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Icon Series: Cascadian Dark Ale | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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3.95
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Icon Series: Cascadian Dark AleIcon Series: Cascadian Dark Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States | website

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
The key to a Black IPA is to artfully balance the aggressive hop flavor and bitter with the roast of the black malt to create a wonderful marriage of the two competing tastes. Icon Blue starts with a big hop nose up front, the result of Centennial and Simcoe additions at end of boil and dry hopping. There is also a roast malt character that starts with the nose and goes all the way through the end. At the finish, the Chinook and Columbus hops kick in to create a lasting bitter. We fermented this beer with our Saint Arnold ale yeast, which contributes an additional complexity. This beer is best served at 45°F to 55°F.

This beer was inspired by Pete Garza’s winning entry in the 2012 Big Batch Brew Bash.

Added by Pesci on 03-19-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Icon Series: Cascadian Dark Ale from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.