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Fade To Black (Volume 5 - Black Rye Ale) - Left Hand Brewing Company

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88
very good

218 Ratings
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Ratings: 218
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 8
Gots: 29 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BB1313 on 10-30-2013)
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Quality Dark beer.

kortdogg, Oct 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

t2grogan, Oct 06, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Left Hands Fade to black from a 12 oz bottle pours a thick blackish brown with a light tan
head that dies down to a thin pool of foam and nice lacing. Nose of chocolate, caramel, dark
rye, molasses, and deeply roasted goodness. Flavors are light sweet up front fading to a nice
roasted profile of molasses, dark chocolate and a nice dryness from the rye. Most excellent
mouthfeel, thick and full with a pleasant chocolate/black coffee like aftertaste.

Excellent

Brutaltruth, Sep 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Mwyke, Sep 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

12 oz. bottle poured into a can glass.

Appearance - Medium khaki head that lasts quite a while. Thick collar. Dark, viscous black body.

Smell - Rich chocolate. Rye becomes much more prominent as it warms. Molasses.

Taste - Molasses is the strongest flavor. Chocolate behind it. The rye isn't anywhere near what it is in the smell. Booze is strong and lends a bit of a fruitiness.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy. A bit creamy. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - Not what I expected at all. But then again, I never know what to expect from a style as vague as "Black Ale." This drinks more like a stout than anything else.

Alieniloquium, Sep 08, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -7.7%

From notes on 11/14/13

Dark black in color with a minimal cream colored head. Not much aroma, but what I do get is hints of roasted coffee. Very smooth drinking beer. I’m getting a roasty chocolaty flavor.

kkleu357, Sep 02, 2014
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Fade To Black (Volume 5 - Black Rye Ale) from Left Hand Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.