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Fade To Black (Volume 3 - Pepper Porter) - Left Hand Brewing Company

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86
very good

490 Ratings
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Ratings: 490
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 11
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: claytong on 09-28-2011)
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beesy

Ohio

3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle was labeled as being bottled 09/22/11. Interesting that the bottle date was on the neck when the label has a white box specifically for this reason.

A - Poured a clear, dark brown that appears almost black in the glass. One finger tan head that fades to a slim head with good staying power. Some lacing present.

S - Notes of chocolate and caramel. Having a hard time picking up any pepper, but I'm coming off of fighting a cold and still a little congested.

T - Very noticable chocolate with a slight sweetness that finshes up with a touch of black pepper taste. I get a lingering warmness of hot peppers but cannot detect its actual flavor. Very slight detection of black pepper. (maybe the congestion is causing my smeller and taster to be a little desensitized).

M - Medium. Fits well with this beer. Any thicker and I fear it would become cloyingly sweet and any thinner and it couldn't hold the warmness of the pepper or the black pepper flavors.

D - Moderate to moderate low. I dont think I would sit around and kick a 6er in one sitting. I think this would pair nice with braised pork belly and cheddar mashed potatoes.

Overall an interesting beer. I like how they've listed the Scoville units in place of the IBUs on their website. I was surpirised this was listed as 7.2% ABV.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2011 22:40:57 | More by beesy
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Fade To Black (Volume 3 - Pepper Porter) from Left Hand Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 490 ratings.