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Fade To Black (Volume 2 - Smoked Baltic Porter) - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Fade To Black (Volume 2 - Smoked Baltic Porter)Fade To Black (Volume 2 - Smoked Baltic Porter)

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

338 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 240
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 18
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  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: Rayek on 11-15-2010)
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Reviews by SDDanC:
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SDDanC

California

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours jet black with a very fizzy mocha head.The nose, I find, roasted barley, coffee, dark chocolate. . . not much sweetness.
The tongue is very similar to the nose, roasted barley is large and it gives a strong coffee taste. Some lingering chocolate in the aftertaste, but the coffee flavor is the fulcrum. Provides an awesome experience. Maybe a little less carbonation for this one.
Overall, very pleased with this brew. A go-to porter in my eye.
Served from bottle, reviewed from notes, early June.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2011 20:49:39 | More by SDDanC
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s- don’t remember…but nothing remarkable
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Fade To Black (Volume 2 - Smoked Baltic Porter) from Left Hand Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.