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Bitter Neighbor - Third Street Brewhouse

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BA SCORE
85
very good

151 Ratings
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 1
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Third Street Brewhouse visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: morimech on 07-10-2012)
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Reviews by alphagnome:
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alphagnome

Iowa

4.55/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Deep, dark mahogany colored body that is surprisingly clear when held to the light. Topped by a finger thick beige head that leaves lacing everywhere makes this a very welcoming (and deceiving) beer!

Aroma:
A constant struggle. During one sniff, you'll get vibrant malts and chocolate notes and the next will zesty herbal and grassy hops. Hints of lactose and light brown sugar give this BLACK IPA a delicate sweetness that I can't stop sniffing!

Taste:
The struggle continues with each sip offering up something new to discover. Roasted, nutty malts and caramel. Bitter coffee blends flawlessly with the earthy hops. Pepper appears to be thrown in for good measure. Nutty aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:
Medium to full body with decent carbonation. Very smooth sipper! Finishes a bit dry, but not at all out of character for the style. Inoffensive and easy to drink and enjoy!

Overall:
When I recently visited Minnesota and sought out a selection of beers unavailable in Iowa, I had my favorites lined up (Surly, Steel Toe, & Flat Earth) and knew nothing about this brewery when I took a gamble and grabbed a few bottles of everything they brew and I'm glad I did! Everything thus far has exceeded expectations and this Black IPA is no exception! What we have here is an easy to drink IPA that won't offend anyone, regardless if you favor hops or malts! Grab it and enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 23:20:07 | More by alphagnome
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4.71/5  rDev +24.3%
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Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. dark color, stuck to the glass quite nice.

Smell: Toasted malts, caramel, toffee, maybe a little licorice.

Taste: Delivers amazing balance of smooth bitterness. If this beer had a trendy name (pig, hog, mother in law) it would rate higher. Toasted-roasted-smoked malts, caramel, toffee, coffee, molasses, and licorice. This beer is balanced well for a dark IPA.

Drinkability: This beer deserves better overall ratings. Not much of a 3rd Street homer but they make some really good domestic beer with flavor; this is no exception. This should be poured, not drank from a bottle. The flavors are complex, drinkable and delicious.

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Good bite , dark flavor. Does not linger in a bad way, smooth finish. Third Street Brew House has a signature taste that I enjoy . You cant go wrong when you pop the tap because they have many varieties that any beer lover can appreciate and have fun with.

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Bitter Neighbor from Third Street Brewhouse
85 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.