickly. Foamy lacing.

S: Cherries, molasses, Belgian yeast, dates and raisins.

T: The Belgian yeast really comes through with apricots, plums and figs. Sticky sweet, almost cloyingly so. A nice bourbon finish. Alcohol creeps in. Better as it warms.

M: Medium with a medium carbonation.

O: I' d like this one a whole lot more if it weren't so freakin' sweet. Not bad, but definitely a one and done. Share with others so you won't have to drink it all yourself.

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S: Dried fruits. Spicy and Belgian. Smells like the best BDSAs. Raisins and candy sugar.

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T: Caramel and buttery brown sugar. A bit of dark fruits - plums, dates, raisins.

M: Full bodied and lightly carbonated. Coats the tongue nicely.

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Dark Planet from Straight To Ale
89 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.