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NvU Pajama Party - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Florida9 on 09-30-2013)
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2.3/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Thanks to Duffy to sharing.

A - Poured into a tulip a nice dark black hue with s thin mocha head .

S - Aromas of well, butter and popcorn, diactyl all the way, a shame as there's faint hip notes too.

T - Taste is very disappointing, cardboard and butter light hop bitter finish. Butter all the way.

M - Mouthfeel is nice but the slick butter kinda kills this.

O - Overall this beer was ruined by diactyl, just a huge shame. Great bottle art though!

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kevanb

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2.53/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.25

650ml bottle, batch 216, poured into a Pipeworks snifter.

The beer pours a nice deep black color, quite opaque, light cola brown hues when hit by the light, a big, fluffy, bone colored head rises about 2 fingers high that has great retention and leaves a big network of sticky lace behind. The aroma is pretty straightforward for the style, dank bitter pine, light citrus fruit, before some chalky, dark grains come out along with some coffee roast and dark chocolate at the back end. One thing does strike me as odd, a bizarre milky aroma, very creamy and very off-putting. The flavors carry that odd milkiness way too much, really dominates the palate and shifts the focus away from the hops completely. Chocolate and coffee and definitely immediately present, although the coffee is quite light, and rich, sweet grain plays a bit with the darker, more bitter chocolate. Pine is pretty much the only hop component here, citrus is a total afterthought, but the bitterness and earthiness from the pine does linger nicely, it's just unfortunately clashing with such a weird cream component. The body is nice, very dry, crisp and lively carbonation while still being rich and smooth, carries the flavors well and finishes easily with a bitter hop kick.

Verdict: A weird experience to say the least. The aroma suggested all the hallmarks of a solid CDA but the creamy qualities really just butchered this beer, especially on the tongue, it was so unescapable that I couldn't help but drain pour this one.

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NvU Pajama Party from Pipeworks Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.