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Bad Scene - Institution Ale Company

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Reviews: 1
Hads: 4
Avg: 3.9
pDev: 6.41%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Institution Ale Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: charlzm on 02-14-2014

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 4
Reviews by charlzm:
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3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Consumed at the brewery on February 9th, 2014,

Beer is black with a little tan ring of foam around the edges of the glass.

Aroma is dark, bitter chocolate and coffee.

Flavor is intense roast flavor, nearly burnt. Baker's chocolate and over-roasted coffee. Rich, deep and not bitter enough to be a deal breaker, though you should not make the mistake of reading that and thinking it is not bitter enough. No alcohol present in flavor, which is a nice bonus as we close in on 10%.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with just a touch of carbonation tingle.

All is well with this beer. I'll be drinking you again, my friend.

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More User Reviews:
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4.24/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap @ the source.

This year's version is 11% ABV and is worth every A. Delicious. Get some.

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Photo of quetzal013
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Buick222
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Bad Scene from Institution Ale Company
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