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Mountain Standard Double Black IPA - Odell Brewing Company

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Mountain Standard Double Black IPAMountain Standard Double Black IPA

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

640 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 640
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 117
Gots: 51 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GilGarp on 11-15-2010)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

poured from the bottle into a pint glass

A - Pours a dark, used-motor oil black capped by a creamy, tan, two-finger head. Head stays intact all the way down the glass. Leaves behind a nice wall of lacing.

S - Upon opening the bottle, there is a light nose of chocolate and malt - not much hinting at what lies within! In the glass, licorice, molasses, and alcohol notes begin to come out.

T - Chocolate malt upfront. The body is a delicious blend of dark rum, licorice, and molasses overlain on a rich, chocolate backbone. A bit more chocolate and touch of bitterness as the beer passes over the back of the tongue leads to a complex and delightful finish of candied plum, dark rum, and chocolate.

M - Full bodied and creamy like a good stout, but also embodies some of the chewyness of a well-crafted IPA. Just about perfect!

I figured that I'd finally pull this out of my refrigerator and review it after a hard weekend of working on the house and selling some car parts. The fact that today we switched back to Mountain Standard Time from daylight savings is only icing on the cake! This is a fantastically complex and rich beer that blends the attributes of two of my favorite styles: hardy stouts and IPAs. It is really just absolutely delicious and I could see myself drinking a couple of these in an evening if only I could erase from my memory the disaster resulting from $2 a pint Old Rasputin....

Bockrules, Mar 10, 2014
Mountain Standard Double Black IPA from Odell Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 640 ratings.