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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
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178 Ratings
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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 6.37%
Wants: 26
Gots: 34 | FT: 2
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:
Beer added by: XmnwildX12 on 11-22-2013

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Ratings: 178 | Reviews: 27
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.95/5  rDev +16.7%

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4.8/5  rDev +13.2%

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4.79/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

Photo of Arrowhead_MN
4.74/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The best execution of a coffee beer that I have ever had.

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4.73/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.67/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of nograz
4.66/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.62/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KarlHungus
4.61/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigbeers84
4.6/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kenai4
4.59/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brentk56
4.56/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: A fudge brown color with ruby highlights; the tannish head was somewhat smaller than expected but still left a lot of lacing behind

Smell: Not sure that I have ever smelled coffee aromatics on a beer like this one - really nice

Taste: A touch of roast and a hint of chocolate and then the coffee takes over, relentlessly; the finish has a touch of bitterness and smoke that adds complexity

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A bit lighter in the body than I would expect from a stout and the brewery doesn't call this a stout on their webpage, either; it's more of an American Black minus the hops and plus the coffee

Thanks, DaftPatrick, for the opportunity

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4.55/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of maedhros09
4.53/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look: Black with brown edges, 1/2 in of fine tan head that leaves lacing and a very thin film.

Smell: Coffee with chocolate, somewhat muted.

Taste: Again a marriage of coffee and chocolate with caramelly sweetness and some very mild bitterness or astringency

Feel: Thick body, very fine carbonation resulting in extremely smooth mouthfeel.

Overall: A very well-balanced and blended, extremely smooth coffee stout. Undoubtedly caffeinated, for those like me who are sensitive to caffeine. The coffee flavors are of a very high quality with very little bitterness.

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4.52/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.52/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Cold Press Black Ale from Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.