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Cold Press Black Ale - Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

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Cold Press Black AleCold Press Black Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

90 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 6.56%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bent Paddle Brewing Co. visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: XmnwildX12 on 11-22-2013)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Not disappointing well worth the price

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4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.69/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -18%

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4.2/5  rDev -1.6%

Strong coffee/espresso flavors. Roasted malts. Smooth and creamy. Chocolate. Very well done. The coffee is so fresh!

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.4/5  rDev +3%

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4.52/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Black, huge head.

Smell: Coffee, mocha, sweetness.

Taste: Rich coffee flavor, not too bitter, full mouth feel, very good.

Overall: I tried this at the brewery where I would have probably given it a 4.75, so when cans showed up in the Twin Cities I reviewed it. It's an excellent beer, the coffee is not quite as bitter as I've had in other coffee-infused beers which rates it higher in my mind. At the brewery the feel and taste are even better.

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4.26/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with creamy 2 finger tan head that lingers a while with nice clinging / lacing. Obvious coffee aroma plus toasty malts. Porter-style malt initial taste followed quickly by the coffee. Very nice. The coffee is definitely there in the taste, but not as dominant as the aroma might lead you to expect, but still quite strongly coffee-tasting. Mouth feel is smooth, creamy, but not too thick, as you might expect from a beer labeled as a Black Ale. Taste then transitions to a malt-dominated taste with the hop bitterness coming through at the end and continuing in the aftertaste. The hop bitterness lingers awhile in the aftertaste. A bit pricey @ $11 for a 12 oz 4-pack. Note: as the beer warms, it becomes a bit more unpleasant in the aftertaste. Not too bad; just a bit.

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Cold Press Black Ale from Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.