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Black Ale - Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

85 Ratings
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.67%
Wants: 1
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bent Paddle Brewing Co. visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gatornation on 06-25-2013)
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12-29-2013 22:39:39 | More by zeff80
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Deep brown, good initial head that gradually fades.

Roasty notes in the nose.

Classic porter/stout notes: roasted malt, caramel, cola, chocolate, oatmeal.

Medium thick mouthfeel, goes down easy.

This was well balanced and tasty. Doesn't fit the mold of the typical hoppy black IPA but I'm very impressed with the first I've had from Bent Paddle.

Serving type: can

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Minnesota

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

Serving glass: Poured from can into Nonic Pint.

Appearance: Black with good sized tan head and nice lacing rings.

Smell: Heavy roasted aroma, with dark chocolate, bitter coffee and smoke. Definite oat aroma as well.

Taste: Similar to the aroma, with very dry, roasted notes of chocolate, coffee and smoke. Some bite at the end from the roasted malts as well as spicy hoppiness.

Feel: Smooth and creamy with moderately low carbonation. The body is lighter than expected. Dry finish.

Overall: The Black Ale name is a bit of a misnomer, as everyone assumes that means Black IPA. This is really an Oatmeal Stout but with a lighter body than expected for the style. This is really good stuff; I just hope people aren't disappointed that this is not a hop bomb.

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Black Ale from Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.