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Darkness Falls - Relic Brewing Co

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Darkness Falls
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very good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 7.87%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Relic Brewing Co visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 08-22-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Black Saison w Brett - aged on Cherries
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This is one is a solid black saison with a modest but decent almond colored bit of head and delicate whispers of lace. The aroma is incredible with deep cherry chocolate malt paired with sharp funky yeast. I get yellow raisin cinnamon and toasted rhubarb. Complex and so uniquely beautiful. The flavor jumps into more of the tart cherry rhubarb theme that bites a bit at the back if you palate. The malt is still present for sure but it takes a bit if a back seat as you first get into it. I chilled this but it definitely benefits from warming to something closer to room temperature. Prune malt and subtle chocolate with a leafy hop hint. It really grows on you. The body is solidly medium with a smooth, modestly carbonated feel. Relic once again shows that it leads the way for Connecticut craft brewing. A true artisan!

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Darkness Falls from Relic Brewing Co
87 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.