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Fade To Black (Volume 1 - Foreign Export Stout) - Left Hand Brewing Company

Fade To Black (Volume 1 - Foreign Export Stout)Fade To Black (Volume 1 - Foreign Export Stout)

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329 Ratings
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Ratings: 329
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.31%


Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: superdedooperboy on 11-13-2009)
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Reviews by Yojimbo1941:
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Yojimbo1941

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a tulip glass from a 12oz bottle

A- Black as pitch with a tan, 1/2" head.

S- Cocoa, sweet chocolate, slight hops, hint of vanilla, raisins, cocoa krispies.

T- Sweet, dark chocolate taste which gives way to a slightly bitter chocolate mixed with hops. Slight alcohol bite at the end but is surpassed by the silky finish. Prunes.

M- Medium. Not the type of beer to absolutely coat your tongue. Carbonation does not linger. Very smooth.

D- Not bad. Very smooth on the palate and is definitely a dessert type beer due to the sweetness. Well worth the 2 bucks I paid for it.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2010 21:05:40 | More by Yojimbo1941
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s- not much to report here…roasted malt, I guess
t- Pretty darn good. Coffee, chocolate notes…roasted malt. Alcohol is well hidden.
m – full bodied and creamy, but with a dry finish. The most interesting aspect of the beer, for sure.
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Fade To Black (Volume 1 - Foreign Export Stout) from Left Hand Brewing Company
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