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Catch 23 (a.k.a. Dark IPA) | Central Coast Brewing

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Catch 23 (a.k.a. Dark IPA)Catch 23 (a.k.a. Dark IPA)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Coast Brewing
California, United States | website

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black Rye IPA

"An excessively hopped, high gravity ale, brewed with rye and roasted malts."

Added by ThreeWiseMen on 10-05-2010

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 33
Reviews by megahurts4:
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4.45/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Central Coast Catch 23
On tap from the brewery

Appearance: dark brown, very good lacing, and medium head.

Smell: rich hops, grain, and rye.

Taste: rich malty hops, slight chocolate, and a light rye finish.

Mouthfeel: medium.

Overall:
This is a nice brew. The hops are very pleasant and prevalent. The rye isn't very strong, but you can taste it in the background. 4.5

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Photo of rack0flamb
4.22/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of riotontheroad
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of MikeDre
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of 1424IpA
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Josh_951
3.99/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of hbchrisg
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of WHATalesJEDI
3.84/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Rick778
3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of SocalKicks
3/5  rDev -28.2%

Photo of Jakeminnick
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of scottfrie
4.46/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pint on tap at THG. Reviewed from notes.

A: Served a woody dark brown color with a thick and long lasting cap of dark tan head that lasted almost the entire beer through. Sticky streaks of lace were left down the glass.
S: Mild biscuity malt up front is quickly overpowered by earthy and forest hops. Nice and piney with just a hint of roasted character.
T: Very clean IPA flavors of follow the nose. I taste hints of tropical hops which lingers along with that hint of roast from the nose. Rye is definitely toned down as I get very little spiciness.
M: Very clean and crisp mouthfeel, smooth, with tons of hop bitterness that lingers in the aftertaste. Creamy carbonation, super clean and crisp. Finishes dry. Medium body.
O: One of the best blacks ipas I've had. Very delicious. Almost no roast, and the sweetness is low. If I was blindfolded I probably would think this was just a normal ipa.

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4.16/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.53/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Central Coast Brewing in San Luis Obispo, CA.

Pours a super dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. A foamy latticework of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, rye, and herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with a roasty aftertaste. There is a medium herbal hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is drinkable and pretty tasty.

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Photo of dagubna
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeysun23
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of DruB22
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Knobpolisher
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of BreweryRun
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Gobzilla
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of CJNAPS
4.77/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I thought this was great, they nailed the dark rye style IPA.

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Photo of jenray
4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Catch 23 (a.k.a. Dark IPA) from Central Coast Brewing
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